Low carbon energy

Facilities

Energy students

Facilities include:

  • iPRD processing equipment
  • Waste processing laboratory
  • Analytical facilities
  • The Leeds Electron Microscopy and Spectroscopy Centre
  • Thermochemical processing facilities
  • Biological processing facilities
  • Combustion testing facilities
  • Permittivity/conductivity distribution
  • Ionic flame imaging
  • Fire and explosion testing
  • Thermoacoustic engines/generators/coolers
  • Engine testing facility
  • Hybrid testing car
  • Portable Activity Measurement System (PAMS)
  • Portable Emission Measurement System (PEMS)
  • On-line emission monitoring equipment
  • Mobile air pollutant monitoring station
  • Particle analysis and characterisation
  • Milling
  • Granulation
  • Tabletting
  • Mechanical testing
  • Colloids and surface science laboratory
  • Process imaging, multiphase flow visualisation and measurement
  • Nano-particle characterisation methods
  • Physio-chemical imaging
  • Computer tomography
  • X-ray micro CT
  • X ray diffraction
  • Electrical impedance tomography
  • Sonic anemometry
  • LIBS (elemental analysis on solids, liquids and gases)
  • Laboratory space where open sources can be used
  • Computational facilities
  • AspenTech research (e.g. Aspen Plus, Process Modelling V8.8 and Economic Evaluation V8.8)
  • gPROMS
  • ANSYS
  • TIMES energy systems model.