IASH 2009, the 11th International Conference on Stability, Handling and Use of Liquid Fuels Prague, Czech Republic
October 18-22, 2009


Edwin Corporan, Session Chair

Keynote Address
Alternative Fuels - Strategy and Results
William E. Harrison III, US Air Force Research Laboratory (USA)

Reduction of Trace Bio-Components in Jet
Alisdair Q. Clark 

Using the Cetane ID 510 for the Prediction of Derived Cetane Numbers of Aviation Turbine Fuels
Scott K. Berkhous 

The Use of Jet Fuel in Diesel Powered Aircraft
Roger G. Gaughan 

Fuel Effects on Range Versus Payload for Modern Jet Aircraft
Simon Blakey, C. W. Wilson, Mike Farmery and Robert Midgley

Joanna Bauldreay, Session Chair

The Impact of FAME on the Distribution and Handling of Aviatiassets/2009ConferenceAbstracts/11thConf2009_A2-1.pdfon Fuels
Anthony Kitson-Smith and Vic Hughes

Understanding the Low Temperature Properties of Biodiesel
Mark L. Brewer and Rick E. Malpas

Effect of FAME on Diesel Fuel Cold Flow Properties
Vincent J. Denecker and Dave Coultas

Refinery Hydrotreated Diesel Production by Organic Oils Hydroconversion

Nelmo F. Fernandes

Effect of FAME on Susceptibility of Merox-treated and Hyrdo-treated Jet A-1 to Microbiological Growth
Graham C. Hill

Hydrotreated Renewable Jet Fuels
Robert. J. Allen, John Graham, Linda Shafer and Zachary West

Applicability of Test Methods for Filter Plugging Tendency (Pumpability) for Evaluation of the Fossil Diesel and Biodiesel Fuels Blends
M. Svoljjšak Jerman, S. Cerjan Stefanović, M. Moder and A. Gregorc

Mike Sherratt, Session Chair

Keynote Address
Automotive Fuels in the Czech Republic – Production, Distribution, Quality and Quality Assessment Systems

Vladimir Matejovsky, Independent Advisor to The Institute of Fuels and Lubricants

Determination of Minimum Required FSII Use and Procurement Limits for USAF Aircraft
Matthew J. DeWitt, Steven Zabarnick, Steven Shaeffer, Theodore Williams, Zachary West, Linda Shafer, Richard Striebich, Scott Breitfield, Ryan Adams, Rhonda Cook, Charles L. Delaney and Donald Phelps

Hydrocarbon Liquid Fuels Thermal Stability, Antioxidant Influence and Behaviour
Sterenn Gernigon, Mickaël Sicard, Frédéric Ser, Francois Bozon-Verduraz

Studies of the Compatibility of DIEGME and TRIEGME Icing Inhibitor Additives with Aircraft Tank Topcoat Material
Steven Zabarnick, Ryan Adams, Zachary West, Matthew J. DeWitt, Linda Shafer, Richard Striebich, Charles L. Delaney and Donald K. Phelps

Shelf Life Improvement of C 18:2 Rich Biodiesel with Baynox Antioxidants – An Evaluation of Equivalent Efficacy According to the EU Draft Direc. 2008/0016
Axel Ingendoh

High Temperature Stabilizers for Chinese RP-3 Jet Fuels at 700K
Guozhu Liu, Yingjie Wang, Xiangwen Zhang, Guoqiang Xu and Zhentao Mi

Vic Hughes, Session Chair

Filtration – An Attractive Route for Dirt Removal
Alisdair Q. Clark

New Techniques in Particle Counting Help Analyzing High Performance Liquid Filters
Michael Schumacher

Condition Monitoring Sensor Evaluation and Test Protocol Development
Kathleen M. Kennedy and Paul P. Wells

Media Migration from Aviation Fuel Filter Monitors
Paul P. Wells

Anthony Kitson-Smith, Session Chair

Logistical Challenges Associated with the Implementation of Alternative Fuels
Pamela Serino

Utilizing Colorimeter/Haze Analyzers for Online Quality Control and Interface Detection with Specialty Fuels
Kam Mohajer

Fit for Purpose Implications for Fuel Suppliers, Handlers and Users
George R. Wilson, III and Steven R. Westbrook

Fuel Quality Impacts on Tier 2-4 Off Road Diesel Engines Having Common Rail Fuel Systems
Norman C. Blizard

Stan Seto, Session Chair

Superior Stability Performance of Fischer-Tropsch (FT) Kerosene
Mariam Ajam and Carl L. Viljoen 

Recent Progress in Synthetic Fuels Development for Aviation
Joanna Bauldreay, Paul F. Bogers, Tim A. Snijders, Joris A. Melkert

Evaluation of Synthetic Diesels for US Navy Shipboard Applications
Philip H. Chang and Richard A. Kamin

Chemical, Thermal Stability, Seal Swell and Emissions Characteristics of Jet Fuels from Alternative Sources
Edwin Corporan, James T. Edwards, Linda Shafer, Matthew .J. DeWitt, Christopher Klingshirn, Steven Zabarnick, Zach West, Richard Striebich, john Graham and Jim Klein

Steve Anderson, Session Chair

Thermal Stability of Alternative Jet Fuels
Mickaël Sicard, Bruno Raepsaet, Frédéric Ser, Jacques Ancelle, Laurie Starck, and Nicolas Jeuland (USA)

Potential of Alternative Fuels for Aircraft: Focus on Thermal and Oxidation Stability
Laurie Starck, Mickaël Sicard, Frédéric Ser, and Nicolas Jeuland

Effect of Chemistry and Boiling-Point Distribution on the Properties and Characteristics of Synthetic Paraffinic Kerosene and Blends with Jet A
Clifford A. Moses, Petrus N.J. Roets, Carl L. Viljoen and George R. Wilson, III

Rick Kamin, Session Chair

Analysis of Issues Concerning the Production and Distribution of Low Sulphur Diesel – One Brazilian’s Refinery Experience
Nelmo F. Fernandes and Paulo Sergio de Souza Rego

Predicting the Impact of ULSD Stability on Modern Engines
Jack Burgazli and Stephen Cook

Thermal Stressing of Ultra-Low Sulfur Diesel and Low Sulfur F-76 Diesel Fuels
David J. Evans, Chris K.J. Hulston, Lance C. Kelly, Michael G. O’Connell, Paul Rawson and Christy-Anne Stansfield

Oxidative Desulphurization of Diesel Fuel
Michio Ikura 

Asphaltenes Stability in Diluted Bitumen and Heavy Oils
Parviz M. Rahimi, Teclemariam Alem, Zhiming Fan and Irwin Wiehe

Graham Hill, Session Chair

Microbial Contamination in Diesel Fuel – Are New Problems Arising from Biodiesel Blends?
Wolfgang Siegert

Biocontamination Diversity in JP-8 and Jet-A
Marlin Vangsness, Susan Mueller, Loryn Bowen, Lisa Brown, Lori Balster, Capt. Jerrod McComb and Ellen Strobel

Effect of FSII on Microbial Contamination: DIEGME and TRIEGME

Lori Balster, Ellen Strobel, Marlin Vangsness, Loryn Bowen, Susan Mueller, Lisa Brown, Daniel Pike and Diana Dalrymple

Effect of Ethanol on Microbial Proliferation in Unleaded Gasoline Microcosms
Frederick J. Passman, Russel P. Lewis, James L. Palmer and Harlan Reid

Strategies for Resolving Problems Caused by Microbial Growth in Terminals and Retail Sites Handling Biodiesels
Edward C. Hill and Graham C. Hill 

Important Technical Considerations When Contemplating Bioluminescence as an Analytical Tool for the Determination of Microbial Contamination of Petroleum Fuels and Other Matrices
Edward W. English and Charlotte Lindhardt

Impact of Biodeterioration of Diesel Fuel Systems
Nelly Klinkspon (Student Awardee)

Matt Fielder, Session Chair

A Rapid Laboratory Analytical Method for Detecting Low Levels of FAME in Jet Fuel: Method Development and Preliminary Industry Study Results
Scott J. Hartman, Oliver Seiler, Laura Owen and Paul Spitteler

The Development and Use of Flow Analysis by FTIR Spectroscopy in a Rapid Screening Test Method for Measuring Traces of Fatty Acid Methyl Esters in Aviation Turbine Fuels
Paul Spitteler, Rob Shaw, Mike Sherratt, and Scott Hartman

Advances in Fluorescence Evaluation of Thermal Stability
Nigil Satish Jeyashekar and George R. Wilson, III

Further Developments in the Measurement of Liquid Phase H2S in Marine Fuels
Wanda Fabriek, Chris Roach and Mike Sherratt


Pam Serino, Session Chair

The Development of a Portable Instrument and Automated Data Processing Software to Predict/Control Heavy Fuel Oils Stability/Compatibility Characteristics
Neil Ryding, Corina Sandu, Huzeifa Ismail, and Sebastian Csutak
Baker Hughes (USA/UK)

Coordinating Research Council (CRC) Overview and Program Summary
Brent K. Bailey and Jan R. Tucker (Presented by Joanna Bauldreay) Coordinating Research Council (USA)

FALEX 400, A New Jet Fuel Thermal Oxidation Tester, ASTM D 3241
Jim Hepp
Compass Instruments Inc. (USA)

An Evaluation of Biocides to Control Microbial Contamination of Hydrocarbon Fuels, Including Biofuels and Their Blends
Phil Keene

Could Jet Fuel Thermal Oxidative Degradation be at Least Partially Responsible for a Recent Crash? A Proposed Hypothesis & Experimental Plan to Test this Hypothesis
Bruce Beaver and Chris Kabana
Duquesne University / EMS Energy Institute (USA)

Technical Issues to Consider When Evaluating Bioluminescence as an Analytical Tool
Edward English and Charlotte Lindhardt
Fuel Quality Services, Inc. / Merck KGaA (USA/GERMANY)

Diesel Fuel Contamination – Analysis of Some Unusual New Contaminants
Steven R. Westbrook
Southwest Research Institute (USA)

Enhanced Thermal Stability & Storage of High Viscosity Fuels and Oils Using Phyre’s Oil De-Oxygenation System (PODS)
Steven Walker, Wesley Jung, Stuart Robertson and Santosh Limaye
Phyre Technologies, Inc. (USA)

Measured Physical Chemical Properties of Model Components
Kavitha Moorthy, James E. Johnson, and George R. Wilson, III Southwest Research Institute (USA)

Microbial Growth on Selected Aircraft Materials
Marlin Vangsness, Lisa Brown, Loryn Bowen, Susan Mueller, Lori Balster, and Ellen Strobel
University of Dayton Research Institute (USA)

Variation of JP-8 Properties in CONUS and Potential Implications During Blending with Synthetic Paraffinic Kerosene (SPK)
Erin Shafer, Richard Striebich, Matthew J. DeWitt, Timothy Edwards and William Harrison
University of Dayton Research Institute (USA)

Emissions Evaluations of Diesel Engines Operated with JP-8 and a 50/50 Fischer- Tropsch/JP-8 Blend
Edwin Corporan, Matthew J. DeWitt and Christopher D. Klingshirn
US Air Force/UDRI (USA)

Next-Generation Fuel Quality Surveillance: The Navy Fuel Property Monitor
Mark H. Hammond, Robert E. Morris, Kevin Johnson, Jeffrey A. Cramer, Braden Giordano, Christopher Von Bargen, and Susan L. Rose-Pehrsson
US Naval Research Laboratory / Nova Research, Inc. (USA)

Assessment of Methods for the Minimisation of Interference from Suspended Water Droplets in Jet Fuel During Particle Counting
Vic Hughes and Paula Zard
Vic Hughes Associates Limited/Particle Solutions Limited (UK)