Alan K. Burnham spends much of his time researching Mineralogy, Pyrolysis, Oil shale, Kerogen and Thermodynamics. His studies deal with areas such as Kinetic analysis, Fossil fuel and Source rock as well as Mineralogy. His work carried out in the field of Pyrolysis brings together such families of science as Decomposition, Fischer assay, Oil shale gas and Analytical chemistry.
His Oil shale research is multidisciplinary, incorporating elements of Overburden and Hydrocarbon. His Kerogen course of study focuses on Petroleum and Natural gas and Petroleum reservoir. His Thermodynamics study combines topics in areas such as Reaction rate and Activation energy.
His primary scientific interests are in Oil shale, Mineralogy, Pyrolysis, Kerogen and Thermodynamics. The Oil shale study combines topics in areas such as Retort and Petroleum engineering. His Mineralogy research incorporates themes from Sedimentary rock, Vitrinite, Fischer assay and Fossil fuel.
His study in Pyrolysis is interdisciplinary in nature, drawing from both Yield, Chemical reaction and Analytical chemistry. Alan K. Burnham has researched Kerogen in several fields, including Organic matter, Petroleum and Hydrocarbon. His research in Thermodynamics focuses on subjects like Activation energy, which are connected to Thermal decomposition.
His primary areas of study are Oil shale, Mineralogy, Kerogen, Pyrolysis and Petroleum engineering. Alan K. Burnham combines subjects such as Retort, Permeability and Formation evaluation with his study of Oil shale. Alan K. Burnham merges Mineralogy with Spatial heterogeneity in his study.
Kerogen is a subfield of Source rock that he explores. His Pyrolysis study integrates concerns from other disciplines, such as Adsorption, Polyethylene, Activation energy and Thermodynamics. In the subject of general Thermodynamics, his work in Volatility is often linked to Statistical error and Differential thermal analysis, thereby combining diverse domains of study.
Oil shale, Kerogen, Mineralogy, Petroleum engineering and Thermodynamics are his primary areas of study. His research in Oil shale intersects with topics in Phase transition, Capillary action and Microstructure. His work deals with themes such as Organic matter, Asphalt, Maceral and Reflectivity, which intersect with Kerogen.
Alan K. Burnham has included themes like Phase boundary, Stress, Green River Formation and Vitrinite in his Mineralogy study. The various areas that Alan K. Burnham examines in his Petroleum engineering study include Waste management, Shale oil extraction, Petroleum and Open system. His biological study spans a wide range of topics, including Industrial engineering, Pyrolysis, Activation energy and Computation.
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ICTAC Kinetics Committee recommendations for performing kinetic computations on thermal analysis data
Sergey Vyazovkin;Alan K. Burnham;José M. Criado;Luis A. Pérez-Maqueda.
Thermochimica Acta (2011)
Evaluation of a Simple Model of Vitrinite Reflectance Based on Chemical Kinetics
Jerry J. Sweeney;Alan K. Burnham.
AAPG Bulletin (1990)
Computational aspects of kinetic analysis: Part A: The ICTAC kinetics project-data, methods and results
M.E. Brown;M. Maciejewski;S. Vyazovkin;R. Nomen.
Thermochimica Acta (2000)
A chemical kinetic model of vitrinite maturation and reflectance
Alan K. Burnham;Jerry J. Sweeney.
Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta (1989)
Developing KH2PO4 and KD2PO4 crystals for the world's most power laser
J. J. De Yoreo;A. K. Burnham;P. K. Whitman.
International Materials Reviews (2002)
Comparison of methods for measuring kerogen pyrolysis rates and fitting kinetic parameters
Alan K. Burnham;Robert L. Braun;Hugh R. Gregg;Alain M. Samoun.
Energy & Fuels (1987)
Further comparison of methods for measuring kerogen pyrolysis rates and fitting kinetic parameters
Alan K. Burnham;Robert L. Braun;Alain M. Samoun.
Organic Geochemistry (1988)
Analysis of chemical reaction kinetics using a distribution of activation energies and simpler models
R. L. Braun;A. K. Burnham.
Energy & Fuels (1987)
Measurement of the dispersion in polarizability anisotropies
G. R. Alms;A.K. Burnham;W. H. Flygare.
Journal of Chemical Physics (1975)
General kinetic model of oil shale pyrolysis
A.K. Burnham;R.L. Braun.
In Situ; (United States) (1985)
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