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Theses

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Kennedy, M.W., Masters Thesis:  “Chlorination of Magnesium Carbonate in a Stirred Tank Reactor,” McGill University, Montreal, 1996.

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Kennedy, M.W., Licentiate Thesis:  “Magnetic Fields and Induced Power in the Induction Heating of Aluminium Billets,” KTH, Stockholm, June, 2013.

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Kennedy, M.W., PhD Thesis:  “Removal of Inclusions from Liquid Aluminium Using Electromagnetically Modified FiltrationNTNU, Trondheim, August, 2013.

Selection of Papers

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Jamaluddin, A.K.M., Kennedy, M.W., McManus, D., Nazarko, T.W., “Salt Extraction from Hydrogen-Sulphide Scrubber Solution Using Electrodialysis,” American Institute of Chemical Engineering Journal, Vol. 41, No. 5, May 1995, pp 1194-1203.”

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Kennedy, M.W. and Harris, R., “Chlorination of Magnesium Carbonate in a Stirred Tank Reactor,” Canadian Metallurgical Quarterly, Vol. 39, No. 3., 2000, pp 269-280.

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Kennedy, M.W., Haaland, H., Aune, J.A., ” High Intensity Slag Resistance Furnace Design,”  Conference of Metallurgists, CIM, August 2009.

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Kennedy, M.W., Akhtar, S., Bakken, J.A., Aune, R.E., "Review of Classical Design Methods as Applied To Aluminum Billet Heating with Induction Coils," TMS 2011, EPD Congress, San Diego, February 2011, pp 707-722.

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Kennedy, M.W., Akhtar, S., Bakken, J.A., Aune, R.E., "Electromagnetically Enhanced Filtration of Aluminum Melts," Light Metals 2011, San Diego, March 2011, pp 763-768.

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Kennedy, M.W., Harris, C., MacRae, A., “Risk Weighted Cash Flow a Communication Tool for Engineers and Financial Professionals on New Technology Projects,” New Technology Implementation in Metallurgical Processes, 2011, pp 431-443.

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Kennedy, M.W., Akhtar, S., Bakken, J.A., Aune, R.E., "Analytical and Experimental Validation of Electromagnetic Simulations Using COMSOL®, re Inductance, Induction Heating and Magnetic Fields," COMSOL Users Conference, Stuttgart Germany, October 2011, pp 1-9.

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Kennedy, M.W., Akhtar, S., Bakken, J.A., and Aune R.E., “Improved Short Coil Correction Factor for Induction Heating of Billets,”  Presented at the 3rd International Symposium on High Temperature Metallurgical Processing, Orlando Florida, March 11-15, 2012.  Edited by: Tao Jiang, Jiann-Yang Hwang, Patrick Masset, Onuralp Yucel, Rafael Padilla, and Guifeng Zhou, TMS, ISBN 978-1-11829-141-2, 2012, pp 373-382.

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Kennedy, M.W., Akhtar, S., Bakken, J.A., and Aune R.E., “Analytical and FEM Modeling of Aluminum Billet Induction Heating with Experimental Verification,” Presented at Light Metals 2012, Orlando Florida, March 11-15, 2012.   Edited by: Carlos E. Suarez TMS, ISBN 978-1-11829-139-9, 2012, pp 269-275.

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Kennedy, M.W., Garcia, M., and Olesen, F., “Comparison of Classical Tools and Modern Finite Element Modeling in the Electrical Design of Slag Resistance Furnaces,” International Smelting Technology Symposium, Orlando Florida, March 11-15, 2012.  International Smelting Technology Symposium (Incorporating the 6th Advances in Sulfide Smelting Symposium, Edited by: Jerome P. Downey, Thomas P. Battle, and Jesse F. White, TMS (The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society), 2012, pp 241-249.

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Kennedy, M.W., “Electric Slag Furnace Dimensioning,” International Smelting Technology Symposium, Orlando Florida, March 11-15, 2012. International Smelting Technology Symposium (Incorporating the 6th Advances in Sulfide Smelting Symposium, Edited by: Jerome P. Downey, Thomas P. Battle, and Jesse F. White, TMS (The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society), 2012, pp 279-290.

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Kennedy, M.W., Zhang, K.,  Bakken, J.A., and Aune R.E., “Determination and Verification of the Forchheimer Coefficients for Ceramic Foam Filters Using COMSOL CFD Modelling,”  COMSOL Conference 2012 -  Proceedings CD:  COMSOL, Burlington, MA, USA, ISBN 978-0-9839688-0-1 (2012), pp 1-7.

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Fritzsch, R., Kennedy, M.W., Akhtar, S., Bakken, J.A. and Aune, R.E., “Electromagnetically Modified Filtration of Liquid Aluminium with a Ceramic Foam Filter,” R. Accepted for Journal of Iron and Steel Research, International, 2012, pp 1-4.

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Kennedy, M.W.,  Harris, C. and MacRae, A., “Risk-weighted cash flow: a communication tool for engineers and financial professionals on new technology projects,” CIM Journal, Vol 3(4), 2012, pp 193-202.

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Kennedy, M.W., Akhtar, S., Bakken, J.A., and Aune, R.E., "Electromagnetically Modified Filtration of Aluminum Melts—Part I: Electromagnetic Theory and 30 PPI Ceramic Foam Filter Experimental Results." Metallurgical and Materials Transactions B, 2013, pp 691-705.

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Kennedy, M.W., Zhang, K., Fritzsch, R., Akhtar, S., Bakken, J.A., and Aune, R.E., "Characterization of Ceramic Foam Filters Used for Liquid Metal Filtration." Metallurgical and Materials Transactions B 2013, pp 671-690.

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Kennedy, M.W., Nos, P., Bratt, M., Weaver, M. “Alternative Coolants and Cooling System Designs for Safer Freeze Lined Furnace Operation,” TMS Ni-Co 2013, 3-7 March, 2013, San Antonio, Texas, pp 299-314.

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Fritzsch, R., Kennedy, M.W., Akhtar, S., Bakken, J.A. and Aune, R.E., “Electromagnetic Priming of Ceramic Foam Filters (CFF) for Liquid Aluminium Filtration,” TMS Light Metals 2013, 3-7 March, 2013, San Antonio, Texas, pp 973-979.

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Kennedy, M.W., "Slag Furnace - Some Issues for Optimal Design and Operation,"  Ralph L. Harris Memorial Symposium, Conference of Metallurgists, October 2013, Montreal, Canada.

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Kennedy, M.W., Akhtar, S., Bakken, J.A., and Aune, R.E., "Reply to Discussion of “Characterization of Ceramic Foam Filters Used for Liquid Metal Filtration” and “Electromagnetically Modified Filtration of Aluminum Melts: Part I. Electromagnetic Theory and 30 PPI Ceramic Foam Filter Experimental Results” Metallurgical and Materials Transactions B, October 2013, Volume 44, Issue 5, pp 1056-1057.

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Kennedy, M.W., "Metallurgical Plant Optimization Through the Use of Flowsheet Simulation Modelling,"  Presented at the David Robertson Symposium, TMS 2014, February 2014, San Diego, USA.

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Kennedy, M.W., Akhtar, S., Bakken, J.A., and Aune, R.E., "Empirical Verification of a Short Coil Correction Factor,"  IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, May 2014, pp 2573-2583.

Patents

bulletUnited States of America Patent Certificate No. 5,565,080, 10-15-1996, “Preparation of Anhydrous Magnesium Chloride Containing Melts from Hydrated Magnesium Chloride,” (also other related U.S., E.U. and international patents).

bulletUnited States of America Patent Certificate No. 5,324,403, 06-28-1994, “Process for Salt Extraction from Hydrogen Sulphide Scrubber Solution Using Electrodialysis.”

bulletCanadian Patent Application No. 2,073,908, 07-16-1992, “Rotary Gas Injector.”

Miscellaneous Presentations

bulletKennedy, M.W., Akhtar, S., Bakken, J.A., Aune, R.E., "Effect of Coil and Work Piece Geometry on Magnetic Field Strength and Induced Power," TMS 2011, EPD Congress, San Diego, February 2011.
bullet Mark W. Kennedy, Robert Fritzsch, Shahid Akhtar, Jon Arne Bakken and Ragnhild E. Aune, "Effect of Electromagnetic Force on the Distribution of Inclusions Removed from Liquid Aluminium by a Ceramic Foam Filter," Euromat 2011, Montpellier, France, 12-15 September, 2011.
bullet Kennedy, M.W., Harris, C., MacRae, A., “Risk Weighted Cash Flow a Communication Tool for Engineers and Financial Professionals on New Technology Projects,” New Technology Implementation in Metallurgical Processes, October 2011, Montreal, Canada.
bullet Kennedy, M.W., Akhtar, S., Bakken, J.A., Aune, R.E., "Analytical and Experimental Validation of Electromagnetic Simulations Using COMSOL®, re Inductance, Induction Heating and Magnetic Fields," COMSOL Users Conference, Stuttgart Germany, October 2011.
bullet Kennedy, M.W., Akhtar, S., Bakken, J.A., and Aune R.E., “Improved Short Coil Correction Factor for Induction Heating of Billets,”  Presented at the 3rd International Symposium on High Temperature Metallurgical Processing, Orlando Florida, March 11-15, 2012.
bullet Kennedy, M.W., Akhtar, S., Bakken, J.A., and Aune R.E., “Analytical and FEM Modeling of Aluminum Billet Induction Heating with Experimental Verification,” Presented at Light Metals 2012, Orlando Florida, March 11-15, 2012.  
bullet Kennedy, M.W., Garcia, M., and Olesen, F., “Comparison of Classical Tools and Modern Finite Element Modeling in the Electrical Design of Slag Resistance Furnaces,” International Smelting Technology Symposium, Orlando Florida, March 11-15, 2012. 
bullet Kennedy, M.W., “Electric Slag Furnace Dimensioning,” International Smelting Technology Symposium, Orlando Florida, March 11-15, 2012.
bullet Kennedy, M.W., Zhang, K.,  Bakken, J.A., and Aune R.E., “Determination and Verification of the Forchheimer Coefficients for Ceramic Foam Filters Using COMSOL CFD Modelling,”  COMSOL Conference 2012, Stuttgart, Germany.
bullet Kennedy, M.W., Nos, P., Bratt, M., Weaver, M. “Alternative Coolants and Cooling System Designs for Safer Freeze Lined Furnace Operation,” TMS Ni-Co 2013, 3-7 March, 2013, San Antonio, Texas.
bullet Kennedy, M.W., Licentiate Thesis:  “Magnetic Fields and Induced Power in the Induction Heating of Aluminium Billets,” Presented at KTH, Stockholm, June, 2013.
bullet Kennedy, M.W., PhD Thesis:  “Removal of Inclusions from Liquid Aluminium Using Electromagnetically Modified Filtration” Presented at NTNU, Trondheim, August, 2013.
bullet Kennedy, M.W., PhD Trial Lecture:  “Removal of Dissolved Impurities from Molten Aluminium - Future Trends” Presented at NTNU, Trondheim, August, 2013.
bullet Kennedy, M.W., "Slag Furnace - Some Issues for Optimal Design and Operation,"  Presented at Ralph L. Harris Memorial Symposium, Conference of Metallurgists, October 2013, Montreal, Canada.

Courses

bullet Technology risk management in a mining, mineral processing and metallurgical project environment.  Also presented in one day format at the TMS Conference San Antonio Texas March 2013, and the MIT Sloan School of Business April 2013. 

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