Daniel Schwitalla M.Sc.

Daniel Schwitalla M.Sc.

Group mineral matter

Zimmer VTC 07

Telefon +49 (0) 3731 39 4206
Daniel [dot] Schwitallaatiec [dot] tu-freiberg [dot] de

2007 - 2011TU Bergakademie Freiberg, institute for energy process engineering, Bachelor's degree
2011 - 2012TU Bergakademie Freiberg, institute for energy process engineering, Master's degree
07/2010 - 03/2011Bachelor Thesis as research associate at the EERC in North Dakota
"Partitioning of Major Inorganic Species of select US Fuels during Gasification and its Impact on Viscosity Prediction"
05/2012 - 12/2012Master Thesis at the TU Bergakademie Freiberg "Nutzung unkonventioneller Gase für Syntheseprozesse"
Since 2013Research associate at the Competence Center VIRTUHCON
Research topics
  • Modelling of slag viscosity
  • Thermodynamic equilibrium calculations
  • Experimental measurements of physical properties of high temperature melts
  • Startup, optimization and maintenance of high temperature Measurement equipment

Schwitalla, D., Guhl, S., Meyer, B. 2018. 3D Solidification in gasifier slags. 9th International Freiberg Conference on IGCC & XtL Technologies, Berlin, Germany, 03.-08.06.2018.

Schwitalla, D., Reinmöller, M., Forman, C., Wolfersdorf, C., Gootz, M., Bai, J., Guhl, S., Neuroth, M., Meyer, B. 2018. Ash and slag properties for co-gasification of sewage sludge and coal: An experimentally validated modeling approach. Fuel Processing Technology, 175 (2018), pp. 1-9.

Schwitalla, D.H., Bronsch, A.M., Klinger, M., Guhl, S., Meyer, B., 2017. Analysis of solid phase formation and its impact on slag rheology. Fuel (2017).

He, C., Bai, J., Kong, L.X., Guhl, S., Schwitalla, D.H., Xu, J., Bai, Z.-Q., Li, W., 2017. The precipitation of metallic iron from coal ash slag in the entrained flow coal gasifier: By thermodynamic calculation. Fuel Processing Technology 162 (2017), pp. 98-104.

Safronov, D., Förster, T., Schwitalla, D., Nikrityuk, P., Guhl, S., Richter, A., Meyer, B., 2017. Numerical study on entrained-flow gasification performance using combined slag model and experimental characterization of slag properties. Fuel Processing Technology 161 (2017), pp. 62-75.

Schwitalla, D., Bronsch, A., Guhl, S., Meyer, B. 2016. Analysis of solid phase formation and its impact on slag rheology. 8th International Freiberg Conference, Cologne, Germany, 2016.

Schwitalla, D., Bronsch, A., Guhl, S. 2015. Viscosity of partially crystalline slags. 7th International Freiberg Conference, Huhhot, Inner Mongolia, China, 2015, ISSN: 2363-8702.

Schwitalla, D., Bronsch, A., Guhl, S. 2014. Results on experimental investigation and modelling of slag viscosities with consideration of partial crystallization. 31st Proceedings International Pittsburgh Coal Conference, Pittsburgh, USA, 2014.

Schwitalla, D., Bronsch, A., Guhl, S. 2014. Investigations on Slags under Gasification Process Conditions. 6th International Freiberg Conference, Dresden Radebeul, Germany, 2014.

Bronsch, A., Schwitalla, D., Guhl, S. 2013. Comparison of calculated and measured thermophysical slag properties: Viscosity and solid phases. 2013 International Conference on Coal Science & Technology Proceedings, USA, 2013.