Smith IV, O. J.

Air Products and Chemicals, Inc., Allentown, Pennsylvania

Oliver J. Smith IV is the global operations excellence lead for the hydrogen and syngas business at Air Products, where he has 25 years of experience in the industrial gas business. He has authored more than six patents and numerous journal articles in the areas of process optimization and asset utilization. Dr. Smith holds a BChe degree from the University of Delaware and a PhD in chemical engineering from Carnegie Mellon University.

Pyrometer temperature measurement corrections ensure reliable reformer operation

Daher, M., Smith IV, O. J., Air Products and Chemicals, Inc.

Here, errors in measuring TWTs are analyzed, and examples are presented to illustrate the importance of correcting for these errors to obtain accurate TWT measurements.