Journal of Central South University of Technology

, Volume 15, Issue 1, pp 127–131 | Cite as

Kinetic model on coke oven gas with steam reforming

  • Zhang Jia-yuan  (헅볒풪)Email author
  • Zhou Jie-min  (훜풪쏱)
  • Yan Hong-jie  (풪뫬뷜)


The effects of factors such as the molar ratio of H2O to CH4 (n(H2O)/n(CH4)), methane conversion temperature and time on methane conversion rate were investigated to build kinetic model for reforming of coke-oven gas with steam. The results of experiments show that the optimal conditions for methane conversion are that the molar ratio of H2O to CH4 varies from 1.1 to 1.3 and the conversion temperature varies from 1 223 to 1 273 K. The methane conversion rate is more than 95% when the molar ratio of H2O to CH4 is 1.2, the conversion temperature is above 1 223 K and the conversion time is longer than 0.75 s. Kinetic model of methane conversion was proposed. All results demonstrate that the calculated values by the kinetic model accord with the experimental data well, and the error is less than 1.5%.

Key words

coke oven gas steam reforming kinetic model conversion rate 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Zhang Jia-yuan  (헅볒풪)
    • 1
    Email author
  • Zhou Jie-min  (훜풪쏱)
    • 1
  • Yan Hong-jie  (풪뫬뷜)
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Energy Science and EngineeringCentral South UniversityChangshaChina

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