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Korean Journal of Chemical Engineering

, Volume 36, Issue 11, pp 1859–1868 | Cite as

Energy saving in carbon dioxide hydrate formation process using Boehmite nanoparticles

  • Vahab Montazeri
  • Masoud RahimiEmail author
  • Bahman Zarenezhad
Biotechnology
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Abstract

This work reports on an attempt to save energy in the carbon dioxide hydrate formation process. The kinetics of carbon dioxide hydrate formation induced by synthesized Boehmite (AlOOH) nanoparticles was investigated at 274.15 K, different initial pressures (29, 32 and 35 bar), impeller speed (50, 100 and 200 rpm) and AlOOH concentrations (25, 50 75, 100, 200 ppm). It was also observed that there is a desirable concentration for AlOOH nanoparticles in which the maximum rate of gas consumption and minimum growth and induction time was obtained. According to the results at 29 bar and 100 rpm and in the presence of 50 ppm AlOOH, the gas consumption rate increased to 150%, while the induction time and growth time decreased about 82.8% and 46.1%, respectively. The maximum energy saving of 49.7% for 50 ppm AlOOH was observed, which is very important for industrial applications of carbon dioxide hydrate. The presented technique is useful for intensification of gas hydrate-based CO2 capture processes in the oil and gas industry with minimum energy consumption.

Keywords

Energy Saving CO2 Capture Nanoparticles Hydrate Kinetics Boehmite 

Nomenclature

P0

initial pressure [MPa]

Pt

final pressure [MPa]

V

volume of gas [m3]

R

universal gas constant [Jmol−1K−1]

T

temperature [K]

R(t)

rate of gas consumed [mol s−1]

\({\left({{{\rm{n}}_{C{O_2}}}} \right)_t}\)

mole number of CO2 in the gas phase measured at t

\({\left({{{\rm{n}}_{C{O_2}}}} \right)_{t + \Delta t}}\)

mole number of CO2 in the gas phase measured at t+Δt

t

time [s]

nw0

initial mole of water [mol]

Ch

concentration of carbon dioxide in hydrate phase [mol m−3]

C

concentration of carbon dioxide [mol m−3]

C0

initial concentration of carbon dioxide [mol m−3]

Cs

concentration of CO2 at the stationary point [mol m−3]

k

apparent rate constant

Greek Symbols

Δt

time difference [s]

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Vahab Montazeri
    • 1
  • Masoud Rahimi
    • 1
    Email author
  • Bahman Zarenezhad
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Chemical EngineeringRazi UniversityKermanshahIran
  2. 2.Faculty of Chemical, Petroleum and Gas EngineeringSemnan UniversitySemnanIran

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