Advances in Carbon Dioxide Compression and Pipeline Transportation Processes

  • Andrzej Witkowski
  • Andrzej Rusin
  • Mirosław Majkut
  • Sebastian Rulik
  • Katarzyna Stolecka

Part of the SpringerBriefs in Applied Sciences and Technology book series (BRIEFSAPPLSCIENCES)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Andrzej Witkowski
    Pages 1-3
  3. Andrzej Witkowski, Mirosław Majkut
    Pages 13-35
  4. Sebastian Rulik, Andrzej Witkowski
    Pages 65-71
  5. Andrzej Witkowski, Mirosław Majkut
    Pages 73-93
  6. Andrzej Rusin, Katarzyna Stolecka
    Pages 95-134

About this book


Providing a comprehensive analysis of CO2 compression, transportation processes and safety issues for post combustion CO2 capture applications for a 900 MW pulverized hard coal-fired power plant, this book assesses techniques for boosting the pressure of CO2 to pipeline pressure values with a minimal amount of energy. Four different types of compressors are examined in detail: a conventional multistage centrifugal compressor, integrally geared centrifugal compressor, supersonic shock wave compressor, and pump machines. The study demonstrates that the total compression power is closely related to the thermodynamic process and is not determined by compressor efficiency alone. Another problem addressed is that of CO2 pipeline transport from the compressor outlet site to a disposal site under heat transfer conditions. The book also features an analysis of simulations and models that are used to determine the maximum safe pipeline distance to subsequent booster stations as a function of inlet pressure, ambient temperature, thickness of the thermal insulation and ground-level heat flux conditions. This book focuses on compression as well as transportation processes with particular emphasis on the safety risks related to the transport of CO2. The most important problem in terms of environmental protection is ensuring precise and reliable hazard identification. As hazards can only be managed effectively if they are properly identified, problems involving the discharge and atmospheric dispersion of CO2 are also discussed.


900 MW Pulverized hard Coal-fired Power plant Compression Systems Hazard Identifications Pipeline Transport Post-combustion CO2 Capture

Authors and affiliations

  • Andrzej Witkowski
    • 1
  • Andrzej Rusin
    • 2
  • Mirosław Majkut
    • 3
  • Sebastian Rulik
    • 4
  • Katarzyna Stolecka
    • 5
  1. 1.Institute of Power Engineering and TurbomachinerySilesian Technical UniversityGliwicePoland
  2. 2.Institute of Power Engineering and TurboSilesian Technical UniversityGliwice,Poland
  3. 3.Institute of Power Engineering and TurboSilesian Technical UniversityGliwicePoland
  4. 4.Institute of Power Engineering and TurboSilesian Technical UniversityGliwicePoland
  5. 5.Institute of Power Engineering and TurboSilesian Technical UniversityGliwicePoland

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information The Author(s) 2015
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Energy Energy (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-18403-6
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-18404-3
  • Series Print ISSN 2191-530X
  • Series Online ISSN 2191-5318
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