Conceptual Design and Concept Development of Compressed Biogas Transport System Using CAD/CAE

  • Marek MysiorEmail author
  • Sebastian Koziołek
  • Bartosz Pryda
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Mechanical Engineering book series (LNME)


Currently, the demand on energy is rocketing. This makes it necessary to use alternative sources of energy like biogas to satisfy our future needs. Transport of gaseous fuel in compressed state is widely known, although there is very little amount of knowledge on how to design systems dedicated to raw biogas transport under pressure. The aim of this study was to define modelling possibilities for raw biogas using NG models and to apply CAD/CAE into design process of Mobile Biogas Station. For conceptual design, functional modelling using hypothesis analysis was used and contradiction analysis using TRIZ. Detailed design process involved CAD 3D modelling and FEM analysis and design optimization. As a result, feasible design of Mobile Biogas Station was created that has modular structure and allows for ease of manufacturing having significant volume for biogas to be transported.


CNG Biogas Compression Storage 



The article was developed as part of project No LIDER/034/645/L-4/12/NCBR/2013 funded by the National Centre for Research and Development.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Marek Mysior
    • 1
    Email author
  • Sebastian Koziołek
    • 1
  • Bartosz Pryda
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Machine Design and ResearchWroclaw University of Science and TechnologyWroclawPoland

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