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Title: Hydrodynamic models for slurry bubble column reactors. Third technical progress report, January 1995--March 1995

Abstract

The objective of this investigation is to convert our {open_quotes}learning gas-solid-liquid{close_quotes} fluidization model into a predictive design model. The IIT hydrodynamic model computes the phase velocities and the volume fractions of gas, liquid and particulate phases. Model verification involves a comparison of these computed velocities and volume fractions to experimental values. After a discussion of our research with the DOE-Air Products team in January, we decided to concentrate on the slurry configuration of interest to DOE-Air Products which has no recirculation of liquid. In such a system the gas is the continuous phase, rather than the liquid that we had used in our model in the past. We have built such a cold flow two dimensional plastic model. We have also changed our computer code. At the request of Air Products and DOE we have started a simulation of LaPorte RUN E-8.1 (1991) for production of methanol as described in the Air Products report sent to us. For isothermal operation, there is good mixing, and the preliminary results shown in this report indicate that we should obtain an agreement between the experiment and the simulations. A final report will be prepared upon completion of the simulation.

Authors:
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Illinois Inst. of Tech., Chicago, IL (United States). Dept. of Chemical Engineering
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE, Washington, DC (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
181493
Report Number(s):
DOE/PC/94208-T4
ON: DE96005020; TRN: 96:001229
DOE Contract Number:  
FG22-94PC94208
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Resource Relation:
Other Information: PBD: Apr 1995
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
01 COAL, LIGNITE, AND PEAT; 10 SYNTHETIC FUELS; METHANOL; CHEMICAL PREPARATION; SYNTHESIS GAS; CONVERSION; PROGRESS REPORT; CHEMICAL REACTION KINETICS; CATALYSTS; MASS TRANSFER; COMPUTER CODES; HYDRODYNAMICS

Citation Formats

Gidaspow, D. Hydrodynamic models for slurry bubble column reactors. Third technical progress report, January 1995--March 1995. United States: N. p., 1995. Web. doi:10.2172/181493.
Gidaspow, D. Hydrodynamic models for slurry bubble column reactors. Third technical progress report, January 1995--March 1995. United States. doi:10.2172/181493.
Gidaspow, D. Sat . "Hydrodynamic models for slurry bubble column reactors. Third technical progress report, January 1995--March 1995". United States. doi:10.2172/181493. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/181493.
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year = {Sat Apr 01 00:00:00 EST 1995},
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