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Title: Study of net soot formation in hydrocarbon reforming for hydrogen fuel cells. Final report

Abstract

The hydrogen fuel cell is expected to be a valuable addition to the electric utility industry; however, the current fuel supply availability requires that conventional heavier hydrocarbon fuels also be considered as primary fuels. Typical heavier fuels would be No. 2 fuel oil with its accompanying sulfur impurities, compared with the currently used light hydrocarbon gases. The potential future use of alternate fuels which are rich in aromatics would exacerbate the problems associated with hydrogen production. Among the more severe of these problems, is the greater tendency of heavier hydrocarbons to form soot. The development of a quasi-global kinetics model to represent the homogeneous and heterogeneous reactions which control the autothermal hydrogen reforming process and the accompanying soot formation and gasification was the objective of this study.

Authors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Science Applications, Inc., Chatsworth, CA (USA). Combustion Science and Advanced Technology Dept.
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
6824392
Report Number(s):
DOE/MC/12735-1251
ON: DE83001046
DOE Contract Number:  
AC21-79MC12735
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
30 DIRECT ENERGY CONVERSION; 08 HYDROGEN; AUTOTHERMAL REFORMER PROCESSES; CHEMICAL REACTION KINETICS; HYDROGEN FUEL CELLS; HYDROGEN GENERATORS; HYDROGEN PRODUCTION; CATALYSTS; FLUID MECHANICS; FUEL OILS; FUEL SYSTEMS; HEAT TRANSFER; HYDROCARBONS; SOOT; CHEMICAL REACTIONS; DIRECT ENERGY CONVERTERS; ELECTROCHEMICAL CELLS; ENERGY TRANSFER; FUEL CELLS; FUELS; GAS GENERATORS; KINETICS; LIQUID FUELS; MECHANICS; OILS; ORGANIC COMPOUNDS; OTHER ORGANIC COMPOUNDS; PETROLEUM PRODUCTS; REACTION KINETICS; REFORMER PROCESSES; 300503* - Fuel Cells- Materials, Components, & Auxiliaries; 080103 - Hydrogen- Production- Steam Reformer Processes

Citation Formats

Edelman, R. B., Farmer, R. C., and Wang, T. S.. Study of net soot formation in hydrocarbon reforming for hydrogen fuel cells. Final report. United States: N. p., 1982. Web. doi:10.2172/6824392.
Edelman, R. B., Farmer, R. C., & Wang, T. S.. Study of net soot formation in hydrocarbon reforming for hydrogen fuel cells. Final report. United States. https://doi.org/10.2172/6824392
Edelman, R. B., Farmer, R. C., and Wang, T. S.. Sun . "Study of net soot formation in hydrocarbon reforming for hydrogen fuel cells. Final report". United States. https://doi.org/10.2172/6824392. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/6824392.
@article{osti_6824392,
title = {Study of net soot formation in hydrocarbon reforming for hydrogen fuel cells. Final report},
author = {Edelman, R. B. and Farmer, R. C. and Wang, T. S.},
abstractNote = {The hydrogen fuel cell is expected to be a valuable addition to the electric utility industry; however, the current fuel supply availability requires that conventional heavier hydrocarbon fuels also be considered as primary fuels. Typical heavier fuels would be No. 2 fuel oil with its accompanying sulfur impurities, compared with the currently used light hydrocarbon gases. The potential future use of alternate fuels which are rich in aromatics would exacerbate the problems associated with hydrogen production. Among the more severe of these problems, is the greater tendency of heavier hydrocarbons to form soot. The development of a quasi-global kinetics model to represent the homogeneous and heterogeneous reactions which control the autothermal hydrogen reforming process and the accompanying soot formation and gasification was the objective of this study.},
doi = {10.2172/6824392},
url = {https://www.osti.gov/biblio/6824392}, journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {1982},
month = {8}
}