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Title: ASPEN Plus Simulation of CO2 Recovery Process

ASPEN Plus simulations have been created for a CO2 capture process based on adsorption by monoethanolamine (MEA). Three separate simulations were developed, one each for the flue gas scrubbing, recovery, and purification sections of the process. Although intended to work together, each simulation can be used and executed independently. The simulations were designed as template simulations to be added as a component to other more complex simulations. Applications involving simple cycle or hybrid power production processes were targeted. The default block parameters were developed based on a feed stream of raw flue gas of approximately 14 volume percent CO2 with a 90% recovery of the CO2 as liquid. This report presents detailed descriptions of the process sections as well as technical documentation for the ASPEN simulations including the design basis, models employed, key assumptions, design parameters, convergence algorithms, and calculated outputs.
Authors:
 [1]
  1. EG&G Technical Services, Inc., Morgantown, WV (United States)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
810497
Report Number(s):
DOE/NETL--2002/1182
TRN: US200309%%267
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Research Org:
National Energy Technology Lab. (NETL), Pittsburgh, PA, (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Contributing Orgs:
EG&G Technical Services, Inc., Morgantown, WV (United States)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
20 FOSSIL-FUELED POWER PLANTS; ADSORPTION; ALGORITHMS; DESIGN; DOCUMENTATION; FLUE GAS; POWER GENERATION; PURIFICATION; SCRUBBING; COMPUTERIZED SIMULATION; A CODES; CARBON DIOXIDE; AIR POLLUTION CONTROL; MATERIALS RECOVERY