Performance evaluation of carbon dioxide-alkanolamine- water system by equation of state/excess Gibbs energy models

Humbul Suleman, Abdulhalim Shah Maulud, Zakaria Man

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Abstract

Numerous thermodynamic techniques have been applied to correlate carbon dioxide- alkanolamine-water systems, with varying accuracy and complexity. With advent of high pressure carbon dioxide absorption in industry, the development of high pressure thermodynamic models have became an exigency. Equation of state/excess Gibbs energy models promises a substantial improvement in this field. Many researchers have shown application of these models to high pressure vapour liquid equilibria of said system with good correlation. However, no study shows the range of application of these models in presence of other competitive techniques. Therefore, this study quantitatively describes the range of application of equation of state/excess Gibbs energy models to carbon dioxide-alkanolamine systems. The model uses Linear Combination of Vidal and Michelsen mixing rule for correlation of carbon dioxide absorption in single aqueous monoethanolamine, diethanolamine and methyldiethanolamine mixtures. The results show that correlation of equation of state/excess Gibbs energy models show a transient change at carbon dioxide loadings of 0.8. Therefore, these models are applicable to the above mentioned system for carbon dioxide loadings beyond 0.8 mol/mol and higher. The observations are similar in behaviour for all tested alkanolamines and are therefore generalized for the system.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)012002
JournalIOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science
Volume36
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2016
Event 2015 International Conference on Chemical and Bioprocess Engineering - Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
Duration: 9 Dec 201512 Dec 2015

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