Fabrication of Carbon Dioxide Capture Material

Wang, Xiang (2008). Fabrication of Carbon Dioxide Capture Material B.Sc Thesis, School of Engineering, The University of Queensland.

       
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Author Wang, Xiang
Thesis Title Fabrication of Carbon Dioxide Capture Material
School, Centre or Institute School of Engineering
Institution The University of Queensland
Publication date 2008
Thesis type B.Sc Thesis
Supervisor Bo Feng
Total pages 28
Language eng
Subjects 0907 Environmental Engineering
Formatted abstract
This report focuses on developing a CO2 capture material with high sorption captivity. CaO sorbents were prepared using different precursors, including CaCO3, Ca(CH4COO)2, Ca(CH4COO)2/Al(NO3)3 and Ca(CH3COO)2/Mg(NO3)2. The sorbent CaO/Ca12Al14O33 prepared from calcium acetate Ca(CH4COO)2/Al(NO3)3 performed the best capture ability for CO2 with a good stability. During a 9 cycle of carbonation-calcination process, the sorbent demonstrated the best regeneration ability. It starts conversion of 80% at the first cycle and it maintained at a fairly high conversion of conversion of 60% at 650 °C after 9 cycles.
Keyword Fabrication
Carbon dioxide (CO2)

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