Membrane Systems Engineering for Post-combustion Carbon Capture

Handle URI:
http://hdl.handle.net/10754/552458
Title:
Membrane Systems Engineering for Post-combustion Carbon Capture
Authors:
Alshehri, Ali ( 0000-0002-4848-9605 ) ; Khalilpour, Rajab; Abbas, Ali; Lai, Zhiping ( 0000-0001-9555-6009 )
Abstract:
This study proposes a strategy for optimal design of hollow fiber membrane networks for post combustion carbon capture from power plant multicomponent flue gas. A mathematical model describing multicomponent gas permeation through a separation membrane was customized into the flowsheet modeling package ASPEN PLUS. An N-stage membrane network superstructure was defined considering all possible flowsheeting configurations. An optimization formulation was then developed and solved using an objective function that minimizes the costs associated with operating and capital expenses. For a case study of flue gas feed flow rate of 298 m3/s with 13% CO2 and under defined economic parameters, the optimization resulted in the synthesis of a membrane network structure consisting of two stages in series. This optimal design was found while also considering feed and permeate pressures as well as recycle ratios between stages. The cost of carbon capture for this optimal membrane network is estimated to be $28 per tonne of CO2 captured, considering a membrane permeance of 1000 GPU and membrane selectivity of 50. Following this approach, a reduction in capture cost to less than $20 per tonne CO2 captured is possible if membranes with permeance of 2000 GPU and selectivity higher than 70 materialize.
KAUST Department:
Advanced Membranes and Porous Materials Research Center
Citation:
Membrane Systems Engineering for Post-combustion Carbon Capture 2013, 37:976 Energy Procedia
Publisher:
Elsevier BV
Journal:
Energy Procedia
Conference/Event name:
11th International Conference on Greenhouse Gas Control Technologies, GHGT 2012
Issue Date:
5-Aug-2013
DOI:
10.1016/j.egypro.2013.05.193
Type:
Conference Paper
ISSN:
18766102
Additional Links:
http://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S1876610213002038
Appears in Collections:
Conference Papers; Advanced Membranes and Porous Materials Research Center

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dc.contributor.authorAlshehri, Alien
dc.contributor.authorKhalilpour, Rajaben
dc.contributor.authorAbbas, Alien
dc.contributor.authorLai, Zhipingen
dc.date.accessioned2015-05-07T14:13:19Zen
dc.date.available2015-05-07T14:13:19Zen
dc.date.issued2013-08-05en
dc.identifier.citationMembrane Systems Engineering for Post-combustion Carbon Capture 2013, 37:976 Energy Procediaen
dc.identifier.issn18766102en
dc.identifier.doi10.1016/j.egypro.2013.05.193en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10754/552458en
dc.description.abstractThis study proposes a strategy for optimal design of hollow fiber membrane networks for post combustion carbon capture from power plant multicomponent flue gas. A mathematical model describing multicomponent gas permeation through a separation membrane was customized into the flowsheet modeling package ASPEN PLUS. An N-stage membrane network superstructure was defined considering all possible flowsheeting configurations. An optimization formulation was then developed and solved using an objective function that minimizes the costs associated with operating and capital expenses. For a case study of flue gas feed flow rate of 298 m3/s with 13% CO2 and under defined economic parameters, the optimization resulted in the synthesis of a membrane network structure consisting of two stages in series. This optimal design was found while also considering feed and permeate pressures as well as recycle ratios between stages. The cost of carbon capture for this optimal membrane network is estimated to be $28 per tonne of CO2 captured, considering a membrane permeance of 1000 GPU and membrane selectivity of 50. Following this approach, a reduction in capture cost to less than $20 per tonne CO2 captured is possible if membranes with permeance of 2000 GPU and selectivity higher than 70 materialize.en
dc.publisherElsevier BVen
dc.relation.urlhttp://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S1876610213002038en
dc.rightsArchived with thanks to Energy Procedia. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/en
dc.subjectCarbon captureen
dc.subjectmembrane network superstructureen
dc.subjectmulticomponent gasen
dc.subjectmodelen
dc.subjectoptimizationen
dc.subjecthollow fiberen
dc.titleMembrane Systems Engineering for Post-combustion Carbon Captureen
dc.typeConference Paperen
dc.contributor.departmentAdvanced Membranes and Porous Materials Research Centeren
dc.identifier.journalEnergy Procediaen
dc.conference.date2012-11-18 to 2012-11-22en
dc.conference.name11th International Conference on Greenhouse Gas Control Technologies, GHGT 2012en
dc.conference.locationKyoto, JPNen
dc.eprint.versionPublisher's Version/PDFen
dc.contributor.institutionSchool of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, The University of Sydney, Sydney, Australiaen
kaust.authorLai, Zhipingen
kaust.authorAlshehri, Alien
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