Volume No. 13 Issue No.: 04 Page No.: 397-403 April-June 2019

 

DESIGN OF MULTI-TUBULAR PACKED BED REACTOR FOR ETHANOL STEAM REFORMING TO PRODUCE HYDROGEN

 

Nipun Mohindra

Chemical Engineering with specialization in refining and petrochemicals University of petroleum and energy studies, Dehradun, (INDIA)

 

Received on : January 26, 2019

 

ABSTRACT

 

Steam reforming is a method for producing hydrogen, carbon monoxide, or other useful products from hydrocarbon fuels such as natural gas. This is accomplished in a preparing gadget called a reformer which responds steam at high temperature with the petroleum derivative. The steam methane reformer is broadly utilized in industry to make hydrogen. The present study has been conducted to explore the options of how hydrogen can be produced most effectively. There is additionally enthusiasm for the improvement of a lot littler units dependent on comparative innovation to deliver hydrogen as a feedstock for power modules. Little scale steam improving units to supply power devices are as of now the subject of innovative work, regularly including the changing of methanol, however different fills are likewise being viewed as, for example, propane, gas, auto-gas, diesel fuel, and ethanol. ASPEN PLUS(V8.6) is the software that has been used for this simulation process. ASPEN PLUS is a product bundle intended to enable a client to construct a procedure model and afterward reenact the model without repetitive computations.

 

Keywords : Steam reforming, Hydrogen, Petroleum, Feedstock, Aspen plus, Simulation, Reformer

 

 

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