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#1 CLyons15

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Posted 24 October 2019 - 05:12 PM

Hi all,

 

I am attemping to design an absorption column for a CO2 removal system with a potassium carbonate solvent (30% wt K2CO3, 70% wt H20).

 

Firstly, I was wondering if anyone had any recommendations on a desired rich loading?

 

Secondly, what are the steps I should follow in order to find the solvent flowrate entering the column?

 

Flue Gas:

21.3 kmol/s

mol %

H20 = 7

N2 = 75

O2 = 5

CO2 = 13

 

Assume 95% removal of CO2.

 

Any help/tips would be extremely appreciated.

 

Regards



#2 breizh

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Posted 25 October 2019 - 01:43 AM

Hi,

Try to get a copy of :Gas purification 5th edition by Arthur L Kohl and Richard B.Nielsen

Gulf Publishing company .

 

Good luck

Breizh






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