Article | Proceedings of the 56th Conference on Simulation and Modelling (SIMS 56), October, 7-9, 2015, Linköping University, Sweden | Simulation as a Tool for Evaluating Biogas Purification Processes
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Title:
Simulation as a Tool for Evaluating Biogas Purification Processes
Author:
Markku Ohenoja: Control Engineering, Department of Technology, University of Oulu, Finland Aki Sorsa: Control Engineering, Department of Technology, University of Oulu, Finland
DOI:
10.3384/ecp1511955
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Year:
2015
Conference:
Proceedings of the 56th Conference on Simulation and Modelling (SIMS 56), October, 7-9, 2015, Linköping University, Sweden
Issue:
119
Article no.:
005
Pages:
55-61
No. of pages:
7
Publication type:
Abstract and Fulltext
Published:
2015-11-25
ISBN:
978-91-7685-900-1
Series:
Linköping Electronic Conference Proceedings
ISSN (print):
1650-3686
ISSN (online):
1650-3740
Publisher:
Linköping University Electronic Press, Linköpings universitet


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Biogas is one interesting fuel for the decentralized energy production as it can be originated from many different sources. The purification of biogas to the point where it can also be used as a substitute for natural gas requires several purification steps. This paper focuses on the separation of carbon dioxide. A common solver using the discretized Gauss-Seidel method was applied for three different biogas purification process models describing MEA absorption, pressurized water scrubbing and multistage membrane separation. Simulations based on experimental designs were conducted in order to evaluate the applicability of those purification processes for different sources of biogas. The models used were rather simplified descriptions of the processes aimed to describe the directions of the changes in a general manner and indicate the controllability of the processes.

Keywords: CO2 separation; Steady-state mass balance; Discretized Gauss-Seidel method; Full factorial design

Proceedings of the 56th Conference on Simulation and Modelling (SIMS 56), October, 7-9, 2015, Linköping University, Sweden

Author:
Markku Ohenoja, Aki Sorsa
Title:
Simulation as a Tool for Evaluating Biogas Purification Processes
DOI:
http://dx.doi.org/10.3384/ecp1511955
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Proceedings of the 56th Conference on Simulation and Modelling (SIMS 56), October, 7-9, 2015, Linköping University, Sweden

Author:
Markku Ohenoja, Aki Sorsa
Title:
Simulation as a Tool for Evaluating Biogas Purification Processes
DOI:
http://dx.doi.org/10.3384/ecp1511955
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