Article | Proceedings of the 12th International Modelica Conference, Prague, Czech Republic, May 15-17, 2017 | Optimizing the start-up process of post-combustion capture plants by varying the solvent flow rate
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Title:
Optimizing the start-up process of post-combustion capture plants by varying the solvent flow rate
Author:
Thomas Marx-Schubach: Institute of Engineering Thermodynamics, Hamburg University of Technology, Germany Gerhard Schmitz: Institute of Engineering Thermodynamics, Hamburg University of Technology, Germany
DOI:
10.3384/ecp17132121
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Year:
2017
Conference:
Proceedings of the 12th International Modelica Conference, Prague, Czech Republic, May 15-17, 2017
Issue:
132
Article no.:
012
Pages:
121-130
No. of pages:
10
Publication type:
Abstract and Fulltext
Published:
2017-07-04
ISBN:
978-91-7685-575-1
Series:
Linköping Electronic Conference Proceedings
ISSN (print):
1650-3686
ISSN (online):
1650-3740
Publisher:
Linköping University Electronic Press, Linköpings universitet


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This paper presents an optimization of the start-up process of a post-combustion carbon capture plant (PCC-plant) by varying the solvent flow rate. In a first optimization run the start-up time is minimized. In a second optimization run the overall carbon capture rate during the start-up process is maximized. The results show the great potential of the optimization, as the start-up time can be reduced from t=4650 seconds in the reference case to t=2840 seconds in the optimized scenario.

Keywords: optimization start-up absorption process carbon capture process engineering energy systems

Proceedings of the 12th International Modelica Conference, Prague, Czech Republic, May 15-17, 2017

Author:
Thomas Marx-Schubach, Gerhard Schmitz
Title:
Optimizing the start-up process of post-combustion capture plants by varying the solvent flow rate
DOI:
http://dx.doi.org/10.3384/ecp17132121
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Proceedings of the 12th International Modelica Conference, Prague, Czech Republic, May 15-17, 2017

Author:
Thomas Marx-Schubach, Gerhard Schmitz
Title:
Optimizing the start-up process of post-combustion capture plants by varying the solvent flow rate
DOI:
http://dx.doi.org/10.3384/ecp17132121
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