Ethanolamines have traditionally been used for capturing CO2 in a post-combustion carbon capture column. However, use of ethanolamines, due to their high volatility and solvent losses, is not sustainable. One of the ways in which the solvent loss occurs is in the form of aerosols from the top of the column. The mechanism, rate of nucleation, growth rate, and interaction leading to the formation of aerosols, although essential for better process design, remain obscure. Using molecular dynamics simulations, we herein, analyze formation of aerosols in columns based on aqueous monoethanolamine (MEA), aqueous methyldiethanolamine (MDEA) and their mixtures, using reference, pilot-scale, and industrial-scale data. In particular, the nucleation rate and cluster growth analysis were performed for five different cases. The results show CO2 concentration had a strong influence on rate of aerosol formation, a factor that can be easily controlled for better process design. Moreover, the interactions within the formed...
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Coronavirus Research Articles published between Oct 11, 2021 to Oct 17, 2021
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Climate change Research Articles published between Oct 11, 2021 to Oct 17, 2021
Oct 18, 2021
Articles Included: 5
Junjie Jia et al. (2021) reported in ‘Driving mechanisms of gross primary productivity geographical patterns for Qinghai–Tibet Plateau lake systems’ t...Read More