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Environanotechnology by Ian G. Wright, Rachid Slimane, Zhonglin Wang, Alan E. Bland, C.P. Huang, Maohong Fan

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CHAPTER 12

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Simulation of Hydrogen Purification by Pressure-Swing Adsorption for Application in Fuel Cells

Qinglin Huang and Mladen Eić

Department of Chemical Engineering, University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada

Contents

1. Introduction

2. PSA Model and Solution

2.1. Model Assumptions

2.2. Model Equations

2.3. Solution Methodology

3. Experimental

4. Results and Discussion

4.1. Adsorption Equilibrium, Mass-Transfer Coefficients, and Multicomponent Column Dynamics in a Layered Bed

4.2. Parametric Studies of PSA System

4.3. PSA Optimization

5. Conclusion

Acknowledgments

References

1. INTRODUCTION

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