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Optimal synthesis of heat exchanger network for thermochemical S-I cycle

  • H. Liu
  • I. Kantor
  • A. Elkamel
  • M. Fowler
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Abstract

In this paper, a brief survey of hydrogen production methods is presented with a focus on S-I cycle. Based on heat duty data of sulfuric acid decomposition in S-I cycle, optimization models are developed to explore the minimum utility consumption and the minimum number of heat exchangers. Finally an optimal heat exchanger network for S-I thermochemical cycle is defined by a mixed integer optimization model.

Keywords

hydrogen mixed integer optimization model S-I cycle sulfuric acid decomposition 

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© Akadémiai Kiadó, Budapest, Hungary 2009

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Chemical EngineeringUniversity of WaterlooWaterlooCanada

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