3-D modeling of SCR of NOx by NH3 on vanadia honeycomb catalysts

B. Roduit , K. Baiker , F. Bettoni , Jerzy Robert Bałdyga , A. Wokaun


A novel scheme for simulating the selective catalytic reduction of NO with NH3 on a honeycomb-type catalyst was developed based on a 3-D model. New insight was gained by considering such modeling aspects as: correct geometry (square ducts); hydrodynamic entrance effects; occurrence of adsorption phenomena and side reactions; NH3/NO ratio in the feed; influence of the reactant (NO, NH3, O2, H2O) concentrations; interphase diffusion and interphase mass-transfer processes; and a large range of operating conditions (temperature 140–475°C and gas hourly space velocity 14,800–73,900 h−1). These aspects proved to be crucial for interpreting and quantifying the experimental results and optimizing the catalytic reactor processes. The 3-D model was validated by comparing manufacturer's set point and experimental data to calculated data, and the external mass-transfer coefficients derived from the concentration gradients to the mass-transfer correlations available in the literature.
Author B. Roduit
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, K. Baiker
K. Baiker,,
, F. Bettoni
F. Bettoni,,
, Jerzy Robert Bałdyga ZIDRCh
Jerzy Robert Bałdyga,,
- Department of Chemical Reactor Engineering and Dynamics
, A. Wokaun
A. Wokaun,,
Journal seriesAICHE Journal, ISSN 0001-1541
Issue year1998
Publication size in sheets0.65
URL http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/aic.690441214/abstract
Languageen angielski
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