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Start-up and operation of Gasoline Fuel Processor for Isolated Fuel Cell System
독립형 연료전지 시스템을 위한 가솔린 연료프로세스의 시동 및 운전
- Received : 2015.08.26
- Accepted : 2015.12.23
- Published : 2016.03.31
This study introduces the system layout and control strategy necessary to start and operate a fuel processor in a wide range of temperatures where a gasoline was selected as the fuel of fuel processor considering logistic support of Korea Army. The autothermal reformig(ATR) catalyst is heated to light-off temperature by combustion method in the initial stage. In order to ignite the gasoline and air mixture stably, the glow plug is installed after ATR catalyst. When the catalyst is increased to light-off temperature, the reformer is operated from initiation to steady state conditions as follows: Partial oxidation(POX) mode, partial ATR mode, full ATR mode. Finally the start-up and control strategy is validated by the operational test of gasoline fuel processor at low and room temperature. As a result the gasoline fuel processor is able to start-up within 40 min and to produce the reformate gas which has 37 ~ 42 vol.%(dry basis) of
gasoline;fuel processor;autothermal reforming;start-up;control;hydrogen
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