Conceptual Design and Feasibility Study on 0.5 MWth Pressurized Chemical Looping Combustor

0.5 MWth 가압 케미컬루핑 연소기 개념설계 및 구현 가능성 조사


  • Received : 2016.03.22
  • Accepted : 2016.04.30
  • Published : 2016.04.30


To develop a pressurized chemical looping combustor, conceptual design of 0.5 MWth chemical looping combustor was performed by means of mass and energy balance calculations. Based on the conceptual design, reactivity of oxygen carrier and solid circulation rate were selected as key parameters. Sensitivity analysis of those key parameters were conducted with the change of oxygen carrier utilization percent from 5 to 50% and proper solid circulation rate and solid conversion rate to meet 98% of $CO_2$ selectivity were confirmed. Feasibility of 0.5 MWth pressurized chemical looping combustor was confirmed by experimental studies to find real solid circulation rate and $CO_2$ selectivity within the operating conditions based on the conceptual design. We could varied very wide range of solid circulation rate in two interconnected fluidized bed system. We also got enough $CO_2$ selectivity more than 98% in semi-continuous chemical looping combustor using OCN717 oxygen carrier. Consequently, feasibility of 0.5 MWth pressurized chemical looping combustor was confirmed.


Chemical looping;Conceptual design;Feasibility;Solid circulation rate;$CO_2$ selectivity


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