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An Optimization Study on the Reliquefaction of Boil-Off Gas from Liquefied Petroleum Gas Storage Tank

액화석유가스 저장탱크로부터 발생하는 증발가스 재액화 공정의 최적화에 대한 연구

  • NOH, SANGGYUN (Department of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, Dongyang University)
  • 노상균 (동양대학교 화공생명공학과)
  • Received : 2019.09.17
  • Accepted : 2019.10.31
  • Published : 2019.10.31

Abstract

Comparative studies between single- and two-stage refrigeration cycle using propane as a refrigerant have been performed for a vapor recompression refrigeration cycle. PRO/II with PROVISION release 10.2 from AVEVA company was used, and the Soave-Redlich-Kwong equation of state model with Twu's alpha function was selected for the modeling and optimization of the refrigeration cycle for the reliquefaction of BOG coming out from the LPG storage tank. In two-stage refrigeraton cycle, 24.8% of compressor power was reduced compared to that of single-stage refrigeration cycle through the optimization works.

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Supported by : 동양대학교

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