Hydrogen Production By Catalytic Conversion Of Synthetic Fuels

Advanced Fossil Energy Utilization
AIChE Annual Meeting
November 7, 2013 - 11:00am-11:15am

For fuel cell applications, the production of hydrogen by steam reforming of synthetic fuels such as dimethyl ether, methanol, and dimethoxymethane was studied over bifunctional ÑuO-CeO2/g-Al2O3catalyst. The catalyst was characterized by XRD, HR TEM, EDX and FTIR spectroscopy. It was found that the catalyst provided the hydrogen production rate ~15 l H2/(gcat · h) at complete conversion of dimethyl ether, methanol and dimethoxymethane to hydrogen-rich gas with low CO content in the temperature interval of 300–350°C. Thus, bifunctional catalyst demonstrates high promises for the realization of multifuel processor concept. It enables the production of hydrogen-rich gas from more than one fuel (DME, methanol and DMM) under similar reaction conditions. Moreover, the produced hydrogen-rich gas can be used for direct feeding HT PEM FC and, after CO removal by CO PROX with the same catalyst, LT PEM FC.
Professional Development Hours
0.5 PDHs
You will be able to download and print a certificate for these PDH credits once the content has been viewed. If you have already viewed this content, please click here to login.
Presenter(s): 

Would you like to access this content?

No problem. You just have to complete the following steps.

You have completed 0 of 2 steps.

  1. Log in

    You must be logged in to view this content. Log in now.

  2. Purchase Technical Presentation

    You must purchase this technical presentation using one of the options below.
    If you already purchased this content recently, please click here to refresh the system's record of ownerships.

Pricing

Credits 0.5 Use credits
List Price $25.00 Buy now
AIChE Members $15.00 Buy now
AIChE Undergraduate Student Members Free Free access
AIChE Graduate Student Members Free Free access
Skill Level: