Mathematical Model of Biomass Product Using Gasification Reactor

Document Type: Research Article

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1 Chemical Engineering Department, Dhofar University, 211 Salalah, OMAN

2 Chemical Engineering Department, Dhofar University, 211 Salalah, Oman

Abstract

The aim of this study is to design a new mathematical model biomass product with the help of the gasification reactor. This design will help in describing most of the internal parameters inside this process. This research also aims to study and analyze the kinetic reaction, mass and heat transfer for four zones of the gasification reactor. It has been found that the char concentration from zone one is almost 42% consumption and from zone three to four, the consumptions have found to be 72.06%. It means that the char conversion depends on oxygen consumptions in all zones to produce volatility gases, methane, and hydrogen. The mathematical model will help in optimizing best possible conditions so as to give a high quality product of methane and hydrogen to 2.2 kmol/m3 and 3 Kmol/m3 respectively. Thus, it appears to be important that important parameters of a chemical reaction are studied. Furthermore, all thermodynamic parameters of the reaction must be analyzed so as to optimize the best conditions through gasification reactor.

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