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Engineering Development of Slurry Bubble Column Reactor (SBCR) Technology
Quarterly Report January 1 - March 31, 1996 - 1996

Toseland, Bernard A.
Tischer, Richard E.

Air Products and Chemicals, Inc.

Introduction 128kb

Table of Contents

Ohio State University Research is 12 pages and 322kb

The following report from Ohio State University for the period January - March 1996 contains the following brief chapters:

1

Measurement of liquid density (Tasks 2-5)

2

Bubble effects on the transient flow pattern in bubble columns (Task 3)

3

High-pressure and -temperature slurry column shakedown (Task 2)

4

Work to be performed next quarter (Task 7)

5

References

Washington University Research is 156 pages

1-19 621kb 60-79 433kb 120-139 343kb
20-39 640kb 80-99 381kb 140-156 407kb
40-59 673kb 100-119 335kb  

Washington University Research

The following report (which has been submitted as a topical report) from Washington University for the period January - March 1996 contains the following chapters:
  Abstract
Executive Summary
Table of Contents

1

Introduction
2 Objectives
3 Tracer Experiments
4 Modeling
5 Parameter Estimation by Fitting the Model to Data
6 Gas-Liquid Mixing and Scale-up Issues in Bubble Columns
7 Conclusions
8 Nomenclature
9 References
Contents
Abstracts i
Executive Summary ii
Table of Contents iv

1

Introduction 1

1.1

Gas Holdup Measurements 2

2

Objectives 4

3

Tracer Experiments 4

4

Modeling 6
  4.1 Liquid Phase Tracer 7
4.2 Gas Phase Tracer 8

5

Parameter Estimation by Fitting the Model to Data 10
 

5.1

Liquid Tracer 10
  5.1.1  Discussion 11
5.1.2 Conclusions and Future Work 17

5.2

Gas Tracer 19
  5.2.1 Case 1: Model with Three Floating Parameters, DG, H and KLa 20
5.2.2 Case 2: Model with Two Floating Parameters: DG, KLa . . . 27
5.2.3 Case 3: Model with Three Floating Parameters: G, DG, and KLa 34
5.2.4 Case 4: Model with Three Floating Parameters: DG, KLa and ct(t,z) 34
5.2.5 Case 5: Model with Changing Gas Flow Rate and Two Floating Parameters, DG and KLa 39
5.2.6 Case 6: Model with Three Floating Parameters, DG, KLa and UG 39
5.2.7 Discussion of Results 44
5.2.8 Conclusions and Future Work 46

6

Gas - Liquid Mixing and Scale-Up Issues in Bubble Columns 49

7

Conclusions 50

8

Nomenclature 51

9

References 52

10

Appendix I: Holdup Measurements 54

11

Appendix II: Simulation of the Radiation Intensity Measured by a Detector 57

12

Appendix III: Liquid Tracer Experiments and Model Fits 64
13 Appendix IV: Analysis of Variance (ANOVA) 74
14 Appendix V: Calculation of Henry's Law Constant 78
15 Appendix VI: Gas Phase Tracer Experiments and Model Fits 79