4. Syngas Cleanup, Conditioning, and Utilization

  1. Robert C. Brown
  1. David C. Dayton,
  2. Brian Turk and
  3. Raghubir Gupta

Published Online: 16 MAR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781119990840.ch4

Thermochemical Processing of Biomass: Conversion into Fuels, Chemicals and Power

Thermochemical Processing of Biomass: Conversion into Fuels, Chemicals and Power

How to Cite

Dayton, D. C., Turk, B. and Gupta, R. (2011) Syngas Cleanup, Conditioning, and Utilization, in Thermochemical Processing of Biomass: Conversion into Fuels, Chemicals and Power (ed R. C. Brown), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119990840.ch4

Editor Information

  1. Department of Mechanical Engineering, Iowa State University, USA

Author Information

  1. Center for Energy Technology, RTI International, North Carolina, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 MAR 2011
  2. Published Print: 11 MAR 2011

Book Series:

  1. Wiley Series in Renewable Resources

Book Series Editors:

  1. Christian V. Stevens

Series Editor Information

  1. Faculty of Bioscience Engineering, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470721117

Online ISBN: 9781119990840

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Keywords:

  • syngas cleanup, conditioning, and utilization - syngas composition, H2:CO ratio, function of production technology and feedstock;
  • biomass gasification, converting heterogeneous material - to consistent gaseous fuel intermediate;
  • syngas cleanup, for removing unwanted impurities - from biomass gasification product gas;
  • biomass gasification, complex thermochemical process - thermal decomposition of a lignocellulosic fuel, and partial oxidation of fuel;
  • syngas utilization, syngas of two diatomic molecules - building blocks, field of fuel science and technology;
  • block flow diagram of hydrogen - via steam methane reforming;
  • comparison of membrane technologies - for hydrogen separation;
  • conventional catalytic biomass gasification - technology option, building on development experience with coal-based gasification processes;
  • R&D efforts, on syngas cleanup, and conversion - effective use of syngas from biomass gasification

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Syngas Cleanup and Conditioning

  • Syngas Utilization

  • Summary and Conclusions

  • References