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9 Fluidized Bed Combustion of Natural Gas and other Hydrocarbons

Part 5. New Technologies

  1. Jean-Philippe Laviolette1,
  2. Rahmat Sotudeh-Gharebagh2,
  3. Rachid Mabrouk3,
  4. Gregory S. Patience1,
  5. Jamal Chaouki1

Published Online: 15 JUL 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9783527628148.hoc080

Handbook of Combustion

Handbook of Combustion

How to Cite

Laviolette, J.-P., Sotudeh-Gharebagh, R., Mabrouk, R., Patience, G. S. and Chaouki, J. 2010. Fluidized Bed Combustion of Natural Gas and other Hydrocarbons. Handbook of Combustion. 5:9:209–235.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Ecole Polytechnique de Montréal, Department of Chemical Engineering, Montreal, Canada

  2. 2

    University of Tehran, School of Chemical Engineering, College of Engineering, Tehran, Iran

  3. 3

    Haldor Topsøe, Lyngby, Denmark

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 JUL 2010

Abstract

The sections in this article are

  • 9.1
    Introduction
    • 9.1.1
      Heterogeneous and Homogeneous Kinetics
    • 9.1.2
      Mixing in Gas/Solid Fluidized Beds Mixing
    • 9.1.3
      Fluidized Bed Combustion
    • 9.1.4
      Fluidized Bed Combustion Modeling
  • 9.2
    Heterogeneous and Homogeneous Kinetics
    • 9.2.1
      Homogeneous Kinetics
      • 9.2.1.1
        Global Homogeneous Combustion Kinetics
      • 9.2.1.2
        Microkinetic Combustion Models
      • 9.2.1.3
        Reduced GRI Mechanism
    • 9.2.2
      Combined Homogeneous and Heterogeneous Kinetics
      • 9.2.2.1
        Inert Particles
      • 9.2.2.2
        Kinetics for Methane Combustion in Inert Particles
      • 9.2.2.3
        Combustion Catalysts
      • 9.2.2.4
        Oxygen Carriers
  • 9.3
    Mixing in Gas/Solid Fluidized Beds
    • 9.3.1
      Superficial Gas Velocity and Bubble Size
    • 9.3.2
      Particle Size
    • 9.3.3
      Effect of Baffles
    • 9.3.4
      Sparger Flow Pattern for Non-Premixed Operation
  • 9.4
    Methane Fluidized Bed Combustion
    • 9.4.1
      Inert Particles
      • 9.4.1.1
        Fluidized Bed Temperature
      • 9.4.1.2
        Bubble Size and Air-to-Fuel Ratio
      • 9.4.1.3
        Fluidization Regime
      • 9.4.1.4
        CO Formation
      • 9.4.1.5
        NOx Formation
      • 9.4.1.6
        Particle Type and Size
    • 9.4.2
      Combustion Catalysts
    • 9.4.3
      Oxygen Carriers/Chemical-Looping Combustion
  • 9.5
    Fluidized Bed Combustion Modeling
    • 9.5.1
      Single-Phase Models
    • 9.5.2
      Two-Phase Models
      • 9.5.2.1
        Model of Davidson and Harrison
      • 9.5.2.2
        Bubbling Bed Models
      • 9.5.2.3
        Bubble Assemblage Models
      • 9.5.2.4
        Multiple Region Models
    • 9.5.3
      Kinetic Models

Keywords:

  • catalytic combustion;
  • hydrocarbon fuels;
  • fluidized bed combustion;
  • methane combustion;
  • natural gas;
  • non-catalytic combustion