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International Journal of Chemical Engineering
Volume 2014 (2014), Article ID 256840, 7 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/256840
Research Article

Numerical Simulation and Analysis of CO2 Removal in a Polypropylene Hollow Fiber Membrane Contactor

Key Laboratory of Low-Grade Energy Utilization Technologies and Systems, Chongqing University, Chongqing 400044, China

Received 19 July 2013; Revised 1 December 2013; Accepted 20 December 2013; Published 30 January 2014

Academic Editor: Mahesh T. Dhotre

Copyright © 2014 Zhien Zhang et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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