Table of Contents Author Guidelines Submit a Manuscript
The Scientific World Journal
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 276823, 6 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/276823
Research Article

Hydrogen-Rich Gas Production by Cogasification of Coal and Biomass in an Intermittent Fluidized Bed

School of Energy and Power Engineering, Jiangsu University, 301 Xuefu Road, Zhenjiang 212013, China

Received 3 July 2013; Accepted 2 August 2013

Academic Editors: A. Duta, A. Klimenko, A. Piacentino, and A. Sınağ

Copyright © 2013 Li-Qun Wang and Zhao-Sheng Chen. 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.

Linked References

  1. M. K. Cohce, M. A. Rosen, and I. Dincer, “Efficiency evaluation of a biomass gasification-based hydrogen production,” International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, vol. 36, no. 17, pp. 11388–11398, 2011. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  2. G. Ruoppolo, P. Ammendola, R. Chirone, and F. Miccio, “H2-rich syngas production by fluidized bed gasification of biomass and plastic fuel,” Waste Management, vol. 32, no. 4, pp. 724–732, 2012. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  3. Z. G. Tang, P. Y. Ma, J. P. Cheng, Y. L. Li, and Q. Z. Lin, “A novel biomass gasifier for producing tar-free and hydrogen-rich syngas,” Advanced Materials Research, vol. 105-106, no. 1, pp. 709–712, 2010. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  4. L. Han, Q. Wang, Y. Yang, C. Yu, M. Fang, and Z. Luo, “Hydrogen production via CaO sorption enhanced anaerobic gasification of sawdust in a bubbling fluidized bed,” International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, vol. 36, no. 8, pp. 4820–4829, 2011. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  5. H. Guoxin and H. Hao, “Hydrogen rich fuel gas production by gasification of wet biomass using a CO2 sorbent,” Biomass and Bioenergy, vol. 33, no. 5, pp. 899–906, 2009. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  6. N. Gao, A. Li, C. Quan, and F. Gao, “Hydrogen-rich gas production from biomass steam gasification in an updraft fixed-bed gasifier combined with a porous ceramic reformer,” International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, vol. 33, no. 20, pp. 5430–5438, 2008. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  7. J. H. Kuo, C. L. Lin, and M. Y. Wey, “Effect of agglomeration/defluidization on hydrogen generation during fluidized bed air gasification of modified biomass,” International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, vol. 37, pp. 1409–1417, 2012. View at Google Scholar
  8. A. Bhattacharya, A. Bhattacharya, and A. Datta, “Modeling of hydrogen production process from biomass using oxygen blown gasification,” International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, vol. 37, pp. 18782–18790, 2012. View at Google Scholar
  9. V. Skoulou, G. Koufodimos, Z. Samaras, and A. Zabaniotou, “Low temperature gasification of olive kernels in a 5-kW fluidized bed reactor for H2-rich producer gas,” International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, vol. 33, no. 22, pp. 6515–6524, 2008. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  10. S. I. Ngo, T. D. B. Nguyen, Y. Lim et al., “Performance evaluation for dual circulating fluidized-bed steam gasifier of biomass using quasi-equilibrium three-stage gasification model,” Applied Energy, vol. 88, no. 12, pp. 5208–5220, 2011. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  11. P. Weerachanchai, M. Horio, and C. Tangsathitkulchai, “Effects of gasifying conditions and bed materials on fluidized bed steam gasification of wood biomass,” Bioresource Technology, vol. 100, no. 3, pp. 1419–1427, 2009. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  12. E. D. Gordillo and A. Belghit, “A bubbling fluidized bed solar reactor model of biomass char high temperature steam-only gasification,” Fuel Processing Technology, vol. 92, no. 3, pp. 314–321, 2011. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  13. A. Kumar, K. Eskridge, D. D. Jones, and M. A. Hanna, “Steam-air fluidized bed gasification of distillers grains: effects of steam to biomass ratio, equivalence ratio and gasification temperature,” Bioresource Technology, vol. 100, no. 6, pp. 2062–2068, 2009. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  14. P. M. Lv, Z. H. Xiong, J. Chang, C. Z. Wu, Y. Chen, and J. X. Zhu, “An experimental study on biomass air-steam gasification in a fluidized bed,” Bioresource Technology, vol. 95, no. 1, pp. 95–101, 2004. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  15. L. Wei, S. Xu, L. Zhang, C. Liu, H. Zhu, and S. Liu, “Steam gasification of biomass for hydrogen-rich gas in a free-fall reactor,” International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, vol. 32, no. 1, pp. 24–31, 2007. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  16. Y. Wang, F. Larachi, and S. Roy, “Simulating the dynamics of gas-solid flows in a multichannel microcirculating fluidized bed,” Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, vol. 48, no. 17, pp. 7928–7937, 2009. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  17. O. Levenspiel, “What will come after petroleum?” Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, vol. 44, no. 14, pp. 5073–5078, 2005. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  18. C. Pfeifer, R. Rauch, and H. Hofbauer, “In-bed catalytic tar reduction in a dual fluidized bed biomass steam gasifier,” Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, vol. 43, no. 7, pp. 1634–1640, 2004. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  19. L. Wei, S. Xu, J. Liu, C. Lu, S. Liu, and C. Liu, “A novel process of biomass gasification for hydrogen-rich gas with solid heat carrier: preliminary experimental results,” Energy and Fuels, vol. 20, no. 5, pp. 2266–2273, 2006. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  20. L. Wei, S. Xu, J. Liu, C. Liu, and S. Liu, “Hydrogen production in steam gasification of biomass with CaO as a CO2 absorbent,” Energy and Fuels, vol. 22, no. 3, pp. 1997–2004, 2008. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  21. T. Murakami, G. Xu, T. Suda, Y. Matsuzawa, H. Tani, and T. Fujimori, “Some process fundamentals of biomass gasification in dual fluidized bed,” Fuel, vol. 86, no. 1-2, pp. 244–255, 2007. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  22. L. Q. Wang, Y. H. Dun, X. N. Xiang, Z. J. Jiao, and T. Q. Zhang, “Thermodynamics research on hydrogen production from biomass and coal co-gasification with catalyst,” International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, vol. 36, no. 18, pp. 11676–11683, 2011. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  23. F. Yan, S. Luo, Z. Hu, B. Xiao, and G. Cheng, “Hydrogen-rich gas production by steam gasification of char from biomass fast pyrolysis in a fixed-bed reactor: influence of temperature and steam on hydrogen yield and syngas composition,” Bioresource Technology, vol. 101, no. 14, pp. 5633–5637, 2010. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  24. L. Q. Wang and Z. S. Chen, “Gas generation by co-gasification of biomass and coal in an autothermal fluidized bed gasifier,” Applied Thermal Engineering, vol. 59, pp. 278–282, 2013. View at Google Scholar
  25. I. Iliuta, A. Leclerc, and F. Larachi, “Allothermal steam gasification of biomass in cyclic multi-compartment bubbling fluidized-bed gasifier/combustor—new reactor concept,” Bioresource Technology, vol. 101, no. 9, pp. 3194–3208, 2010. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  26. K. Li, R. Zhang, and J. Bi, “Experimental study on hydrogen-rich gas production by co-gasification of coal and biomass in a fluidized bed,” Journal of Fuel Chemistry and Technology, vol. 38, no. 6, pp. 660–665, 2010. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  27. F. Pinto, C. Franco, R. N. André, M. Miranda, I. Gulyurtlu, and I. Cabrita, “Co-gasification study of biomass mixed with plastic wastes,” Fuel, vol. 81, no. 3, pp. 291–297, 2002. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  28. F. Pinto, C. Franco, R. N. André et al., “Effect of experimental conditions on co-gasification of coal, biomass and plastics wastes with air/steam mixtures in a fluidized bed system,” Fuel, vol. 82, no. 15–17, pp. 1967–1976, 2003. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  29. J. Guan, Q. Wang, X. Li, Z. Luo, and K. Cen, “Thermodynamic analysis of a biomass anaerobic gasification process for hydrogen production with sufficient CaO,” Renewable Energy, vol. 32, no. 15, pp. 2502–2515, 2007. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus