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Kinetic modeling and simulation of methanol synthesis model

Author Affiliations

  • 1Department of Process Engineering and Engineering and Technology, Bremerhaven University of Applied Sciences, An der Karlstadt 8, 27568 Bremerhaven, Germany

Res. J. Recent Sci., Volume 6, Issue (1), Pages 1-4, January,2 (2017)


Chemical process optimization is significant in the sense of predicting overall reaction scheme which may lead to better reactor design. Kinetic modeling is a behavior for designing and optimization of chemical process. A chemical process often consists of several equilibrium reactions. Itís not an easy task to simulate equilibrium reactions in a conventional method. By considering reaction co-ordinate in a reaction scheme, itís easier to find out the effect of reactant and products in such reactions whether itís a reversible or irreversible. Here methanol synthesis model has taken into consideration for optimization by using reaction co-ordinate system. The main purpose of this research is to investigate methanol synthesis model which has done by simulation of gaseous equilibrium synthesis at ambient pressure.


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