Temperature swing adsorption with heatable hollow-fiber membranes
- Chemical Process Engineering
- Focus/Key Topic:
- experimental / constructive
Membrane technology is used in a wide range of industrial applications, and newly emerges in adsorptive processes.
Temperature swing adsorption is mainly impaired by the time consumption of the heating cycle and material stability problems due to high temperatures. More effective heating will greatly improve the economic feasibility of temperature swing adsorption especially when compared to more conventionally used pressure swing adsorption.
This master's thesis aims at developing a new temperature swing adsorption process by using high adsorptive membranes that are able to heat. The fibers are heated for desorption and recovery of the fiber.
This thesis includes:
- Measuring adsorption capacities
- Module development