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International Journal Of Engineering, Business And Management(IJEBM)

Fundamental Review and Analysis of Gasifier Performance and Gasification Model

C.B Ugwuodo , E.C Ugwuoke , C.N Owabor , S.E Ogbeide

International Journal of Engineering, Business And Management(IJEBM), Vol-4,Issue-1, January - February 2020, Pages 12-20 , 10.22161/ijebm.4.1.2

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A reliable, affordable and clean energy supply is of major importance for society, economy and the environment. The modern use of biomass is considered a very promising clean energy option for reduction of greenhouse gas emission and energy dependency. Biomass gasification has been considered as the enabling technology for modern biomass utilization. However, challenges remains in biomass gasifier design and gasification model for viable commercial application through reliable model prediction and optimization of the process condition to obtain quality product compositions and maximal efficiencies. Bubbling fluidized bed gasifier and Apen Plus gasification model can salvage the undue complex processes and aims to develop the simplest possible model using the process simulator or Aspen Plus that incorporates the key gasification reaction and gasifier design.

Gasification; Biomass; Fluidized bed; Thermodynamic model; kinetic model; Aspen Plus.

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