Determining the Kinetics of Carbon Dioxide Absorption with Amine Absorber: (AIT600) in a Laboratory Pilot Plant


In this article the rate of CO2 absorption with using commercial amine solution, AIT600, was measured in a packed-tower of pilot plant in temperature range 323.15-338.15 K and during a 240 min. The input CO2 and amine concentration was 13% (v/v) and 30% (w/w) respectively. The value 3.7 (mole CO2/Lit Solution) was absorbed. The efficiency of carbon dioxide absorption was obtained about 94.21%. The values of rate constant and reaction order were reported. The activation energy and fixed frequency factor were calculated according to the Arrhenius equation.

Keyword: Kinetics reaction; carbon dioxide; Amine absorption; packed tower 

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