By Peter M. Maitlis

A accomplished and updated review of this strategy, from the elemental technological know-how to advertisement concerns. as well as the chemical and commercial part of Fischer-Tropsch synthesis, this monograph bargains with technique economics in addition to such "green" thoughts as sustainability and environmental care.
the result's a realistic reference for researchers and engineers engaged on gasoline processing or gas mobilephone applied sciences in undefined, whereas both serving as an exceptional introductory publication for graduate classes in chemistry and chemical engineering. With its didactical process, the e-book is additionally used for education chemists and engineers within the coal chemical, petrochemical, and tool new release industries.

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DME has potential as a fuel and it can be used directly in power generation or in blending with (or as substitute for) LPG or diesel, in particular because of its very high cetane rating. The boiling point of À25  C allows fast fuel/air mixing, reduces ignition delay, and gives excellent cold starting properties. DME is an efficient alternative to other energy sources for medium-sized power plants, especially in isolated or remote locations where it can be difficult to transport natural gas and where the construction of LNG regasification terminals would not be viable.

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In the first stage, SMR reactions occur inside the tube side of a heat exchanger filled with catalyst. The second stage typically consists of a conventional ATR. The heat of reaction required by the endothermic SMR reaction is provided by the hot effluent syngas from the ATR second stage. Advantages of the technology are lower capital costs and higher thermal efficiency. The companies that developed this technology (JM-Katalco, Haldor Topsøe, Uhde) initially targeted it for ammonia and methanol plant applications, but it should be suitable for GTL plants too.

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