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IJESD 2020 Vol.11(10): 483-487 ISSN: 2010-0264
doi: 10.18178/ijesd.2020.11.10.1294

Density, Viscosity, and Physical CO2 Diffusivity of Novel Formulated Solvent N-Methyl-4-Piperidinol and 2-Amino-2-Methyl-1-Propanol for Carbon Capture

Teerawat Sema, Thanthip Kiattinirachara, Pipat Na Ranong, Pattaraporn Posoknistakul, and Ratana Jiraratananon

Abstract— Amine based CO2 capture is considered as one of the most effective technologies for mitigating global warming and climate change problems. The key of this technology is to use as highly effective solvent. In the present work, novel formulated MPDL-AMP solvent has been firstly introduced. Its essential data for determining and investigating the solvent performance as an alternative solvent for capturing CO2 has not yet been reported. Therefore, density, viscosity, and physical CO2 diffusivity of novel formulated MPDL-AMP solvent were determined in this work over ranges of concentrations and temperatures of 25%wt. MPDL/5%wt. AMP to 15%wt. MPDL/15%wt. AMP and 313 K to 333 K, respectively. The physical data reported in the present work are important for determining the optimum hydrodynamics of the fluid flow inside the absorption column as well as designing the height of the column through the kinetics and the mass transfer data. The results observed in the present work showed that the novel formulated MPDL-AMP solvent should be further investigated for its potential to be used as an alternative solvent for capturing CO2.

Index Terms— Amine, CO2, density, diffusivity, viscosity.

Teerawat Sema is with the Department of Chemical Technology, Faculty of Science, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, 10330, Thailand and the Center of Excellence on Petrochemical and Materials Technology, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, 10330, Thailand (e-mail: teerawat.se@chula.ac.th). Thanthip Kiattinirachara, Pipat Na Ranong, and Pattaraporn Posoknistakul were with the Department of Chemical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Mahidol University, Nakhon Pathom, 73173, Thailand (e-mail: thantip.kia@student.mahidol.edu, pipat.nar@student.mahidol.edu, pattaraporn.pos@mahidol.edu). Ratana Jiraratananon is with the Department of Chemical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi, Bangkok, 10140, Thailand (e-mail: ratana.jir@kmutt.ac.th).

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Cite: Teerawat Sema, Thanthip Kiattinirachara, Pipat Na Ranong, Pattaraporn Posoknistakul, and Ratana Jiraratananon, " Density, Viscosity, and Physical CO2 Diffusivity of Novel Formulated Solvent N-Methyl-4-Piperidinol and 2-Amino-2-Methyl-1-Propanol for Carbon Capture," International Journal of Environmental Science and Development vol. 11, no. 10, pp. 483-487, 2020.

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  • ISSN: 2010-0264 (Print)
  • Abbreviated Title: Int. J. Environ. Sci. Dev.
  • Frequency: Monthly
  • DOI: 10.18178/IJESD
  • Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Richard Haynes
  • Executive Editor: Ms. Nancy Y. Liu
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