Lookup NU author(s): Dr Long Jiang,
Dr Yadong Wang,
Professor Tony Roskilly
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© 2018 Elsevier Ltd A novel sorption system is proposed to reduce nitrogen oxides (NOx) emission, which is regarded as an alternative solution to conventional urea selective catalytic reduction (SCR) technology. Nanoparticle, i.e. carbon coated aluminum (Al@C) plays dual roles at the beginning and end of this system. One is used to prepare novel fuel blend, which is expected to reduce NOx emission due to low fuel consumption. The other is selected for developing composite sorbent for ammonia storage reactor. NOx emission of a diesel engine is tested in terms of various fuel blends. Based on these testing results, working performance of novel sorption SCR system is evaluated. It is indicated that the lowest annual required mass of composite SrCl2 with Al@C is about 98 kg, which is one quarter of urea solution. Comparably, the highest annual required volume of urea solution is 25.6% higher than that of composite SrCl2 with Al@C. Annual required mass ranges from 98 kg to 475 kg whereas annual required volume is in the range from 243 L to 446 L. Feasibility of novel sorption SCR system is further verified, which reveals vast potentials for reducing NOx emission in terms of conversion efficiency and cost.
Author(s): Jiang L, Xie XL, Wang LW, Wang RZ, Wang YD, Roskilly AP
Publication type: Article
Publication status: Published
Journal: Applied Thermal Engineering
Print publication date: 01/04/2018
Online publication date: 31/01/2018
Acceptance date: 29/01/2018
Date deposited: 21/02/2018
ISSN (print): 1359-4311
Publisher: Elsevier Ltd
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