(0088) Modeling of the membrane reactor for the zero-emission combined cycle power plant

Janusz Kotowicz, Marcin Job


A zero emission gas turbine power plants with a membrane reactor are a concept of using the ion oxygen transport membrane (ITM) technology in order to apply carbon dioxide capture with limited electricity generation efficiency drop. The membrane reactor is replacing the combustor in gas turbine and combines three functions: oxygen separation from air through the high-temperature membrane, fuel combustion in internal reactor cycle, and heating the oxygen-depleted air, which is directed to the turbine. The paper presents the gas turbine power plant integrated with membrane reactor, a detailed description of the membrane reactor model. Selected results of thermodynamic analysis of power plant with prepared model are presented.


oxy-combustion; zero-emission combined cycle gas turbine; membrane reactor; ion transport membrane; ITM

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