Performance evaluation of an inventive CO2 gas separation inorganic ceramic membrane.
Nwogu, Ngozi Claribelle
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NWOGU, N., KAJAMA, M. and GOBINA, E., 2015. Performance evaluation of an inventive CO2 gas separation inorganic ceramic membrane. World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology, International Science Index 102: International journal of chemical, molecular, nuclear, materials and metallurgical engineering [online], 9(6), pp. 662-665. Available from: http://scholar.waset.org/1999.2/10001660
Atmospheric carbon dioxide emissions are considered as the greatest environmental challenge the world is facing today. The tasks to control the emissions include the recovery of CO2 from flue gas. This concern has been improved due to recent advances in materials process engineering resulting in the development of inorganic gas separation membranes with excellent thermal and mechanical stability required for most gas separations. This paper, therefore, evaluates the performance of a highly selective inorganic membrane for CO2 recovery applications. Analysis of results obtained is in agreement with experimental literature data. Further results show the prediction performance of the membranes for gas separation and the future direction of research. The materials selection and the membrane preparation techniques are discussed. Method of improving the interface defects in the membrane and its effect on the separation performance has also been reviewed and in addition advances to totally exploit the potential usage of this innovative membrane.