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Kevin Li & Nick DiPreta
Hydrogen is three times as energy dense as natural gas but less than double the cost. Hydrogen fuel cell emission is pure water
The fundamental question of this study was whether or not temperature and the flow rate, in the water gas shift reaction, through the packed bed reactor would have an effect on the percentage of carbon monoxide converted, and thus the hydrogen produced.
Gas composition (34% CO 66% H2) 175°C (n=4)200°C (n=4)225°C (n=4) 5ccm 10ccm 15ccm Water Gas Shift Reaction with CuZnO catalyst Gas AnalysisCatalyst Analysis
Original Configuration. Taken by authors. Fixed Configuration. Taken by authors.
Increased hydrogen percentage was result of increased residence time. The CuZnO catalyst was most active around 225 (degrees)
Testing catalyst in Fluidized Bed Reactor Testing with use of exact biomass gasification output Testing Pt/Ce Catalyst
Dr. Hazem Tawfik of Farmingdale University, Institute of Resource and Technology Transfer Mr. Peter Guastella of Manhasset High School
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