Aqueous Mineralization Process of Carbon Dioxide from Flue Gas using Aspen Plus and Exergy Analysis

YongMan Choi, Changsik Choi, Minhye Seo, Suhyun Kim, Won Seok Chang, Young Min Jo

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The aqueous process for the mineralization of CO2 exhausted from industrial sites has been optimized through exergy analysis using the commercial code, Aspen Plus. It has been verified that CO2 could be converted to calcium carbonate (CaCO3) via the formation of calcium hydroxide (Ca(OH)2) using starting materials including calcium oxide (CaO) and water. Modelling was performed by changing the amount of CaO for water from 1 to 50 w/w%. The highest yield of CaCO3 was achieved by mixing 15 w/w% CaO in water under the ambient condition. The current simulation using exergy analysis contributed to finding an optimum reaction condition for CO2 mineralization without high cost experimental works.
Original languageUndefined/Unknown
Pages (from-to)45-54
Number of pages10
JournalJournal of Korean Society for Atmospheric Environment
Issue number1
StatePublished - 28 Feb 2021

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