Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.applthermaleng.2011.02.002
Title: Thermal enhancement of charge and discharge cycles for adsorbed natural gas storage
Authors: Rahman, K.A.
Loh, W.S. 
Chakraborty, A.
Saha, B.B.
Chun, W.G.
Ng, K.C. 
Keywords: Activated carbon
Adsorbed natural gas storage
Heat exchanger
Thermal enhancement
Issue Date: Jul-2011
Source: Rahman, K.A., Loh, W.S., Chakraborty, A., Saha, B.B., Chun, W.G., Ng, K.C. (2011-07). Thermal enhancement of charge and discharge cycles for adsorbed natural gas storage. Applied Thermal Engineering 31 (10) : 1630-1639. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.applthermaleng.2011.02.002
Abstract: The usage of adsorbed natural gas (ANG) storage is hindered by the thermal management during the adsorption and desorption processes. An effective thermal enhancement is thus essential for the development of the ANG technology and the motivation for this study is the investigation of a gas storage system with internal thermal control. We employed a fin-tube type heat exchanger that is placed in a pressurized cylinder. A distributed-parameter model is used for the theoretical modeling and simulations are conducted at assorted charging and discharging conditions. These studies included the transient thermal behaviours of the elements within the ANG-charged cylinder and parameters such as pressure and temperature profiles of adsorbent have been obtained during charge and discharge cycles, and results are compared with a conventional compressed methane vessel. © 2011 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.
Source Title: Applied Thermal Engineering
URI: http://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/61549
ISSN: 13594311
DOI: 10.1016/j.applthermaleng.2011.02.002
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