A Review of Solvent Selection Considerations in Absorption Systems


  •   I. Ubong

  •   N. Harry-Ngei

  •   P. N. Ede


This review paper focuses on the description, uses and emission removal functions of a solvent with respect to air pollution control of the flue gases in a combustion chamber exhaust waste stream. The physical characteristics of the solvent required for improved and optimal performance of the absorption system where discussed. The factors affecting performance of the solvent with reference to parametric changes in operations as well as cost consideration schemes required to select the most appropriate solvent for increased performance were also ex-rayed. The choice of a solvent that is cost effective and readily available was recommended in the study. 

Keywords: Solvent, Absorption, Flue Gas, Performance, Emission


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Ubong, I., Harry-Ngei, N. and Ede, P. 2019. A Review of Solvent Selection Considerations in Absorption Systems. European Journal of Engineering and Technology Research. 4, 11 (Nov. 2019), 5-10. DOI:https://doi.org/10.24018/ejers.2019.4.11.1562.