Integrated Reformer, Reactor, and Control System for Efficient H2 Production From Hydrocarbon Fuels

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Xiaoxin Wang
Graduate Assistant, Aerospace & Mech. Engineering
Shuyang Zhang
Graduate Assistant, Aerospace & Mechanical Engineering
Xinhai Xu
Graduate Assistant, Aerospace & Mechanical Engineering
Peiwen Li
Professor, Aerospace & Mechanical Engineering
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Robert Sleeper
Licensing Manager (520) 626-4604

Invention:

This invention is a control system that allows the precise combining of a hydrocarbon fuel, steam and Ai/O2 l in an integrated auto-thermal reformer and water-shifting reactor unit. The device can achieve thermal management to have favorable high and low temperature for both auto thermal reformers and water shifting reactors.

 

Advantages     

This invention claims to display enhanced performance in area, such as:

 

•       Accomplish of thermal management to have favorable high and low temperatures

•       High hydrogen conversion rate from hydrocarbon fuels

•       Allows integration of auto-thermal reformer and water-shifting reactor 

 

Applications:

This invention have a very board scope. This technology can lead to many advances the in the fields of                                               

 

•       Hydrogen Fuel Cells

•       processing/refining,

•       chemical synthesis,

 

UA Technology ID: UA15-116

Inventors: 

1.       Li, Peiwen

2.       Xu,Xinhai

3.       Zhang, Shuyang

 

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