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DeNOx Abatement Modelling over Sonically Prepared Copper USY and ZSM5 Structured Catalysts

Faculty of Chemical Engineering and Technology, Cracow University of Technology, Warszawska 24, 31-155 Kraków, Poland
Jerzy Haber Institute of Catalysis and Surface Chemistry, Polish Academy of Sciences, Niezapominajek 8, 30-239 Kraków, Poland
Malopolska Centre of Biotechnology, Jagiellonian University, Gronostajowa 7A, 30-387 Kraków, Poland
Faculty of Chemistry, Jagiellonian University, Ingardena 3, 30-060 Kraków, Poland
Institute of Chemical Engineering, Polish Academy of Sciences, Bałtycka 5, 44-100 Gliwice, Poland
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Academic Editors: Luis M. Gandía, Mario Montes and José Antonio Odriozola
Catalysts 2017, 7(7), 205;
Received: 24 May 2017 / Revised: 29 June 2017 / Accepted: 30 June 2017 / Published: 6 July 2017
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Structured and Micro-Structured Catalysts and Reactors)
Metallic supports play an important role as structured reactor internals. Due to their specific properties including enhanced heat and mass transport, high mechanical resistivity and elimination of local hot-spots, they are commonly used in gas exhaust abatement from stationary and automotive industries. In this study, the performance of three structured supports with deposited Cu/USY (Ultrastabilised Y—zeolite) for deNOx abatement were modelled. Based on kinetic and flow resistance experimental results, the one-dimensional (1D) model of structured reactor was developed. The performance of the structured reactors was compared by the length of the reactor necessary to achieve an arbitrary 90% NOx conversion. The performed simulations showed that the sonochemically prepared copper USY and ZSM-5 zeolites deposited on metallic supports may be successfully used as catalysts for deNOx process. View Full-Text
Keywords: structured reactors; deNOx selective catalytic reduction (SCR); zeolites; modelling structured reactors; deNOx selective catalytic reduction (SCR); zeolites; modelling
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Jodłowski, P.J.; Kuterasiński, Ł.; Jędrzejczyk, R.J.; Chlebda, D.; Gancarczyk, A.; Basąg, S.; Chmielarz, L. DeNOx Abatement Modelling over Sonically Prepared Copper USY and ZSM5 Structured Catalysts. Catalysts 2017, 7, 205.

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