Special Issue "Theoretical and Practical Aspects of Hydrogen Production from Hydrocarbons"
A special issue of Hydrogen (ISSN 2673-4141).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 15 January 2023 | Viewed by 119
Interests: nanostructured materials; membrane technology; conversion of hydrocarbons; hydrogen production; emission control systems
Interests: mathematical modeling; kinetics; membrane reactors; hydrogen production; dehydrogenation processes
In recent years, there has been a steady trend in the development of the global economy, aimed at switching to reducing the carbon footprint. In this regard, hydrogen technologies are of particular interest—from the production of hydrogen to its transportation and efficient use. The main world reserves of hydrogen in a chemically bound state are ammonia, water, and hydrocarbons. This Special Issue addresses the main aspects of hydrogen production from hydrocarbon sources. One of the cost-effective and energy efficient technologies of hydrogen production is steam reforming of methane and other light olefins. The outlet gas stream contains hydrogen, carbon monoxide, and carbon dioxide. On the other hand, the processes of thermal and catalytic pyrolysis of hydrocarbons allow obtaining hydrogen without the emission of carbon dioxide. The only side product here is carbon in the form of nanostructured materials (nanotubes, nanofibers, etc.). Catalytic dehydrogenation of olefins gives alkenes, which are highly demanded monomers for the polymer industry, and pure hydrogen. Another issue connected to the mentioned topics is hydrogen purification (separation from the outlet reaction mixture) using various adsorption and membrane techniques. Both applied and theoretical works are welcome for this Special Issue, including process modeling and reactor design. Research aiming to produce novel catalysts and adsorbents for the mentioned processes is welcome as well.
Prof. Dr. Aleksey A. Vedyagin
Dr. Ekaterina V. Shelepova
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- catalytic pyrolysis of hydrocarbons
- thermal decomposition of hydrocarbons
- steam reforming of natural gas
- reactor design for the hydrogen production processes
- hydrogen purification technologies
- theory and simulation of hydrogen production processes from hydrocarbons