INTELLIGENT WORK FORUMS
FOR ENGINEERING PROFESSIONALS

Log In

Come Join Us!

Are you an
Engineering professional?
Join Eng-Tips Forums!
  • Talk With Other Members
  • Be Notified Of Responses
    To Your Posts
  • Keyword Search
  • One-Click Access To Your
    Favorite Forums
  • Automated Signatures
    On Your Posts
  • Best Of All, It's Free!

*Eng-Tips's functionality depends on members receiving e-mail. By joining you are opting in to receive e-mail.

Posting Guidelines

Promoting, selling, recruiting, coursework and thesis posting is forbidden.

Jobs

Acid Gas Loading G/L?

Acid Gas Loading G/L?

(OP)
thread483-301005: Amine Unit Acid gas loading calculation

Given lean amine simulation stream shows:
0.00148 mol H2S / 0.0869 mol DEA
H2S MW = 34.081 g/mol
DEA MW = 105.14 g/mol
DEA density = 1097 g/L

This implies a lean amine acid gas loading of about 6.06 g H2S / L DEA, but the lab data is showing this stream should be about 0.16 G/L?? Am I doing something wrong or is there another common G/L ratio I am not aware of? Is it common practice to strip the lean amine down to about 0.16 g H2S / L DEA?

RE: Acid Gas Loading G/L?

Your stream is 0.017 moles H2S/mole DEA. (Loadings are normaly stated as a mole/mole ratio).
Typical design numbers are:
DEA 0.05-0.07
MEA 0.1-0.15
MDEA 0.004-0.010

These should be easily achieved.

mike

Red Flag This Post

Please let us know here why this post is inappropriate. Reasons such as off-topic, duplicates, flames, illegal, vulgar, or students posting their homework.

Red Flag Submitted

Thank you for helping keep Eng-Tips Forums free from inappropriate posts.
The Eng-Tips staff will check this out and take appropriate action.

Reply To This Thread

Posting in the Eng-Tips forums is a member-only feature.

Click Here to join Eng-Tips and talk with other members!


Resources


Close Box

Join Eng-Tips® Today!

Join your peers on the Internet's largest technical engineering professional community.
It's easy to join and it's free.

Here's Why Members Love Eng-Tips Forums:

Register now while it's still free!

Already a member? Close this window and log in.

Join Us             Close