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Carbon-Based Energy Systems > CO2 Capture

Carbon Capture Systems Analysis: Comparing Exergy Efficiency and Electricity Cost of Various Technology Options

Start Date: September 2012

Investigators

Chris Edwards, Department of Mechanical Engineering, and Adam Brandt, Department of Energy Resources Engineering, Stanford University

Annual Reports

Publications

  • S. Sweeney Smith, A. Calbry-Muzyka, A.R. Brandt (2016). Improved exergetic life cycle assessment through matrix reduction technique. International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment. DOI: 10.1007/s11367-016-1118-5
  • Y. Sun (2015). Life cycle exergy analysis on monoethanolameine-based carbon dioxide capture system. MS thesis, Department of Energy Resources Engineering, Stanford University. August 2015.
  • A. S. Calbry-Muzyka (2015). Comparative analysis of CO2 capture systems: An exergetic framework. PhD thesis, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University. December 2015.
  • A. S. Calbry-Muzyka and C. F. Edwards (2014). Thermodynamic Benchmarking of CO2 Capture Systems: Exergy Analysis Methodology for Adsorption Processes. Energy Procedia, GHGT-12, Austin TX. October 6-9, 2014.
  • S. Sweeney Smith (2014) Exergetic life cycle assessment of carbon capture and sequestration technology. MS thesis, Department of Energy Resources Engineering, Stanford University. June 2014.

Presentations

  • A.R. Brandt, Systems analysis of CO2 capture technologies: developing economy-wide thermodynamic metrics. GCEP Annual Meeting, October 14th, 2015.
  • A. S. Calbry-Muzyka and C. F. Edwards. Exergy Considerations in Adsorption-Based Carbon Capture Systems. GCEP Student Energy Lectures, Stanford CA, July 21st, 2014.

 

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