14-17 May 2018
New Orleans
US/Central timezone

Experimental measurement of CO2 diffusion coefficient in water based nanofluids

17 May 2018, 12:15
15m
New Orleans

New Orleans

Poster MS 1.07: Advances in solubility trapping of CO2 in geological formations Poster 4

Speaker

Prof. Reza Azin (Faculty of Petroleum, Gas and Petrochemical Engineering (FPGPE), Persian Gulf University (PGU), P.O. Box 75169-13817, Bushehr, Iran )

Description

The objective of this paper is experimental measurement of CO2 diffusion coefficient in different nanofluids including (SiO2), aluminum oxide (Al2O3) and titanium oxide (TiO2) nanofluids. Nanofluids in concentrations of 0.05, 0.1 and 0.2 wt% were used in experiments. Different factors such as temperature, weight percentage of nanoparticles, as well as the effect of particle size were investigated on CO2 diffusivity. The results clearly show that at 25˚C, the highest CO2 diffusivity occurred for 0.2% concentration of TiO2 nanofluid which is 6.5×10-9 m2/s. Also, at 30˚C, the highest CO2 diffusivity was obtained for 0.05% concentration of SiO2 nanofluid which is 7.8×10-9 m2/s. In addition, the highest CO2 diffusivity for 0.1% concentration of TiO2 nanofluid at 35˚C was 14.7×10-9 m2/s. Finally, a new correlation was developed for the effective diffusion coefficient of CO2 in nanofluid based on the nanofluids Reynolds (Re) number, nanoparticles Reynolds (Renp) number, Schmidt (Sc) number and nanoparticles volume fraction with an average relative error percent (REP) of 9.58% and R2 of 0.945.

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Primary authors

Dr Peymaneh Dehghan (Faculty of Petroleum, Gas and Petrochemical Engineering (FPGPE), Persian Gulf University (PGU), P.O. Box 75169-13817, Bushehr, Iran ) Dr Ahmad Azari (Faculty of Petroleum, Gas and Petrochemical Engineering (FPGPE), Persian Gulf University (PGU), P.O. Box 75169-13817, Bushehr, Iran) Prof. Reza Azin (Faculty of Petroleum, Gas and Petrochemical Engineering (FPGPE), Persian Gulf University (PGU), P.O. Box 75169-13817, Bushehr, Iran )

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