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IJCEA 2010 Vol.1(4): 287-289 ISSN: 2010-0221
DOI: 10.7763/IJCEA.2010.V1.50

Design and Implementation of a Simulator for the Hydro Treating Reactor in RTO Development

B. Baloochy1, S.Shokri2, M.Ahmadi Marvast3

Abstract—A computer aided tool is an important part of a real time optimizer. In this paper, a three phase reactor model for describing the hydro desulfurization reactions in a trickle bed reactor was developed. A steady state plug-flow heterogeneous one-dimensional model was employed to implement the HDS simulator. The reactor model considers the main reactions present in the hydro desulfurization process. Simulations were performed for a pilot trickle bed reactor, and the results are discussed in terms of variations with axial position of partial pressure and concentrations in liquid phase. The simulation results show a good agreement with the experimental data.

Index Terms—Simulator, Trickle-bed, Reactor, RTO

1Behnam.Baloochi is with Research Institute of Petroleum Industries,Tehran, Iran; (Corresponding author to provide phone: +98 21- 48253285;fax: +98 21- 44 73 97 13; e-mail: baloochyb@ripi.ir).
2Saeid.Shokri is with Research Institute of Petroleum Industries, Tehran,Iran; (e-mail: shokris@ripi.ir).3Mahdi.Ahmadi Marvast is with Research Institute of PetroleumIndustries, Tehran, Iran; (e-mail: ahmadim@ripi.ir).

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Cite: B. Baloochy, S.Shokri and M.Ahmadi Marvast, "Design and Implementation of a Simulator for the Hydro Treating Reactor in RTO Development," International Journal of Chemical Engineering and Applications vol. 1, no. 4, pp. 287-289, 2010.

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