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    • Computational fluid dynamics simulation of ethanol steam reforming in catalytic wall microchannels 

      Uriz, I.; Arzamendi, G.; López, E.; Llorca Piqué, Jordi; Gandía, L. M. (2011-03)
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      A three-dimensional computational fluid dynamics (CFD) simulation study of the ethanol steam reforming (ESR) in microreactors with square channels has been carried out. A phenomenological kinetic model describing the ESR ...
    • Design of linear controllers applied to an ethanol steam reformer for PEN fuel cell applications 

      García, Vanesa Mariel; Serra, Maria; Llorca Piqué, Jordi; Riera, Jordi (2013-06-01)
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      This paper focuses on the design of a controller for a low temperature ethanol steam reformer for the production of hydrogen to feed a protonic exchange membrane (PEM) fuel cell. It describes different control structures ...
    • Disseny i dimensionament d'un procès industrial de purificació de bioetanol 

      Martínez Pelegrin, Pau (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2014-06-11)
      Bachelor thesis
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      Aquest projecte pretén informar sobre el món dels biocarburants, més concretament, del bioetanol i del seu procés de fabricació. La introducció és realitza des de diferents punts de vista ja sigui tècnic, medi ambiental o ...
    • Estudi de l'ús del bioetanol com a possible substitut de la gasolina 

      Santacreu Prat, Oriol (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2017-06)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      “Estudi de l’ús del bioetanol com a possible substitut de la gasolina” és un treball que vol proporcionar a tota aquella gent que tingui un interès en el tema coneixements sobre el bioetanol i es seu ús com a combustible, ...
    • Ethanol catalytic membrane reformer for direct PEM FC feeding 

      Koch, Reinhold; López, Eduardo; Jiménez Divins, Nuria; Allué Fantova, Miguel; Jossen, Andreas; Riera, Jordi (Riera Colomer); Llorca Piqué, Jordi (2013)
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      In this paper an ethanol reformer based on catalytic steam reforming with a catalytic honeycomb loaded with RhPd/CeO2 and palladium separation membranes with an area of 30.4 cm2 has been used to generate a pure hydrogen ...
    • Ethanol photoreaction to Hydrogen over Au/TiO(2) catalysts: Effect of Au particle size and TiO(2) bulk structure 

      Nadeem, M. A; Waterhouse, G.I.N; Llorca Piqué, Jordi; Muir, Joah M. R.; Idriss, Hicham (2011)
      Conference report
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      Solar hydrogen production from renewables such as ethanol and water is potentially a key means of fuel generation either for direct combustion or to power fuel cells. To achieve this few methods are possible among them ...
    • Ethanol steam reforming for hydrogen generation over structured catalysts 

      López, Eduardo; Jiménez Divins, Nuria; Anzola, Andrés; Schbib, Susana; Borio, Daniel O.; Llorca Piqué, Jordi (2013-04)
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      The present paper reports on the preparation, characterization and reaction evaluation of structured catalysts toward hydrogen generation via ethanol steam reforming. To these ends, 400 cpsi cordierite monoliths were ...
    • Ethanol steam reforming over cobalt talc in a plate microreactor 

      Dominguez, M.; Cristiano, G.; López, E.; Llorca Piqué, Jordi (2011-12-01)
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      Stainless steel plates were coated with cobalt talc (Co3[Si2O5]2(OH)2) and used in a catalytic plate microreactor for producing hydrogen from ethanol steam reforming at low temperature. Cobalt talc was deposited successfully ...
    • Obtención de bioetanol a través del proceso de fermentación 

      Capell Franco, Monise (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2021-06)
      Bachelor thesis
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      En la contemporaneidad es innegable la necesidad de la búsqueda por nuevas fuentes de energía alternativas que no contaminen y que no se extingan, como alternativa a los recursos fósiles utilizados actualmente. En este ...
    • Viability assessment of bioethanol production from algae 

      Soto Visa, David (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-06-22)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      La gran demanda de combustible i la problemàtica ecològica que ofereixen els combustibles fòssils, fan que s'estudiïn noves opcions, més netes i respectuoses envers el medi ambient, que puguin ocupar el volum de necessitat ...