Advancing Methane-Nitrogen Separations with Zeolitic Adsorbents

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This research focuses on exploring the potential of two zeolitic adsorbents in the separation of CH4 from N2 with applications in methane recovery from sub-quality resources. The two zeolites investigated were ILZ which is prepared from the treatment of zeolite Y with alkylammonium salts and ZIF 7 which is a pressure-regulated metal-organic framework. The adsorbents were characterized in single-component and binary gas adsorption tests. The reliability of the results of the binary experiments was evaluated using mathematical frameworks such as ideal adsorbed solution theory. A gravimetric set-up was modified for high-pressure binary gas adsorption measurements.
Original languageEnglish
QualificationDoctor of Philosophy
Awarding Institution
  • The University of Western Australia
  • Arami Niya, Arash, Supervisor
  • May, Eric, Supervisor
  • Johns, Michael, Supervisor
Thesis sponsors
Award date23 Aug 2023
Publication statusUnpublished - 2023

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