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.
|Qualification||Doctor of Philosophy|
|Award date||23 Aug 2023|
|Publication status||Unpublished - 2023|