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Modelling of a post-combustion CO₂ capture process using neural networks (2015)
Journal Article
Li, F., Zhang, J., Oko, E., & Wang, M. (2015). Modelling of a post-combustion CO₂ capture process using neural networks. Fuel, 151, (156-163). doi:10.1016/j.fuel.2015.02.038. ISSN 0016-2361

This paper presents a study of modelling post-combustion CO₂ capture process using bootstrap aggregated neural networks. The neural network models predict CO₂ capture rate and CO₂ capture level using the following variables as model inputs: inlet flu... Read More

Neural network approach for predicting drum pressure and level in coal-fired subcritical power plant (2015)
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Oko, E., Wang, M., & Zhang, J. (2015). Neural network approach for predicting drum pressure and level in coal-fired subcritical power plant. Fuel, 151, (139-145). doi:10.1016/j.fuel.2015.01.091. ISSN 0016-2361

There is increasing need for tighter controls of coal-fired plants due to more stringent regulations and addition of more renewable sources in the electricity grid. Achieving this will require better process knowledge which can be facilitated through... Read More

Simplification of detailed rate-based model of post-combustion CO₂ capture for full chain CCS integration studies (2014)
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Oko, E., Wang, M., & Olaleye, A. K. (2015). Simplification of detailed rate-based model of post-combustion CO₂ capture for full chain CCS integration studies. Fuel, 142, (87-93). doi:10.1016/j.fuel.2014.10.083. ISSN 0016-2361

As post-combustion CO₂ capture (PCC) technology nears commercialisation, it has become necessary for the full carbon capture and storage (CCS) chain to be studied for better understanding of its dynamic characteristics. Model-based approach is one op... Read More

Simulation-based techno-economic evaluation for optimal design of CO₂ transport pipeline network (2014)
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Luo, X., Wang, M., Oko, E., & Okezue, C. (2014). Simulation-based techno-economic evaluation for optimal design of CO₂ transport pipeline network. Applied energy, 132(November), (610-620). doi:10.1016/j.apenergy.2014.07.063. ISSN 0306-2619

For large volumes of carbon dioxide (CO₂) onshore and offshore transportation, pipeline is considered the preferred method. This paper presents a study of the pipeline network planned in the Humber region of the UK. Steady state process simulation mo... Read More

Dynamic modelling, validation and analysis of coal-fired subcritical power plant (2014)
Journal Article
Oko, E., & Wang, M. (2014). Dynamic modelling, validation and analysis of coal-fired subcritical power plant. Fuel, 135, (292-300). doi:10.1016/j.fuel.2014.06.055. ISSN 0016-2361

Coal-fired power plants are the main source of global electricity. As environmental regulations tighten, there is need to improve the design, operation and control of existing or new built coal-fired power plants. Modelling and simulation is identifi... Read More

Process analysis of intensified absorber for post-combustion CO₂ capture through modelling and simulation (2013)
Journal Article
Joel, A. S., Wang, M., Ramshaw, C., & Oko, E. (2014). Process analysis of intensified absorber for post-combustion CO₂ capture through modelling and simulation. International journal of greenhouse gas control, 21, (91-100). doi:10.1016/j.ijggc.2013.12.005. ISSN 1750-5836

Process intensification (PI) has the potential to significantly reduce capital and operating costs in postcombustion CO₂ capture using monoethanolamine (MEA) solvent for power plants. The intensified absorber using rotating packed bed (RPB) was model... Read More

Case study on CO₂ transport pipeline network design for Humber region in the UK (2013)
Journal Article
Lazic, T., Oko, E., & Wang, M. (2014). Case study on CO₂ transport pipeline network design for Humber region in the UK. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part E: Journal of Process Mechanical Engineering, 228(3), 210-225. doi:10.1177/0954408913500447

Reliable, safe and economic CO₂ transport from CO₂ capture points to long term storage/enhanced oil recovery (EOR) sites is critical for commercial deployment of carbon capture and storage (CCS) technology. Pipeline transportation of CO₂ is considere... Read More