Northrop Grumman Engineering & Science Student Design Showcase
The purpose of this project is to design a chemical plant for the production of pure Ethylene from a feed which contains 5% water and 95% liquid Ethanol by weight. The proposed plant will produce 130,000 kg/hr of ethylene with a purity of 99.99% with an ethanol feed of 230,000 kg/hr. The plant will be located in Brazil, and the capital cost was estimated to be 120,000,000 USD. The simulation was performed using AspenPlus V8.8 software.
Baatiyyah, H., Al Hinai, H., Alkhaldi, F., Poster, (2016, April). Production of ethylene from ethanol. Poster presented at the Northrop Grumman Engineering & Science Student Design Showcase, Florida Institute of Technology, Melbourne, FL.