Mathematical modeling of mechanical properties in the permeation of green hydrogen through membrane separation materials

: pp. 359–372
Received: August 29, 2023
Revised: April 02, 2024
Accepted: April 05, 2024

Hairch Y., Medarhri I., Jraifi A., Elmlouky A. Mathematical modeling of mechanical properties in the permeation of green hydrogen through membrane separation materials. Mathematical Modeling and Computing. Vol. 11, No. 2, pp. 359–372 (2024)

LPMC-Laboratory, University Chouaib Doukkali; ISTM-Laboratory, FS, Chouaib Doukkali University
MMCS Team, LMAID Laboratory, ENSMR-Rabat
MISCOM-Laboratory, ENSA-S, University Cadi Ayyad
LPMC-Laboratory, University Chouaib Doukkali

The potential role of hydrogen in the future of energy has generated significant enthusiasm, despite the fact that it might not completely replace oil.  Hydrogen, with its lengthy history and established place in long-term strategies and global perspectives, is seen as a pivotal player in the energy transition.  Currently, hydrogen finds primary use in industrial applications like ammonia production, oil refining, and steel manufacturing, targeting energy-intensive sectors where ammonia and oil refinement are prioritized.  However, the reliance on fossil fuels is contributing to economic vulnerability and a climate emergency within the ongoing energy crisis, spurring a global transition towards more sustainable and cleaner alternatives.  Many countries are seeking to strengthen their energy security by pursuing renewable and clean energy sources, and classical polymer behavior is being utilized to drive this transition.  In recent decades, membrane science has emerged as a powerful tool for developing new industrial processes that support sustainable industrial growth.  In this study, we focus on the separation of hydrogen using membrane for hydrogen recovery.  In particular, membrane technology has been widely accepted for gas separation to achieve high filtration.  In this paper, we performed numerical calculations of the key physical parameters influencing hydrogen production: concentration, permeability and pressure.  The verification of our study's credibility was using by comparing the experimental permeation flux and its responsiveness to alterations in hydrogen partial pressure.

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