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System Identification for Experimental Study for Polymerization Catalyst Reaction in Fluidized Bed

*Ahmmed Saadi Ibrehem  -  UiTM, Malaysia

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In this work, system identification method is used to capture the reactor characteristics of production rate of polyethylene (PE) based on published experimental data. The identification method is used to measure the percentage effect on the production rate of PE by measuring the effect of input factors of temperature of reaction, hydrogen concentration, and [Al]/[Ti] molar catalyst ratio. Temperature of reaction has big effects equal 52.4 % on the output of the system and 47.6 % on interaction of the system's parameters compare to other two factors. Also, hydrogen concentration has big effect equal 45.66 % on the output of the system and 14.7 % on interaction of the system's parameters. [Al]/[Ti] molar catalyst ratio has big effect on interaction of the system equal 28.6 and 1.94 % on the output of the system but less than the reaction temperature and hydrogen concentration. All these results depend on experiment results and these results are very important in industrial plants. ©2011 BCREC UNDIP. All rights reserved

(Received: 13rd May 2011; Revised: 27th July 2011; Accepted: 22th September 2011)

[How to Cite: Ahmmed S. Ibrehem. (2011). System Identification for Experimental Study for Polymerization Catalyst Reaction in Fluidized Bed. Bulletin of Chemical Reaction Engineering & Catalysis, 6 (2): 137-146. doi:10.9767/bcrec.6.2.874.137-146]

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Keywords: Catalysts; co catalyst; system identification; temperature of reaction; concentration of hydrogen

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