Thermophysical analysis of aqueous solutions of 2-amino-2-hydroxymethyl-1, 3-propanediol (Potential CO 2 Removal Solvent from Gaseous Streams)

Ghulam Murshid, Shariff Azmi Mohd, Keong Lau Kok, Bustam Mohamad Azmi, Ahmad Faizan

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In the awake of global response for the protection of environment and sustainable development, the removal, disposal and useful utilization of carbon dioxide (CO 2) evolved from different sources is becoming a challenge with time. CO 2, is one of the major green house gas and responsible for the climate changes on earth. The major sources of CO 2 emission include the burning of fossil fuel, coal fired power plants, oil refining, hydrogen production, several industrial processes and sweetening of natural gas. Removal of acid gases from gaseous streams (sweetening of natural gas) such as CO 2 is carried out by aqueous solutions of alkanolamines. The traditional amines used for acid gas removal include; mono-ethanolamine (MEA), diethanolamine (DEA) and N-methyldiethanolamine (MDEA). These amines have their operational and absorption limitations (high heat of regeneration, low absorption, corrosion and foaming).

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)819-822
Number of pages4
JournalResearch Journal of Chemistry and Environment
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2011



  • 2-Amino-2-hydroxymethyl-1
  • 3-propanediol
  • CO
  • Thermophysical Analysis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Agricultural and Biological Sciences(all)
  • Earth and Planetary Sciences(all)
  • Biochemistry
  • Renewable Energy, Sustainability and the Environment
  • Chemical Engineering(all)
  • Environmental Science(all)
  • Chemistry(all)

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