High temperature corrosion and ash research, part 2
The production of green electricity and heat from combined heat and power boilers faces increasing demands for variable loads, cheaper fuels and higher power efficiency to strengthen the competitiveness of renewables over fossil fuels. Research on high temperature corrosion enables the transition of the energy system to become sustainable by mitigating the corrosivity of the combustion environment and by using more corrosion resistant materials. We will during the next 2-year period strengthen our efforts towards developing the ability to predict component life time. This is done by a combination of well-controlled laboratory experiments, in-plant exposures, advanced microscopy and modelling (thermodynamic and kinetic modelling and DFT). We will also strengthen the cooperation between HTC and Energy Technology (ET), investigating potential field campaigns (focusing on combustion chemistry, ash and corrosion related issues) in Chalmers Kraftcentral to further increase the attractiveness of the HTC-ET research cluster as a partner in e.g.
EU projects. The persons involved from Chemistry are prof. Jan-Erik Svensson, assoc. prof. Jesper Liske, assoc. prof. Torbjörn Jonsson, postdoc. Sedi Bigdeli and Dr Loli Paz.
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Professor, Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Environmental Inorganic Chemistry
Head of Division
Material chemistry research is important for a sustainable society, e.g. for the development of new sustainable energy systems. In many cases the development of new, energy-saving and environmentally...
Doctor, Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Environmental Inorganic Chemistry
Project leader, Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Environmental Inorganic Chemistry
Dr. Torbjörn Jonsson is project leader at the division for inorganic environmental chemistry. His research is focused on high temperature corrosion. The aim is to prevent degradation of material at...
Associate Professor, Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Environmental Inorganic Chemistry
Dr. Jesper Liske is Associate Professor at the division for Energy & Materials. His research focuses on corrosion issues in biomass and waste fired boilers. The aim is to increase the knowledge of...
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