ammonia synthesis

ammonia synthesis

[ə′mōn·yə ′sin·thə·səs]
(chemical engineering)
Chemical combination of nitrogen and hydrogen gases at high temperature and pressure in the presence of a catalyst to form ammonia.
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Carbon dioxide is recovered for multiple diverse applications from flue gases, as a by-product from the manufacture of hydrogen for ammonia synthesis, from limekilns and many other sources.
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Under the terms of the contract, KBR will provide the technology licensing and basic engineering design, or LBED, package for building a new 1,500 metric tons per day ammonia synthesis unit as a replacement for one of their existing units in Yixing, China.
In the process of photocatalytic ammonia synthesis, the photo-generated holes must also be consumed to satisfy the charge neutrality (CB [e.sup.-] + VB [h.sup.+] = 0) (Equation (2) in Table 1).
It marks the anniversary of Fritz Haber's discovery of ammonia synthesis in 1908, which sowed the seed for the Green Revolution of the early 20th Century.
The company aims to achieve practical applications for the world's first on-site ammonia synthesis systems, with the support of Japan Science and Technology Agency and using applying catalysts developed by Hosono's research group.
Topsoe's ammonia synthesis catalysts are installed in more than half of the world's ammonia plants, ensuring high energy efficiency in the ammonia synthesis.
(7) Without the ammonia synthesis process, about 40 percent of the world population would be nonsustainable.
Possible purge locations in the plant are in ammonia synthesis loop, after carbon dioxide removal system, and after synthetic methane reactor (the new system).
The ammonia synthesis is in high demand for production of fertilizer, polymer, etc with nearly 200 million tones per year of 2016 [2] known as Haber-Bosch process.