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Energy and Environment

High Performance Turbo Machinery

High Performance Turbo Machinery

Flow visualization by a computer contributes to the environmental load reduction.

–Turbo machinery converts energy continuously between fluid and mechanical devices via rotating blades,
–IHI is developing high performance compressors and turbochargers utilizing the CFD (Computational Fluid Dynamics) technology predicting and visualizing the flow by the computer.
–Performance (efficiency) improvement of the turbo equipment is contributing greatly to energy saving.

Reciprocating Engine Technology

Reciprocating Engine Technology

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Clean engine with minimal emission of CO2 and toxic materials

–Reduction of CO2 emission and clean exhaust gas are required.
–Gas engines are low CO2 emission engine.
–IHI is developing the reciprocating engine with less CO2 emission by optimizing the combustion chamber shape and fuel injection method utilizing numerical analysis element experiment technology.

CO2 Separation and Recovery

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Stop the global warming by recovering CO2

–CCS (Carbon Capture and Storage) is gathering attention.
–IHI is developing the technology to separate and recover CO2 emitted from the plants and power generating facilities.

CO2 Leakage Observation

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Optical technology monitors CO2 Leakage

–The CCS (Carbon Capture and Storage) system requires a technology to monitor CO2 leakage from underground.
–IHI is advancing the research for the future by a unique remote sensing technology.

Coal Gasification Technology

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Coal will bear the future energy

–To correspond to increasing energy requirement, IHI is developing a twin-tower gasification furnace.
–This revolutionary technology converts the low-grade energy resources such as lignite into a chemical raw material or fuel.