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Towards a Methodology for the Systematic Analysis and Design of Efficient Chemical Processes - Part 1: From Unit Operations to Elementary Process Function-
Abstract A successful intensification of a chemical process requires a holistic view of the process and a systematic debottlenecking, which is obtained by identifying and eliminating the mainExpand
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Methodology for the Design of Optimal Chemical Reactors based on the Concept of Elementary Process Functions
In this contribution, a methodology for the optimal design of chemical reactors based on the best reaction route in the thermodynamic state space is proposed. This route is obtained by tracking aExpand
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TRANSWESD: inferring cellular networks with transitive reduction
Motivation: Distinguishing direct from indirect influences is a central issue in reverse engineering of biological networks because it facilitates detection and removal of false positive edges.Expand
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Model-based identification and experimental validation of the optimal reaction route for the hydroformylation of 1-dodecene
Previously developed kinetic and dynamic models of the hydroformylation of 1-dodecene in a thermomorphic multicomponent solvent system (TMS), consisting of DMF, n-decane, and hydroformylation produ...
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The impact of mass transport and methanol crossover on the direct methanol fuel cell
The performance of a liquid feed direct methanol fuel cell based on a Nafion® solid polymer electrolyte membrane is reported. The cell utilises a porous Pt–Ru-carbon supported catalyst anode. TheExpand
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Crystal Aggregation in a Flow Tube: Image-Based Observation
The aggregation of crystals within a flow tube was observed based on data extracted from images of the bypassing population. The experiments were conducted under different conditions, namely the flowExpand
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Rigorous dynamic model of a direct methanol fuel cell based on Maxwell–Stefan mass transport equations and a Flory–Huggins activity model: Formulation and experimental validation
Abstract A one-dimensional rigorous process model of a single-cell direct methanol fuel cell (DMFC) is presented. Multi-component mass transport in the diffusion layers and the polymer electrolyteExpand
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Microemulsion-assisted precipitation of particles: Experimental and model-based process analysis
Abstract The technical-scale production of nanoparticles with tailored properties is of particular interest due to the increasing demand from industry. This study provides the basis for the scale-upExpand
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Robust design of optimal solvents for chemical reactions—A combined experimental and computational strategy
Abstract Solvents can have significant effects on chemical reactions, however, their huge number makes the selection very difficult and costly. This work presents a systematic method for the designExpand
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