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Programming skills in the industry 4.0: are chemical engineering students able to face new problems?
Abstract A reflection on teaching programming at undergraduate level using advanced tools is presented. Advanced digital tools and computational evolution have shaped different areas, such asExpand
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Solid Fat Content of Vegetable Oils and Simulation of Interesterification Reaction: Predictions from Thermodynamic Approach
Abstract The Solid Fat Content (SFC) of vegetable oils is a fundamental property in fatty foods. Also, chemical interesterification (the exchange of fatty acids within and between triacylglycerols)Expand
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Computer aided product design tool for sustainable product development
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This paper presents a Computer Aided Molecular Design tool and its tailoring for finding alternative bio-sourced molecules and mixtures matching target properties. Expand
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Modeling and simulation of melting curves and chemical interesterification of binary blends of vegetable oils
Abstract A Solid–Liquid Equilibrium model coupled with an algorithm for direct minimization of the Gibbs free energy function was used to compute the melting profiles for binary blends of vegetableExpand
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Thermal properties of palm stearin, canola oil and fully hydrogenated soybean oil blends: Coupling experiments and modeling
In order to evaluate thermal properties of fats and oils for product design, palm stearin, canola oil and fully hydrogenated soybean oil blends were studied. The fatty acids composition (by gasExpand
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Comparison of predicted and experimental DSC curves for vegetable oils
Abstract We compare experimental and predicted differential scanning calorimetry (DSC) curves for palm oil (PO), peanut oil (PeO) and grapeseed oil (GO). The predicted curves are computed from theExpand
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An integrated framework for product formulation by computer aided mixture design
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Computer-Aided Mixture Design using an evolutionary genetic algorithm was used to find substitutes to blanket wash solvent in lithographic printing process. Expand
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Exploring amazonian fats and oils blends by computational predictions of solid fat content
The Amazon region has richness of oleaginous plants that have attracted attention due to its unique properties. Integrating local communities in an economic chain of valorization of fats/oils canExpand
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Computer aided framework for designing bio-based commodity molecules with enhanced properties
Abstract We investigate the use of computer aided molecular design (CAMD) approach for enhancing the properties of existing molecules by modifying their chemical structure to match target propertyExpand
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Phase Equilibrium and Optimization Tools: Application for Enhanced Structured Lipids for Foods
Solid–liquid phase equilibrium modeling of triacylglycerol mixtures is essential for lipids design. Considering the α polymorphism and liquid phase as ideal, the Margules 2-suffix excess Gibbs energyExpand
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