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Vapor-Liquid Equilibrium of Carbon Dioxide
Phase behavior of systems composed by supercritical carbon dioxide and ethanol is of great interest, especially in the processes involving supercritical extraction in which ethanol is used as aExpand
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On the robustness, effectiveness and reliability of chemical and mechanical heat pumps for low-temperature heat source district heating: A comparative simulation-based analysis and evaluation
Our physical environment is endowed with unlimited amount of natural and artificial sources of energy at various low exergetic levels which leaves them almost impossible to be thermally utilized atExpand
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Kinetic Study of Biodiesel Production by Enzymatic Transesterification of Vegetable Oils
Abstract Although acid and alkaline catalysts are mostly used commercially for the synthesis of biodiesel, the difficulties related with the glycerol recovery, catalyst removal and the purificationExpand
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Rectification of acoustic phonons in harmonic chains with nonreciprocal spring defects.
  • P. Falcao, M. Lyra
  • Physics, Medicine
  • Journal of physics. Condensed matter : an…
  • 26 February 2020
The scattering of acoustic phonons by nonreciprocal spring defects inserted in an harmonic chain is investigated. The degree of nonreciprocity of the forces mediated by the defect springs isExpand
THE SYNTHESIS OF BIODIESEL VIA ENZYMATIC ETHANOLYSIS OF THE OF SUNFLOWER AND PALM OILS: KINETIC MODELING
Biodiesel is an alternative fuel produced from renewable resources. It can be synthesized through the catalytic transesterification reaction of edible/non-edible oils or animal fats. Methanol andExpand
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Design of A District Heating System Including The Upgrading of Residual Industrial Waste Heat
This study was aimed to evaluate the feasibility of using a waste heat stream from DSM for a District Heating System. A conceptual design was carried out with emphasis on the unit for upgrading theExpand