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Thermodynamical Material Networks for Modeling, Planning and Control of Circular Material Flows

  title={Thermodynamical Material Networks for Modeling, Planning and Control of Circular Material Flows},
  author={Federico Zocco and Beatrice M. Smyth and Pantelis Sopasakis},
Waste production, carbon dioxide atmospheric accumulation and dependence on finite natural resources are expressions of the unsustainability of the current industrial networks that supply fuels, energy and manufacturing products. In particular, circular manufacturing supply chains and carbon control networks are urgently needed. To model and design these and, in general, any material networks, we propose to generalize the approach used for traditional networks such as water and thermal power… 

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