20th European Symposium of Computer Aided Process Engineering


Edited by

  • S. Pierucci, CIIC, Politecnico di Milano, Piazza Leonardo da Vinci, 32, I-20133 Milano, Italy.
  • G. Buzzi Ferraris

ESCAPE-20 is the most recent in a series of conferences that serves as a forum for engineers, scientists, researchers, managers and students from academia and industry to present and discuss progress being made in the area of "Computer Aided Process Engineering" (CAPE). CAPE covers computer-aided methods, algorithms and techniques related to process and product engineering. The ESCAPE-20 scientific program reflects the strategic objectives of the CAPE Working Party: to check the status of historically consolidated topics by means of their industrial application and to evaluate their emerging issues.
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Engineers, scientists, researchers, managers in the chemical, pharmaceutical, and biochemical industry involved in computer assisted process engineering


Book information

  • Published: June 2010
  • Imprint: ELSEVIER
  • ISBN: 978-0-444-53569-6

Table of Contents

1- Fundamental in Computational & Numerical methods
Software Architectures and Computing Frameworks for CAPE
Parallel, Distributed and Grid Applications
Large Scale Systems: Algebraic, DAE, PDAE
Nonlinear, Mixed-Integer, Stochastic Programming
Multi-Objective, Multiperiod, Global Optimization

2- CAPE and Society
Loss Prevention
Safety Promotion
Environmental Protection
Energy Saving
Emission Detection: Odour, Noises, Particulate Matter

3- Off-line Systems
Integrated Product and Process Design
Integrated Multi-scale Modelling and Simulation
Process Intensification and Costs Reduction
Business Decision Support and Business Globalisation

4- On-line Systems
Optimization and Optimal Process Control and Operations
Process Dynamics
Industrial Applications and Case Studies

5- CAPE and new Opportunities
System Biology and Biological Processes
Food Processing
Material Processes
Climate Changes
Human Lifecycle