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European Symposium on Computer Aided Process Engineering - 13

36th European Symposium of the Working Party on Computer Aided Process Engineering

This book contains papers presented at the 13th European Symposium on Computer Aided Process Engineering (ESCAPE-13). The ESCAPE symposia bring together scientists, students and engineers from academia and industry, who are active in the research and application of Computer Aided Process Engineering.The objective of ESCAPE-13 is to promote CAPE applications into new businesses and technologies by highlighting the use of computers and information technology tools in five specific areas: process design; process control and dynamics; modeling, simulation and optimization; applications in pulp and paper industry; and applications in biotechnology.

Research libraries; Biotech and Paper industries; Chemical industry at large; Chemical engineering institutes / departments.


Published: May 2003

Imprint: Elsevier

ISBN: 978-0-444-51368-7


  • Keynote Paper. Computer aided biochemical process engineering (I.D.L. Bogle).
    Selected Contributed Papers.
    Process Design. A two-stage optimisation approach to the design of water-using systems in process plants (S. Abebe et al.).Managing financial risk in scheduling of batch plants (A. Bonfill et al.).Optimal grade transition campaign scheduling in a gas-phase polyolefin FBR using mixed integer dynamic optimization (C. Chatzidoukas et al.).A new modeling approach for future challenges in process and product design (M.R. Eden et al.).Discrete model and visualization interface for water distribution network design (E.S. Fraga et al.).Optimal design and operation of batch ultrafiltration systems (A. Guadix et al.).Computer aided design of Styrene batch suspension polymerization reactors (C. Kotoulas et al.).Short-cut design of batch extractive distillation using MINLP (Z. Lelkes et al.).Life cycle analysis of a solar thermal system with thermochemical storage process(N.A. Masruroh et al.).Modelling, design and commissioning of a sustainable process for VOCs recovery from spray paint booths (S. Pierucci et al.).A multi-modelling approach for the retrofit of processes (A. Rodríguez-Martinez et al.).Engineer computer interaction for automated process design in COGents (I.D. Stalker et al.).Developing a methanol-based industrial cluster (R.M. Stikkelman et al.).A semi heuristic MINLP algorithm for production scheduling (M. Yuceer et al.).

    Process Control and Dynamics.Unstable behaviour of plants with recycle (A.A. Kiss et al.).Information criterion for determination time window length of dynamic PCA for process monitoring (X.X. Li et al.).Financial risk control in a discrete event supply chain (F.D. Mele et al.).A two-layered optimisation-based control strategy for multi-echelon supply chain networks (P. Seferlis and N.F. Giannelos).Metastable control of cooling crystallisation (T.T.L. Vu et al.).

    Modelling, Simulation and Optimisation.Robust optimization of a reactive semibatch distillation process under uncertainty (H. Arellano-Garcia et al.).Development of the US EPA's metal finishing facility pollution prevention tool (W. Barrett and P. Harten).A Procedure for constructing optimal regression models in conjunction with a web-based stepwise regression library (N. Brauner and M. Shacham).Solution multiplicity in multicomponent distillation. A computational study (N.M. Dalal and R.K. Malik).Computational modelling of packed bed systems (N. Gopinathan et al.).On the principles of thermodynamic modeling (T. Haug-Warberg).Genetic algorithms as an optimisation toll for rotary kiln incineration process (E.T. Inglez de Souza et al.).Computer aided prediction of thermal hazard for decomposition processes (Y.H. Kim et al.).Modelling and identification of the feed preparation process of a copper flash smelter (M. Korpi et al.).Consequences of on-line optimization in highly nonlinear chemical processes (D.J. Lacks.).Comparison of various flow visualisation techniques in a gas-liquid mixed tank (T. Miettinen et al.).Dynamic modelling of an adsorption storage tank using a hybrid approach combining computational fluid dynamics and process simulation (J.P.B. Mota et al.).Combining first principles modelling and artificial neural networks: a general framework (R. Oliveira).Using the HSS technique for improving the efficiency of the stochastic decomposition algorithm (J.M. Ponce-Ortega et al.).Effect of time-scale assumptions on process models and their reconciliation (H.A. Preisig and M. Westerweele).Non equilibrium model and experimental validation for reactive distillation (D. Rouzineau et al.).Modelling the dynamics of solids transport in flighted rotary dryers (P.A. Schneider et al.).Separation of azeotropic mixtures in closed batch distillation arrangements (S. Skouras and S. Skogestad). On the generalization of a random interval method (J. Zilinskas and I.D.L. Bogle).

    Applications in Pulp and Paper Industry.Application of data reconciliation to the simulation of system closure options in a paper deinking process (D. Brown et al.). Processing of thermo-mechanical pulping (R.P. Harrison and P.R. Stuart).Smart enterprise for pulp and paper: digester modeling and validation (P.A. Rolandi and J.A. Romagnoli).

    Applications in Biotechnology.The role of CAPE in the development of pharmaceutical products (D.J. Horner and P.S. Bansal).Multi-site capacity planning for the pharmaceutical industry using mathematical programming (A.A. Levis and L.G. Papageorgiou). Extractant design for enhanced biofuel production through fermentation of cellulosic wastes (E.C. Marcoulaki and F.A. Batzias). Fuzzy goal attainment problem of a beer fermentation process using hybrid differential evolution (F.-Sh. Wang).


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