Chemical Product Design: Towards a Perspective through Case Studies, Volume 23

1st Edition

Editors: Ka M. Ng Rafiqul Gani Kim Dam-Johansen
Hardcover ISBN: 9780444522177
eBook ISBN: 9780080466743
Imprint: Elsevier Science
Published Date: 24th October 2006
Page Count: 512
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Table of Contents

  1. Introduction to Product Design (R. Gani).

PART I: Molecules

  1. The Role of Crystallisation and Solubility Modelling in the Design of Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (P. Crafts).
  2. Computer-Aided Molecular Design Using a Linear Group Contribution Method for the Prediction of Pure Component Properties: Application to Solvent Selection (L. Constantinou et al.).
  3. Solvent Design for Crystallization of Pharmaceutical Products (A.T. Karunanithi, L.E.K. Achenie).
  4. Design of Liquid Enzyme Products with Built-in Liquid Detergent Stabilization System (P. Bach).

PART II: Structured/Multicomponent Products

  1. Process Synthesis for Structured Food Products (F.M. Meeuse).
  2. Marine Biofouling Protection: Design of Controlled Release Antifouling Paints (S. Kiil et al.).
  3. Product-centered Process Synthesis and Development: Detergents (H.K. Fung et al.).
  4. Design of the Dove® Beauty Bar (M.I. Hill, A.J. Post).
  5. Epitaxial Silicon Wafers Using Plasma-enhanced Chemical-Vapor-Deposition (T.R. Sinno, W.D. Seider).
  6. Design of Industrial Catalysts (K.A. Christensen).
  7. Entrepreneurship and Product Design in Chemical Engineering Education (K.L. Yeung).

PART III: Other Case Studies and Views

  1. Case Studies in Chemical Product Design (K.K.H. Choy (ed.)).
  2. Case Studies in Chemical Product Design (CAMD) (R. Gani).
  3. Nature of Chemical Products (L.A. Cisternas)
  4. Product Development – What to Make, and How to Make (K.M. Ng et al.).


Chemical Product Design: Towards a Perspective through Case Studies provides a framework for chemical product design problems which are clearly defined together with different solution approaches. This book covers the latest methods and tools currently available in the field and discusses future challenges that the chemical industry is faced with. It focuses on important issues of chemical product design and provides a good overview on industrial chemical product design problems through case studies supplied by leading experts. The editors of Chemical Product Design teach chemical product design at graduate level courses and also serve as consultants for various chemical companies. They have also developed experimental techniques for chemical product design as well as computer-aided design methods and tools.

Key Features

  • highlights important issues of chemical product design through case studies
  • case studies supplied by leading experts in chemical product design
  • provides a complete framework for chemical product design


This publication is geared to researchers, practitioners and consultants in the chemical, pharmaceutical, and biochemical industry and is also useful as a reference book and/or textbook for a higher level course.


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About the Editors

Ka M. Ng Editor

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Chemical Engineering Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Clearwater Bay, Kowloon, Hongkong

Rafiqul Gani Editor

Affiliations and Expertise

CAPEC, Department of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering, Technical University of Denmark, Denmark

Kim Dam-Johansen Editor

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Chemical Engineering, Soltofts Plads, Technical University of Denmark, Kgs.Lyngby, Denmark