Design for Energy and the Environment: Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference on the Foundations of Computer-Aided Process Design, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Design for Energy and the Environment

Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference on the Foundations of Computer-Aided Process Design, 1st Edition

Edited by MAHMOUD M EL-HALWAGI, Andreas A. Linninger

CRC Press

1,126 pages | 352 B/W Illus.

Purchasing Options:$ = USD
Hardback: 9781439809129
pub: 2009-06-05
SAVE ~$51.00
eBook (VitalSource) : 9780429130915
pub: 2009-06-05
from $28.98

FREE Standard Shipping!


An examination of systematic techniques for the design of sustainable processes and products, this book covers reducing energy consumption, preventing pollution, developing new pathways for biofuels, and producing environmentally friendly and high-quality products. It discusses innovative design approaches and technological pathways that impact energy and environmental issues of new and existing processes. Highlights include design for sustainability and energy efficiency, emerging technologies and processes for energy and the environment, design of biofuels, biological processes and biorefineries, energy systems design and alternative energy sources, multi-scale systems uncertain and complex systems, and product design.

Table of Contents

"The Emerald Forest"—An Integrated Approach for Sustainable Community Development and Bio-derived Energy Generation

Fouad Teymour, Said Al-Hallaj, Aly-Eldeen ElTayeb, and Omar Khalil

Dynamic Optimisation and Multi-Parametric Model Predictive Control of Hydrogen Desorption in Metal-Hydride Bed

M. Papakosta, K.I. Kouramas, C. Kontoravdi, M.C. Georgiadis and E.N. Pistikopoulos

Embedding Sustainability into Process Development: GlaxoSmithKline’s Experiences

Concepcion Jimenez-Gonzalez, David J. C. Constable, Richard K. Henderson, Rebecca DeLeeuwe and Lisa Cardo

Green Process Design, Green Energy, and Sustainability: A Systems Analysis Perspective

Urmila M. Diwekar and Yogendra N. Shastri

Scope for the Application of Mathematical Programming Techniques in the Synthesis and Planning of Sustainable Processes

Ignacio E. Grossmann and Gonzalo Guillen-Gosalbez

Rigorous Propagation of Imprecise Probabilities in Process Models

Joshua A. Enszer and Mark A. Stadtherr

Are Mechanistic Cellulose-hydrolysis Models Reliable for Use in Biofuel Process Design?— Identifiability and Sensitivity Analysis

Gurkan Sin, Anne S. Meyer and Krist V. Gernaey

Future System Challenges in the Design of Renewable Bioenergy Systems and the Synthesis of Sustainable Biorefineries

Antonis C. Kokossis and Aidong Yang

Bioethanol Production System in Northern Italy: Supply Chain Design and Cost Optimisation

A. Zamboni, N. Shah and F. Bezzo

Discovery of Novel Routes for the Production of Fuels and Chemicals

Linda J. Broadbelt, Christopher S. Henry and Vassily Hatzimanikatis

Smart Process Manufacturing—A Vision of the Future

James F. Davis and Thomas F. Edgar

Toward Sustainability by Designing Networks of Technological-Ecological Systems

Bhavik R. Bakshi, Robert A. Urban, Anil Baral, Geoffrey F. Grubb and William J. Mitsch

Advanced Co-Simulation for Computer-Aided Process Design and Optimization of Fossil Energy Systems with Carbon Capture

Stephen E. Zitney

A MINLP-Based Revamp Strategy for Improving the Operational Flexibility of Water Networks

Bao-Hong Li and Chuei-Tin Chang

A Simultaneous Approach for Batch Water-allocation Network Design

Li-Juan Li, Hong-Guang Dong, Rui-Jie Zhou and Wu Xiao

Process Integration and System Analysis for Seawater Cooling in Industrial Facilities

Abdullah Bin Mahfouz, Mahmoud M. El-Halwagi, Bill Batchelor, Selma Atilhan, Patrick Linke and Ahmed Abdel-Wahab

Significance of Dead-state-based Thermodynamics in Designing a Sustainable Process

Tengyan Zhang and L. T. Fan

Analysis and Generation of Sustainable Alternatives: Continuous and Batch Processes Using Sustainpro Package

A. Carvalho, H. A. Matos and R. Gani

Process Synthesis Using Integrated Energy Networks

M. M. Faruque Hasan and I. A. Karimi

Optimal Synthesis of Compressor Networks

Md. Shamsuzzaman Razib, M. M. Faruque Hasan and I. A. Karimi

Developing Sustainable Processes for Natural Gas Utilization by Using Novel Process Synthesis Methods and Tools

Truls Gundersen and Audun Aspelund

Synthesis of Property-Based Recycle and Reuse Mass Exchange Networks

Jose M. Ponce-Ortega, Mahmoud M. El-Halwagi and Arturo Jimenez- Gutierreza

Point-Based Standard Optimization with Life Cycle Assessment for Process Design

Di Lu and Matthew J. Realff

Process Synthesis and Design of Sustainable Systems: A Case Study in Long-term Distant Space Exploration

Selen Aydogan-Cremaschi, Seza Orcun, Joseph F. Pekny and Gintaras V. Reklaitis

Equilibrium-Staged Separation of CO2 and H2 Using Hydrate Formation and Dissociation

Jae Lee, Prasad Yedlapalli and Junshe Zhang

Optimal Design and Operation of a Circulating Fluidized Bed Reactor for Water Polishing Featuring Minimum Utility Cost

David M. Follansbee, John D. Paccione and Lealon L. Martin

Energy Integration of an IGCC Plant for Combined Hydrogen and Electricity Production—Methodology and Tools Integration

Rahul Anantharaman, Olav Bolland and Truls Gundersen

The Application of a Task Based Design Approach to Solution Crystallization

R. Lakerveld, H.J.M. Kramer, P.J. Jansens and J. Grievink

Solar Salt Harvest Planning

K. Ossandon, P. Pinto and L. Cisternas

Development of a New Group Contribution Method for the Product Design of Biofuels

Sven Kossack, Manuel Hechinger, Kathrin Stephan and Wolfgang Marquardt

Developing Sustainable Chemical Processes to Utilize Waste Crude Glycerol from Biodiesel Production

Robert Jernigan, Sean Hansrote, Kandace Ramey, Luke Richardson and Jeffrey Seay

Extraction of Biofuels and Biofeedstocks Using Ionic Liquids

Alexandre Chapeaux, Luke D. Simoni, Mark A. Stadtherr and Joan F. Brennecke

The Influence of the Thermodynamic Model on the Energy Consumption Calculation in Bio-Ethanol Purification

N. Ferrari, S. Gamba, L. A. Pellegrini and G. S. Soave

Choice of a Sustainable Forest Biorefinery Product Platform Using an Mcdm Method

Matty Janssen, Virginie Chambost and Paul Stuart

Sustainability Metrics for Highly-Integrated Biofuel Production Facilities

H. Dennis Spriggs, Benjamin Brant, Daniel Rudnick, Kenneth R. Hall and Mahmoud M. El-Halwagi

Capacity Optimization of Dry Grind Bio-Ethanol Separation Process Using Aspen Plus Based Computer Simulations

Y. Tom Xu, Bruce M. Vrana and David A. Culver

Design and Control of Fermentation Processes with Gas Stripping of Product

Keith A. Riegel and Michael L. Luyben

A Hierarchical Approach to the Synthesis and Analysis of Integrated Biorefineries

Denny K.S. Ng, Viet Pham, Mahmoud M. El-Halwagi, Arturo Jimenez- Gutierrez and H. Dennis Spriggs

Conceptual Design of a Commercial Production Facility with New Biofuel Technology and Fast-Track Approach: Challenges and Strategies

Edi D. Eliezer

An Optimization Approach to Heat Integration with Incorporation of Solar Energy and Biofuels

Eman A. Tora, Amro El-Baz, Diaa El-Monayeri, and Mahmoud M. El-Halwagi

A Systems Approach Towards the Identification and Evaluation of Hydrogen Producing Thermochemical Reaction Clusters

R. J. Andress, L. L. Martin and B. W. Bequette

Energy Saving Potential Identification in the Batch Chemical Industry

Andrej Szijjarto, Stavros Papadokonstantakis and Konrad Hungerbuhler

Synthetic Production of Methanol Using Solar Power

Carlos A. Henao, Christos T. Maravelias, James E. Miller and Richard A. Kemp

Multi-Objective Optimization Analysis of the IGCC System with Chemical Looping Combustion

Yogendra Shastri, Juan Salazar and Urmila Diwekar

Design of Compact Heat Exchangers Using Parameter Plots

M. Picon-Nunez, G. T. Polley and D. Jantes-Jaramillo

Design Challenge—Towards Zero Emissions Fossil Fuel Power Plants

V. Mahalec, M. El-Halwagi, P. Medellin, G. Pokoo-Akins, Y.L. Maldonado and A. Nadim

Web-Based Modules for Product and Process Design

Paul Stuart, Mario Eden, Mahmoud El-Halwagi, Jeff Froyd, Vladimir Mahalec, Mario Moscosa, Pedro Medellin Milan and Martin Picon-Nunez

Teaching "Operability" in Undergraduate Chemical Engineering Design Education

Thomas E. Marlin

Assessment of Regional Sustainablility Associated with Biofuel Production

Xiang Li, Aditi Singh and Helen H. Lou

Sustainable Supply Chain Planning for the Forest Biorefinery

Louis Patrick Dansereau, Mahmoud El-Halwagi and Paul Stuart

A Property-Integration Approach to the Design and Integration of Eco-Industrial Parks

Eva M. Lovelady, Mahmoud M. El-Halwagi, Irene M.L. Chew, Denny K.S. Ng, Dominic C.Y. Foo and Raymond R. Tan

Assessing the Risks to Complex Industrial Networks Due to Loss of Natural Capital and Its Implications to Process Design

Vikas Khanna, Jun-Ki Choi, Bhavik R. Bakshi and Timothy Haab

Analyzing Complex Chemical and Polymer Manfacturing Plants: A Macroscopic Approach

Russell F. Dunn and Ian Bowling

Environmentally Benign Process Design of Polygeneration Energy Systems

Pei Liu, Efstratios N. Pistikopoulos and Zheng Li

Determination of Optimal Design and Control Decisions for Reactor-Separator Systems with Recycle

Mohd Kamaruddin Abd Hamid, Gurkan Sin and Rafiqul Gani

Study on Near-Zero Flaring for Chemical Plant Turnaround Operation

Qiang Xu, Chaowei Liu, Xiongtao Yang, Kuyen Li, Helen H. Lou and John L. Gossage

Optimal Synthesis and Scheduling Strategies for Batch Azeotropic Distillation Processes

Vincentius Surya Kurnia Adi and Chuei-Tin Chang

A Backoff-based Strategy to Improve Robustness in Modelbased Experimental Design Under Parametric Uncertainty

Federico Galvanin, Massimiliano Barolo, Fabrizio Bezzo and Sandro Macchietto

A Novel Perspective in the Conceptual Design Paradigm: Beyond the Steady-State Solution

Flavio Manenti, Davide Manca and Roberto Grana

Stochastic Modeling of Biodiesel Production Process

Sheraz Abbasi and Urmila Diwekar

Minimization of Fresh Water Consumption for Particulate Carbon (PC) Power Plants

Juan M. Salazar and Urmila M. Diwekar

Integrated Design and Control under Uncertainty— Algorithms and Applications

Jeonghwa Moon, Seonbyeong Kim, Gerardo J. Ruiz, and Andreas A. Linninger

Optimal Design of Cryogenic Air Separation Columns Under Uncertainty

Yu Zhu and Carl D. Laird

Sensitivity Assessment of Flotation Circuit to Uncertainty Using Monte Carlo Simulation

Edelmira Galvez, Felipe Sepulveda, Marcelo Montenegro and Luis Cisternas

Incorporating Sustainability and Environmental Impact Assessment into Capstone Design Projects

Jeffrey R. Seay and Mario R. Eden

Process Synthesis Targets: A New Approach to Teaching Design

Bilal Patel, Diane Hildebrandt and David Glasser

Design and Optimization of the Substrate Geometry for Zinc Sulfide Deposition

Yousef Sharifi and Luke E. K. Achenie

An Integrated Approach to Chemical Engineering Undergraduate Curriculum Reform

Lale Yurttas, Larissa Pchenitchnaia, Jeffrey Froyd, Mahmoud El-Halwagi, Charles Glover, Irvin Osborne-Lee, Patrick Mills and Ali Pelehvari

Interval Constraint Satisfaction Model for Energy and Energy- Based Emissions Targeting under Varying Process Conditions

Mahmoud Bahy M. Noureldin, Mana M. Al-Owaidh and Majid M. Al-Gwaiz

Design of Inter-Plant Water Networks on Mathematical Approach

Cheng-Liang Chen, Szu-Wen Hung and Jui-Yuan Lee

Design and Optimization of Energy Efficient Complex Separation Networks

Gerardo J. Ruiz, Seonbyeong Kim, Jeonghwa Moon, Libin Zhang and Andreas A. Linninger

A Systematic Methodology for Molecular Synthesis Using Combined Property Clustering and GC+ Methods

Nishanth G. Chemmangattuvalappil, Charles C. Solvason, Susilpa Bommareddy and Mario R. Eden

Process Optimization Using a Hybrid Disjunctive-Genetic Programming Approach

Wei Yuan, Andrew Odjo, Norman E. Sammons Jr., Jose Caballero and Mario R. Eden

A Graphical Approach to Process Synthesis Based on the Heat Engine Concept

Baraka Celestin Sempuga, Bilal Patel, Brendon Hausberger, Diane Hildebrandt and David Glasser

CFD-based Shape Optimization of Pressure-driven Microchannels

Osamu Tonomura, Manabu Kano and Shinji Hasebe

Process Superstructure Optimization Using Surrogate Models

Carlos A. Henao and Christos T. Maravelias

Mathematical Modeling—Knowledge Acquisition about Brain Physics

Brian J. Sweetman, Sukhraaj S. Basati, Madhu S. Iyer and Andreas A. Linninger

Automated Targeting for Total Property Network with Bilateral Constraints

Denny Kok Sum Ng, Dominic Chwan Yee Foo and Raymond R. Tan

Multi-level Synthesis of Chemical Processes

Daniel Montolio-Rodriguez, David Linke and Patrick Linke

On the Development of Optimal Process Design Knowledge Using Semantic Models

Claudia Labrador-Darder, Antonis Kokossis and Patrick Linke

Fuzzy Logic Based System Modification for Industrial Sustainability Enhancement

Zheng Liu, Yinlun Huang and Cristina Piluso

Simultaneous Consideration of Process and Product Design Problems Using an Algebraic Approach

Susilpa Bommareddy, Nishanth G. Chemmangattuvalappil, Charles C. Solvason and Mario R. Eden

Multi-Scale Product Design Using Property Clustering and Decomposition Techniques

Charles C. Solvason, Nishanth G. Chemmangattuvalappil and Mario R. Eden

Failure Analysis of Polymer Products and Chemical Processes to Identify Design Deficiencies

Russell F. Dunn and Terry Mills, III

Design of Secondary Refrigerants: A Combined Optimization- Enumeration Approach

Apurva Samudra and Nikolaos V. Sahinidis

Multidimensional Piecewise-Affine Approximations for Gas Lifting and Pooling Applications

Ruth Misener, Chrysanthos E. Gounaris and Christodoulos A. Floudas

Computational Design of Nanopaint: An Integrated, Multiscale Process and Product Modeling and Simulation Approach

Jie Xiao and Yinlun Huang

Product Portfolio Design for Forest Biorefinery Implementation at an Existing Pulp and Paper Mill

Virginie Chambost and Paul Stuart

Multi-Scale Methods and Complex Processes: A Survey and Look Ahead

Angelo Lucia

Controlled Formation of Nanostructures with Desired Geometries

Earl O. P. Solis, Paul I. Barton and George Stephanopoulos

Tight Energy Integration: Easier Control?

M. Baldea, S.S. Jogwar and P. Daoutidis

Design of Ionic Liquids via Computational Molecular Design

Samantha E. McLeese, John C. Eslick, Nicholas J. Hoffmann, Aaron M. Scurto and Kyle V. Camarda

Biodiesel Process Design through a Computer Aided Molecular Design Approach

Arunprakash T. Karunanithi, Rafiqul Gani and Luke E.K. Achenie

Model Reformulation and Design of Lithium-ion Batteries

V.R. Subramanian, V. Boovaragavan, V. Ramadesigan, K. Chen and R.D. Braatz

Computer-Aided Graphical Tools for Synthesizing Complex Column Configurations

Daniel A. Beneke, Ronald Abbas, Michael Vrey, Brendon Hausberger, Simon Holland, Diane Hildebrandt and David Glasser

Integrating Product Portfolio Design and Supply Chain Design for the Forest Biorefinery

Behrang Mansoornejad, Virginie Chambost and Paul Stuart

A Novel Shortcut Method for the Design of Heteroazeotropic Distillation of Multicomponent Mixtures

Korbinian Kraemer, Andreas Harwardt and Wolfgang Marquardt

Advances in Global Optimization for Standard, Generalized, and Extended Pooling Problems with the (EPA) Complex Emissions Model Constraints

Ruth Misener, Chrysanthos E. Gounaris and Christodoulos A. Floudas

Constructing, Modifying and Maintaining Consistent Process Models

Heinz A Preisig

Mathematical Modeling in Process Design and Operation: Structural Assessment

Ferenc Friedler and L. T. Fan

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCIENCE / Chemistry / Industrial & Technical
SCIENCE / Energy
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Environmental / General