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A Practical Guidance: Using Simulation for Efficient Column Operation

A Practical Guidance: Using Simulation for Efficient Column Operation How to save a few hundred thousand USD per year with the column optimization

Distillation is probably the most widely used separation process in the process industry; its applications ranging from the rectification of alcohol, which has been practiced since antiquity, to the fractionation of crude oil. Because of their widespread use in the process industry, they also represent huge energy consumers and, therefore, a constant target of process optimization. 

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How to Model Syngas Generation from Solid Waste and Biomass

How to Model Syngas Generation from Solid Waste and Biomass Guidance for Modeling of Gasification Process

A growing number of countries are turning to gasification of municipal solid waste into useful products such as electricity, fertilizers, transportation fuels and chemicals. Therefore, modeling of this complex process becomes increasingly important too. Introduction to this process and important instructions for modeling with practical guidance are presented in this article. 
 

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Thermodynamic basics for process modeling

Thermodynamic basics for process modeling Basic guidance to help you avoid problems caused by selection of wrong thermodynamic model

When developing a process model using any process simulator, one of the first steps for a user is to select the proper thermodynamic system. The choice of a thermodynamics will have a significant impact on the results of the model, such as accuracy, calculation complexity and abilities of convergence. These are all reasons why this step should be done with attention and taking into account characteristics of the system that is modelled. This article is sharing with you basic guidance to help you simplify this step and select the proper thermodynamic system. 

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