Publisher DOI: 10.1515/revce-2017-0085
Title: Process intensification
Language: English
Authors: Keil, Frerich 
Issue Date: 19-Dec-2017
Publisher: De Gruyter
Source: Reviews in Chemical Engineering 2 (34): 135-200 (2018-03-01)
Journal or Series Name: Reviews in chemical engineering 
Abstract (english): Process intensification (PI) is a rapidly growing field of research and industrial development that has already created many innovations in chemical process industry. PI is directed toward substantially smaller, cleaner, more energy-efficient technology. Furthermore, PI aims at safer and sustainable technological developments. Its tools are reduction of the number of devices (integration of several functionalities in one apparatus), improving heat and mass transfer by advanced mixing technologies and shorter diffusion pathways, miniaturization, novel energy techniques, new separation approaches, integrated optimization and control strategies. This review discusses many of the recent developments in PI. Starting from fundamental definitions, microfluidic technology, mixing, modern distillation techniques, membrane separation, continuous chromatography, and application of gravitational, electric, and magnetic fields will be described.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/11420/3026
ISSN: 2191-0235
Institute: Chemische Reaktionstechnik V-2 
Type: (wissenschaftlicher) Artikel
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