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Designing reactive distillation columns under explicit sustainability considerations
Puigjaner Corbella, Lluís; Bojarski, Aarón David
Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. Departament d'Enginyeria Química
Reactive distillation is one of the most attractive reactive separations, combining chemical reaction with the separation of chemicals, leading to new processes providing higher economy. This work investigates the sustainability of those process systems, which incorporate reactive distillation, through the use of Life Cycle Thinking via Life Cycle Assessment. Moreover we use economic and environmental metrics. The proposed decision support strategy is exemplified in the case of the synthesis of isopropyl myristate production using a reactive distillation column and a homogenous catalyst.
Homenatge al prf. Pierucci
2012-05-10
Àrees temàtiques de la UPC::Enginyeria química::Impacte ambiental
Reactive distillation
Destil·lació reactiva
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