Early Stage Design of a Bio refinery from Castor Oil.

Daniela de Faria, Alberto Quaglia, Fernando Pessoa, Rafiqul Gani

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Abstract

This paper presents a systematic method fo r synthesis and analysis of bio mass based biorefinery pathways (process networks) in terms of current and future market conditions. The systematic method has been implemented into a computer aided tool that is able to quickly evaluate alternatives and network scenarios. The tool integrates d ata collection, modelling and superstructure optimization to determine the optimal network for a biorefinery. The application of the synthesis - analysis method and its corresponding computer aided tool is highlighte d for a case study where castor oil is the specified biomass available for the biorefinery.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the 8 th International Conference on Foundations of Computer-Aided Process Design
PublisherElsevier
Publication date2014
Pages489-494
ISBN (Print)9780444634337
Publication statusPublished - 2014
Event8th International Conference on Foundations of Computer-Aided Process Design - Suncadia Resort, Cle Elum, WA, United States
Duration: 13 Jul 201417 Jul 2014

Conference

Conference8th International Conference on Foundations of Computer-Aided Process Design
LocationSuncadia Resort
CountryUnited States
CityCle Elum, WA
Period13/07/201417/07/2014
SeriesComputer Aided Chemical Engineering
Volume34
ISSN1570-7946

Keywords

  • Castor oil
  • Superstructure optimization
  • Integrated business and engineering framework
  • Separation process synthesis

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de Faria, D., Quaglia, A., Pessoa, F., & Gani, R. (2014). Early Stage Design of a Bio refinery from Castor Oil. In Proceedings of the 8 th International Conference on Foundations of Computer-Aided Process Design (pp. 489-494). Elsevier. Computer Aided Chemical Engineering, Vol.. 34