Thermodynamic Property Needs for the Oleochemical Industry

Olivia Ana Perederic, Sawitree Kalakul, Bent Sarup, John M. Woodley, Rafiqul Gani

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Abstract

The oleochemical industry cover mainly the food and pharmaceutical reactions but production offuels (biodiesel) and other speciality chemical production processes also handle oleochemicals (inother words, lipids). The core of process synthesis and design depend on availability of properties data and/or reliable thermodynamic models for the chemicals involved. Limited availability ofconsistent physical and thermodynamic properties of lipids compounds and their mixtures lead to difficulties with the use of process simulators for process synthesis and design, since all themodels to be used require apriori estimated parameters from experimental data.
Original languageEnglish
Publication date2016
Number of pages2
Publication statusPublished - 2016
Event2016 AIChE Annual Meeting - Hotel Nikko San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, United States
Duration: 13 Nov 201619 Nov 2016
http://www.aiche.org/conferences/aiche-annual-meeting/2016

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Conference2016 AIChE Annual Meeting
LocationHotel Nikko San Francisco
CountryUnited States
CitySan Francisco, CA
Period13/11/201619/11/2016
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Perederic, O. A., Kalakul, S., Sarup, B., Woodley, J. M., & Gani, R. (2016). Thermodynamic Property Needs for the Oleochemical Industry. Abstract from 2016 AIChE Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, United States.