Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://doi.org/10.1016/S1570-7946(05)80094-X
Title: Design synthesis for simultaneous waste source reduction and recycling analysis in batch processes
Authors: Halim, I.
Srinivasan, R. 
Keywords: Expert system
Process improvement
Waste Minimization
Issue Date: 2005
Source: Halim, I.,Srinivasan, R. (2005). Design synthesis for simultaneous waste source reduction and recycling analysis in batch processes. Computer Aided Chemical Engineering 20 (C) : 1513-1518. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1016/S1570-7946(05)80094-X
Abstract: The issues of waste generation in batch process plants differ in many aspects from those in continuous plants. Despite the smaller-scale of processing, complexities from discontinuities and run-to-run variations make waste minimization in batch plants more challenging. In this paper, we introduce an integrated qualitative-quantitative methodology and decision support system, called Batch-ENVOPExpert, for assessing waste minimization opportunities in batch processes. First, a qualitative analysis is performed to identify the sources of wastes and to derive recipe-level waste minimization solution. This is followed by detailed analysis at process variables level using mathematical simulation. The application of the methdology is illustrated using a propylene glycol case study. © 2005 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.
Source Title: Computer Aided Chemical Engineering
URI: http://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/63706
ISSN: 15707946
DOI: 10.1016/S1570-7946(05)80094-X
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