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  • Batch process scheduling optimization of multiproduct plants under simultaneous environmental and economical considerations 

    Bojarski, Aarón David; Capón García, Elisabet; Espuña Camarasa, Antonio; Puigjaner Corbella, Lluís (2009-11-08)
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    This work aims at analyzing the significant environmental issues associated to production process scheduling. The implementation of a LCA for a given process or product requires the gathering of data regarding process ...
  • Bio-based sustainable supply chain modelling for rural electrification 

    Pérez Fortes, María del Mar; Arranz Piera, Pol; Lainez Aguirre, José Miguel; Velo García, Enrique; Puigjaner Corbella, Lluís (2011)
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    Small scale gasification systems are employed to meet the requirements of distributed energy systems using locally available biomass at or near the point of use, or pre­treated biomass, such as pellets, bought from an ...
  • Co-production of electricity and hydrogen from coal and biomass gasification 

    Pérez Fortes, María del Mar; Bojarski, Aarón David; Puigjaner Corbella, Lluís (Associazione Italiana Di Ingegneria Chimica, 2011)
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    This work addresses the techno-economic and environmental analysis of an Integrated Gasification Combined Cycle power plant (IGCC) of 308 MWe of gross power, giving particular attention to co-gasification and co-production ...
  • Conceptual model and evaluation of generated power and emissions in an IGCC plant 

    Pérez Fortes, María del Mar; Bojarski, Aarón David; Velo García, Enrique; Nougués, José María; Puigjaner Corbella, Lluís (2009-05-12)
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    This work develops a design and operation support tool for an Integrated Gasification Combined Cycle (IGCC) power plant, which allows the efficiency and environmental issues of alternative process designs and feedstock to ...
  • Costs for rescheduling actions: a critical issue for reducing the gap between scheduling theory and practice 

    Kopanos, Georgios; Capón García, Elisabet; Espuña Camarasa, Antonio; Puigjaner Corbella, Lluís (2008-11-19)
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    Rescheduling programmed tasks, when an unexpected event occurs, may affect the smooth operation of the plant if the initial schedule is not taken into account. This work addresses the penalty incurred by rescheduling actions ...
  • Dealing with uncertainty in polymer manufacturing by using linear regresión metrics and sensitivity analysis 

    Bojarski, Aarón David; Puigjaner Corbella, Lluís (2010)
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    In the polymers industry, models are heavily parametrizised, and the effect of each parameter on model outputs has not been extensively studied. A wide range of values for most of model’s parameters can be found in literature ...
  • Decision support framework for coordinated production and transport scheduling in SCM 

    Bonfill Teixidor, Anna; Espuña Camarasa, Antonio; Puigjaner Corbella, Lluís (Pergamon Press, 2008-06-08)
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  • Design of regional and sustainable bio-based networks for electricity generation using a multi-objective MILP approach 

    Pérez Fortes, María del Mar; Lainez Aguirre, José Miguel; Arranz Piera, Pol; Velo García, Enrique; Puigjaner Corbella, Lluís (2012-08)
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    Biomass energy systems can be employed to meet the requirements of distributed energy systems in rural as well as urban contexts, whether this is an electrification or a microgeneration project. This work is focused on a ...
  • Designing reactive distillation columns under explicit sustainability considerations 

    Puigjaner Corbella, Lluís; Bojarski, Aarón David (2011)
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    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 ...
  • Detailed modeling of upflow anaerobic fixed film reactors 

    Flotats Ripoll, Xavier; Puigjaner Corbella, Lluís (1994)
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  • Efficient mathematical frameworks for detailed production scheduling in food processing industries 

    Kopanos, Georgios; Puigjaner Corbella, Lluís; Georgiadis, Michael C. (Pergamon Press, 2012)
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    The production scheduling of a real-world multistage food process is considered in this work. An efficient mixed integer programming (MIP) continuous-time model is proposed to address the production problem under study. ...
  • Enchancing abnormal events management by the use of quantitative process hazards analysis results 

    Yélamos Ruiz, Ignacio; Bojarski, Aarón David; Joglekar, Girish; Venkatasubramanian, Venkat; Puigjaner Corbella, Lluís (American Chemical Society (ACS), 2009-03-11)
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    Thorough process abnormal events management (AEM) requires accurate fault diagnosis and also a complete supporting system for making correct decisions. In this work, an effective and dynamic integration of AEM and process ...
  • Estimation of Liquid-Liquid Equilibrium for a Quaternary System Using the GMDH Algorithm 

    Reyhani, Shahbaz Zahr; Ghanadzadeh, Hossein; Puigjaner Corbella, Lluís; Recasens Garcia, Francesc (2009-01-05)
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    Liquid-liquid equilibrium (LLE) data are important for designing and modeling of process equipment. In this article, the group method of data handling (GMDH) technique has been used to estimate LLE data of the quaternary system ...
  • Estudio cinético del aprovechamiento energético de maderas residuales (I) 

    Reina Hernandez, Joaquin A.; Velo García, Enrique; Puigjaner Corbella, Lluís (2010-06)
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    En esta primera parte del artículo, se estudia experimentalmente la cinética de la descomposición térmica de cinco tipos diferentes de madera residual por medio de ensayos dinámicos realizados por análisis termogravimétrico ...
  • Incorporating environmental impacts and regulations in a holistic supply chains modeling: An LCA approach 

    Bojarski, Aarón David; Lainez Aguirre, José Miguel; Espuña Camarasa, Antonio; Puigjaner Corbella, Lluís (Pergamon Press, 2009-05)
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    Corporate approaches to improve environmental performance cannot be undertaken in isolation, so a concerted effort along the supply chain (SC) entities is needed which poses another important challenge to managers. This ...
  • Integrated tool for IGCC power plants design. 

    Pérez Fortes, María del Mar; Bojarski, Aarón David; Velo García, Enrique; Nougués, José María; Puigjaner Corbella, Lluís (2009-11-08)
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    Expanding economies and global warming are increasingly important and interrelated challenging issues which require cleaner and more efficient power plants designs to comply with sustainable energy demand are required. ...
  • Integrated tool for IGCC power plants, emissions and cost predictions 

    Bojarski, Aarón David; Velo García, Enrique; Nougués, José María; Puigjaner Corbella, Lluís; Pérez Fortes, María del Mar (2009-08-24)
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    This work tackles the question of power generation by means of gasification. Growing economies and global warming are important challenges these years: so that cleaner and more efficient power plants designs have to be ...
  • Integrating economic targets for simulaltaneous structural and operational decision making in the design of the control recipe 

    Moreno Benito, Marta; Espuña Camarasa, Antonio; Puigjaner Corbella, Lluís (2010)
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    The interest in improving plant management is promoted by the benefits of dealing with more complex and versatile systems, which can adapt their production strategy to market fluctuations. In the present work, the capacity ...
  • Integration of enterprise levels based on an ontological framework 

    Muñoz Mata, Edrisi; Capón García, Elisabet; Lainez, Jose M.; Espuña Camarasa, Antonio; Puigjaner Corbella, Lluís (2013-08)
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    Enterprises are highly complex systems in which one or more organizations share a definite mission, goals and objectives to offer a product or service. In this study, an ontological framework is built as a mechanism for ...
  • Life cycle assessment coupled with process simulation under uncertauinty for reduced environmental impact: application to phosphoric acid production 

    Bojarski, Aarón David; Guillén Gosálbez, Gonzalo; Jiménez, Laureano; Espuña Camarasa, Antonio; Puigjaner Corbella, Lluís (2008-11-05)
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    One of the most important drawbacks of life cycle assessment (LCA)-related analysis is the generation of reliable data. In the proposed methodology, this drawback is addressed using data from process simulations, based on ...