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  • Thermal effects of a sonic jet fire impingement on a pipe 

    Foroughi, Vahid; Palacios Rosas, Adriana; Barraza, C; Agueda Costafreda, Alba; Mata Miquel, Cristian; Pastor Ferrer, Elsa; Casal Fàbrega, Joaquim (2021-07)
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    Although the effects of jet fires are often limited to rather short distances, if their flames impinge on a pipe or a vessel collapse can occur in very short times. In such cases, the heat flux on the affected equipment ...
  • An improved hybrid strategy for online dosage of hydrogen peroxide in photo-Fenton processes 

    Yu, Xiangwei; Graells Sobré, Moisès; Miralles Cuevas, Sara; Cabrera Reina, Alejandro; Pérez Moya, Montserrat (Elsevier, 2021-06)
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    This work addresses the challenge of designing H2O2 dosage strategies for improving photo-Fenton applications, as well as for further understanding the effect of the dosage. The developed strategy focuses on the limitations ...
  • Rare earth elements recovery from secondary wastes by solid-state chlorination and selective organic leaching 

    Pavón Regaña, Sandra; Fortuny Sanromá, Agustín; Sastre Requena, Ana María (2021-03-01)
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    Processing of end-of-life products (EoL) containing rare earth elements (REE) has gained increasing importance in recent years with the aim of avoiding supply risks. In addition, circular economy renders complete recirculation ...
  • Recent trends in the improvement of the electrochemical response of screen-printed electrodes by their modification with shaped metal nanoparticles 

    Torres Rivero Andrade, Karina Victoria Alejandra; Florido Pérez, Antonio; Bastos Arrieta, Julio Alonso (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2021-04-07)
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    Novel sensing technologies proposed must fulfill the demands of wastewater treatment plants, the food industry, and environmental control agencies: simple, fast, inexpensive, and reliable methodologies for onsite screening, ...
  • A direct Z-scheme for the photocatalytic hydrogen production from a water ethanol mixture on CoTiO3/TiO2 heterostructures 

    Xing, Congcong; Liu, Yongpeng; Zhang, Yu; Wang, Xiang; Guardia, Pablo; Yao, Liang; Han, Xu; Zhang, Ting; Arbiol Cobos, Jordi; Soler Turu, Lluís; Chen, Yufen; Sivula, Kevin; Guijarro, Néstor; Cabot, Andreu; Llorca Piqué, Jordi (2021-01-01)
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    Photocatalytic H2 evolution from ethanol dehydrogenation is a convenient strategy to store solar energy in a highly valuable fuel with potential zero net CO2 balance. Herein, we report on the synthesis of CoTiO3/TiO2 ...
  • Preparation of low-cost activated carbons from amazonian nutshells for CO2 storage 

    Serafin, Jaroslaw; Ouzzine, Mohammed; Cruz Junior, Orlando F.; Srensce-Nazzal, Joanna (2021-01-01)
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    Low-cost carbonaceous adsorbents with microporous structures and a moderate specific surface area (up to 1630 m2 g-1) were prepared from different amazonian nutshells by one-step chemical activation with KOH for CO2 storage. ...
  • Optimal design and planning multi resource-based energy integration in process industries 

    Morakabatchiankar, Shabnam; Mele, Fenando D.; Graells Sobré, Moisès; Espuña Camarasa, Antonio (Elsevier, 2019)
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    Recently, process industries have experienced a significant pressure to shift from centralized energy supplying systems to the in-situ exploitation of renewable resources. Special attention has been paid to multi resource-based ...
  • Synthesis and assessment of waste-to-resource routes for circular economy 

    Pacheco López, Adrian; Somoza Tornos, Ana; Muñoz Mata, Edrisi; Capon Garcia, Elisabeth; Graells Sobré, Moisès; Espuña Camarasa, Antonio (Elsevier, 2020)
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    The benefits of the circular economy paradigm have been proven during the past two decades, but its application poses some challenges that still need to be tackled. This contribution presents a systematic way to generate ...
  • A MILP model for enhancing wastewater networks by introducing reclaimed wastewater usage 

    Lechtenberg, Fabian; Somoza Tornos, Ana; Graells Sobré, Moisès; Espuña Camarasa, Antonio (2020)
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    Wastewater treatment plants (WWTPs) are an example of available but underutilized waste-to-resource processes. Economic benefit opportunities can be generated through the design and operation of WWTPs following a circular ...
  • Tin selenide molecular precursor for the solution processing of thermoelectric materials and devices 

    Zhang, Yu; Xing, Congcong; Zhang, Ting; Yu, Xiaoting; Arbiol, Jordi; Llorca Piqué, Jordi; Cadavid, Doris; Ibáñez, María; Cabot, Andreu (2020-05-21)
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    In the present work, we report a solution-based strategy to produce crystallographically textured SnSe bulk nanomaterials and printed layers with optimized thermoelectric performance in the direction normal to the substrate. ...
  • Improving photo-Fenton process by hydrogen peroxide dosage strategies. Dissolved oxygen performance indicator 

    Yu, Xiangwei; Graells Sobré, Moisès; Miralles Cuevas, Sara; Cabrera Reina, Alejandro; Pérez Moya, Montserrat (2020)
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    Fenton and photo-Fenton are Advanced Oxidation processes driven by the supply of hydrogen peroxide (H2O2). However, excessive hydrogen peroxide supply results in unproductive reactions and causes the process performance ...
  • Optimal Design and planning supply chains of multi renewable resource-based energy/material applied in process industries 

    Morakabatchiankar, Shabnam; Mele, Fenando D.; Graells Sobré, Moisès; Espuña Camarasa, Antonio (2020)
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    In this work, the effects of multi renewable resource-based energy integration in material supply chains are analysed under stochastic and deterministic conditions. The proposed approach is based on the development of a ...

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