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  • Dynamic surrogate modelling for multistep-ahead prediction of multivariate nonlinear chemical processes 

    Shokry Abdel-aleem, Ahmed; Baraldi, Piero; Zio, Enrico; Espuña Camarasa, Antonio (American Chemical Society (ACS), 2020-07-30)
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    This work proposes a methodology for multivariate dynamic modeling and multistep-ahead prediction of nonlinear systems using surrogate models for the application to nonlinear chemical processes. The methodology provides a ...
  • An experimental approach to the optimization of the dosage of hydrogen peroxide for Fenton and photo-Fenton processes 

    Yu, Xiangwei; Graells Sobré, Moisès; Pérez Moya, Montserrat (Elsevier, 2020-11-11)
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    The determination of the hydrogen peroxide dosage scheme that minimizes hydrogen peroxide consumption while meeting the specified treatment outcome is crucial for Fenton and photo-Fenton processes. The challenge is building ...
  • Characterization and application of gelatin films with pecan walnut and shell extract (Carya Illinoiensis) 

    Villasante Dueñas, Juliana; Martín Lujano, Anna; Almajano Pablos, María Pilar (Elsevier, 2020-06-26)
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    Phenolic compounds that come from natural products are a good option for minimizing lipid oxidation. It should be noted that these are not only introduced directly into the food, but also incorporated into edible biofilms. ...
  • Ceria-based catalysts studied by near ambient pressure x-ray photoelectron spectroscopy: A review 

    García de Andrés, Xènia; Soler Turu, Lluís; Jiménez Divins, Nuria; Vendrell Villafruela, Xavier; Serrano Carreño, M. Isabel; Lucentini, Ilaria; Prat Albert, Jordi; Solano Minuesa, Eduardo; Tallarida, Massimo; Escudero, Carlos; Llorca Piqué, Jordi (2020-03-03)
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    The development of better catalysts is a passionate topic at the forefront of modern science, where operando techniques are necessary to identify the nature of the active sites. The surface of a solid catalyst is dynamic ...
  • A potential lignocellulosic biomass based on banana waste for critical rare earths recovery from aqueous solutions 

    Lapo Calderón, Byron Gonzalo; Bou Serra, Jordi; Hoyo Pérez, Javier; Tzanov, Tzanko; Carrillo, Manuel; Peña, Karina; Sastre Requena, Ana María (2020-04-29)
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    Rare earth elements (REE) present multiple applications in technological devices but also drawbacks (scarcity and water contaminant). The current study aims to valorise the banana wastes - banana rachis (BR), banana ...
  • Ammonia decomposition over 3D-printed CeO2 structures loaded with Ni 

    Lucentini, Ilaria; Serrano Carreño, M. Isabel; Soler Turu, Lluís; Jiménez Divins, Nuria; Llorca Piqué, Jordi (2020-02-05)
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    Binder-free ceria pastes have been formulated and used to prepare ceria structures with a woodpile arrangement of microchannels through 3D printing. After loading them with nickel, these catalytic structures have been ...
  • Macroporous silicon coated with M/TiO2 (M=Au,Pt) as a highly efficient photoreactor for hydrogen production 

    Serafin, Jaroslaw; Soler Turu, Lluís; Vega Bru, Didac; Rodríguez Martínez, Ángel; Llorca Piqué, Jordi (2020-03-07)
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    Macroporous silicon disks containing ordered channels of 2 µm side and 0.2 mm length (9 × 106 channels cm-2) have been functionalized with a thin layer of Au/TiO2 and Pt/TiO2 photocatalysts and tested in the photoproduction ...
  • Domino effect by jet fire impingement in pipelines 

    Foroughi, Vahid; Cavini, Alessia; Palacios Rosas, Adriana; Albo Selma, Kim; Agueda Costafreda, Alba; Pastor Ferrer, Elsa; Casal Fàbrega, Joaquim (2019-01-01)
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    Jet fires are often considered to be a minor fire accident, as compared to pool or tank fires. However, if there is flames impingement on an equipment very high heat flux densities will be reached, which can originate its ...
  • In vitro antioxidant activity optimization of nut shell (Carya illinoinensis) by extrusion using response surface methods 

    Villasante Dueñas, Juliana; Pérez Carrillo, Esther; Heredia Olea, Erick; Meton Teijeiro, Isidoro; Almajano Pablos, María Pilar (2019-12-16)
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    The pecan (Carya illinoinensis) nut shell is an important byproduct of the food processing industry that has not been previously explored as an antioxidant compound. This work aims to study the effect of the extrusion ...
  • Antioxidant properties of Enterobacter cloacae C3 lipopeptides in vitro and in model food emulsion 

    Hmidet, Noomen; Jemil, Nawel; Ouerfelli, Manel; Almajano Pablos, María Pilar; Nasri, Moncef (2019-12-17)
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    The present work aims to investigate the in vitro antioxidant activities of Enterobacter cloacae C3 lipopeptides, as well as the stability of sunflower oil in water (o/w) emulsion and the conservation of raw beef patties. ...
  • Influence of membrane sealing in pressure-driven test cells on their performance 

    Fernández de Labastida Ventura, Marcos; Yaroshchuk, Andriy (2019-01-01)
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    This communication demonstrates the relevance of membrane sealing in a test cell to its performance. Membranes need to be sealed, and therefore a more or less significant (depending on the test cell design) peripheral part ...
  • Permeability dependencies on the carrier concentration and membrane viscosity for Y(III) and Eu(III) transport by using liquid membranes 

    Pavón Regaña, Sandra; Fortuny Sanromá, Agustín; Coll Ausió, Mª Teresa; Bécue Bertaut, Mónica María; Sastre Requena, Ana María (2020-05-15)
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    The recovery of Y(III) and Eu(III) from fluorescent lamp leachates via supported liquid membranes using Cyanex 923 as a carrier has been studied. The results reveal that the transport process is mainly controlled by the ...

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