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  • Analysis of lignin content in alkaline treated hemp fibres: thermogravimetric studies and determination of kinetics of delignification 

    Mijas Vélez, Gabriela Dayana; Manich, Albert; Lis Arias, Manuel José; Riba, Marta; Algaba Joaquín, Inés María; Cayuela Marín, Diana (2021)
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    The ease of cultivation, structure and properties of hemp (Cannabis sativa L.), provide it a great potential for industrial applications; nevertheless, the unfavourable high content of lignin complicates its processing, ...
  • Comparativa hidromineralògica d’aigües de fonts de tres zones geogràfiques del Montseny 

    Farrerons Vidal, Óscar; Lalueza Baro, Joana; Prat Bofill, Fortià; Camp, Nuria; Corella Moragas, Adrià (2021)
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    En els darrers 6 anys s'ha dut a terme un estudi de la composició mineral de l'aigua de gairebé 300 fonts del Montseny en tres zones: nord, oest i est. S'ha procedit a l'anàlisi de cabal, pH, conductivitat, bicarbonats, ...
  • Fixed-bed column sorption of ammonium from treated municipal wastewater using clinoptilolite 

    Sheikh, Mahdi; Vecino Bello, Xanel; Reig i Amat, Mònica; Valderrama Angel, César Alberto; Cortina Pallás, José Luís (2020)
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    The sorption of ammonium (NH4+) ion was measured in a continuous fixed-bed column via employing a granular natural zeolite (clinoptilolite). The column performances were investigated at influent flow rate of 0.22 mL/min. ...
  • On-line measurement of water quality at Bes òs estuary: effect s of storm and heavy rain episodes 

    Martí Gregorio, Vicenç; Toma, Daniel; Cadena Muñoz, Francisco Javier; Gomáriz Castro, Spartacus; de Pablo, Joan; Cortina Pallás, José Luís; Gibert Agulló, Oriol; Florido Pérez, Antonio; Auge, Xavier; Valderrama, Cesar A. (2021)
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    Only 40 % of European Union surface waters (rivers, lakes and transitional and coastal waters) are in good ecological status and only 38 % are in good chemical status (EEA, 2018). Ecological status is based on biological ...
  • Influence of the time of alkaline delignification on moisture uptake behaviour of hemp 

    Manich, Albert; Perez Renetero, Sonia; Marti, Meritxell; Mijas Vélez, Gabriela Dayana; Lis Arias, Manuel José; Riba, Marta; Algaba Joaquín, Inés María; Cayuela Marín, Diana (2021)
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    Raw hemp fibres are alkaline delignified at different times in order to evaluate the effect of time of delignification on moisture uptake behaviour of hemp. Lignin content of samples is measured. Samples of original and ...
  • Hemp cottonization 

    Mijas Vélez, Gabriela Dayana; Rafael Graciano, Montserrat; Cano Casas, Francesc; Lis Arias, Manuel José; Riba Moliner, Marta; Cayuela Marín, Diana (International Federation of Associations of Textile Chemists and Colourists (IFATCC), 2021)
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  • Fonaments teòrics i anàlisi experimental multivariable per l’estudi hidrogeoquímic de l’aigua de les fonts del Montseny 

    Farrerons Vidal, Óscar; Lalueza Baro, Joana; Camp, Nuria (OmniaScience, 2021)
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    The “Fonts del Montseny Project” has chemically and minerally analyzed more than two hundred sources from the Montseny Biosphere Reserve. To check the multivariable influence on water, during 2020 a research was carried ...
  • Targeting material exchanges in industrial symbiosis networks 

    Somoza Tornos, Ana; Giraldo Carvajal, Valeria; Espuña Camarasa, Antonio; Graells Sobré, Moisès (Elsevier, 2019)
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    Industrial symbiosis plays an important role in the process industry, where an effective management of resources can bring both economic and environmental benefits. Traditionally, the design and extension of eco-industrial ...
  • 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 ...
  • Modeling framework for joint product and process synthesis with material recovery opportunities 

    Somoza Tornos, Ana; Chen, Qi; Graells Sobré, Moisès; Espuña Camarasa, Antonio; Grossmann, Ignacio (Elsevier, 2020)
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    The circular economy paradigm requires process synthesis to be expanded beyond the consideration of production activities aimed at market needs and to integrate valorization processes upcycling waste from different sources ...
  • 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 ...

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