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Selection of Technical Reactor Equipment for Modular, Continuous Small-Scale Plants

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INVITE GmbH, CHEMPARK, Building W32, D-51368 Leverkusen, Germany
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Laboratory of Equipment Design, BCI, TU Dortmund University, Emil-Figge-Straße 68, D-44227 Dortmund, Germany
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Laboratory of Plant and Process Design, BCI, TU Dortmund University, Emil-Figge-Straße 70, D-44227 Dortmund, Germany
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Processes 2014, 2(1), 265-292; https://doi.org/10.3390/pr2010265
Received: 19 December 2013 / Revised: 5 February 2014 / Accepted: 11 February 2014 / Published: 10 March 2014
Fast process development, flexible production and the utilization of advanced process conditions are the main goals of modular and continuous small-scale plants (MCSPs). A configurable layout of the modules and the use of predefined equipment enable a quick and reliable conceptual process development and scale-up of continuous processes. Therefore, a computer-assisted selection methodology was developed and is presented, which allows the quick selection of plug flow reactor equipment for homogeneous liquid phase reactions. It identifies a favorable technical apparatus and the configuration in the early stages of process development. This can lead to the effective planning and guiding of scale-up experiments and closes the gap between lab and process development. View Full-Text
Keywords: continuous processing; modular plant design; predefined equipment; equipment selection; scale-up continuous processing; modular plant design; predefined equipment; equipment selection; scale-up
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Krasberg, N.; Hohmann, L.; Bieringer, T.; Bramsiepe, C.; Kockmann, N. Selection of Technical Reactor Equipment for Modular, Continuous Small-Scale Plants. Processes 2014, 2, 265-292. https://doi.org/10.3390/pr2010265

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Krasberg N, Hohmann L, Bieringer T, Bramsiepe C, Kockmann N. Selection of Technical Reactor Equipment for Modular, Continuous Small-Scale Plants. Processes. 2014; 2(1):265-292. https://doi.org/10.3390/pr2010265

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Krasberg, Nicolai, Lukas Hohmann, Thomas Bieringer, Christian Bramsiepe, and Norbert Kockmann. 2014. "Selection of Technical Reactor Equipment for Modular, Continuous Small-Scale Plants" Processes 2, no. 1: 265-292. https://doi.org/10.3390/pr2010265

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