Advances in Mathematical Modeling of Gas-Phase Olefin Polymerization
AbstractMathematical modeling of olefin polymerization processes has advanced significantly, driven by factors such as the need for higher-quality end products and more environmentally-friendly processes. The modeling studies have had a wide scope, from reactant and catalyst characterization and polymer synthesis to model validation with plant data. This article reviews mathematical models developed for olefin polymerization processes. Coordination and free-radical mechanisms occurring in different types of reactors, such as fluidized bed reactor (FBR), horizontal-stirred-bed reactor (HSBR), vertical-stirred-bed reactor (VSBR), and tubular reactor are reviewed. A guideline for the development of mathematical models of gas-phase olefin polymerization processes is presented. View Full-Text
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Atan, M.F.; Hussain, M.A.; Abbasi, M.R.; Khan, M.J.H.; Fazly Abdul Patah, M. Advances in Mathematical Modeling of Gas-Phase Olefin Polymerization. Processes 2019, 7, 67.
Atan MF, Hussain MA, Abbasi MR, Khan MJH, Fazly Abdul Patah M. Advances in Mathematical Modeling of Gas-Phase Olefin Polymerization. Processes. 2019; 7(2):67.Chicago/Turabian Style
Atan, Mohd F.; Hussain, Mohd A.; Abbasi, Mohammad R.; Khan, Mohammad J.H.; Fazly Abdul Patah, Muhamad. 2019. "Advances in Mathematical Modeling of Gas-Phase Olefin Polymerization." Processes 7, no. 2: 67.
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