By Kamelia Boodhoo, Adam Harvey

The winning implementation of greener chemical techniques is based not just at the improvement of extra effective catalysts for man made chemistry but additionally, and as importantly, at the improvement of reactor and separation applied sciences that can bring more suitable processing functionality in a secure, reasonable and effort effective demeanour. procedure intensification has emerged as a promising box that can successfully take on the demanding situations of important procedure enhancement, when additionally providing the capability to decrease the environmental effect awarded by means of the chemical industry.

Following an advent to approach intensification and the foundations of eco-friendly chemistry, this publication offers a couple of intensified applied sciences which were researched and constructed, together with case reports to demonstrate their software to eco-friendly chemical processes.

Topics coated include:

• Intensified reactor applied sciences: spinning disc reactors, microreactors, monolith reactors, oscillatory movement reactors, cavitational reactors
• Combined reactor/separator platforms: membrane reactors, reactive distillation, reactive extraction, reactive absorption
• Membrane separations for eco-friendly chemistry
• Industry relevance of technique intensification, together with economics and environmental influence, possibilities for strength saving, and useful concerns for business implementation.

Process Intensification for eco-friendly Chemistry is a worthwhile source for practicing engineers and chemists alike who're drawn to utilizing intensified reactor and/or separator structures in a variety of industries to accomplish eco-friendly chemistry principles.

Chapter 1 strategy Intensification: an outline of rules and perform (pages 1–31): Kamelia Boodhoo and Adam Harvey
Chapter 2 eco-friendly Chemistry rules (pages 33–58): James Clark, Duncan Macquarrie, Mark Gronnow and Vitaly Budarin
Chapter three Spinning Disc Reactor for eco-friendly Processing and Synthesis (pages 59–90): Kamelia Boodhoo
Chapter four Micro technique expertise and Novel method home windows – 3 Intensification Fields (pages 91–156): Svetlana Borukhova and Volker Hessel
Chapter five eco-friendly Chemistry in Oscillatory Baffled Reactors (pages 157–173): Adam Harvey
Chapter 6 Monolith Reactors for Intensified Processing in eco-friendly Chemistry (pages 175–197): Joseph Wood
Chapter 7 technique Intensification and eco-friendly Processing utilizing Cavitational Reactors (pages 199–225): Vijayanand Moholkar, Parag Gogate and Aniruddha Pandit
Chapter eight Membrane Bioreactors for eco-friendly Processing in a Sustainable creation process (pages 227–250): Rosalinda Mazzei, Emma Piacentini, Enrico Drioli and Lidietta Giorno
Chapter nine Reactive Distillation expertise (pages 251–274): Anton A. Kiss
Chapter 10 Reactive Extraction know-how (pages 275–287): Keat T. Lee and Steven Lim
Chapter eleven Reactive Absorption expertise (pages 289–309): Anton A. Kiss
Chapter 12 Membrane Separations for eco-friendly Chemistry (pages 311–353): Rosalinda Mazzei, Emma Piacentini, Enrico Drioli and Lidietta Giorno
Chapter thirteen procedure Intensification in a company Context: common issues (pages 355–367): Dag Eimer and Nils Eldrup
Chapter 14 strategy Economics and Environmental affects of strategy Intensification within the Petrochemicals, high-quality chemical substances and prescription drugs Industries (pages 369–378): Jan Harmsen
Chapter 15 possibilities for power Saving from Intensified procedure applied sciences within the Chemical and Processing Industries (pages 379–392): Dena Ghiasy and Kamelia Boodhoo
Chapter sixteen Implementation of procedure Intensification in (pages 393–400): Jan Harmsen

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It was the wrong technology from the start), rather than because of any technical failing, and the technology itself is then labelled as inadequate. A number of technologies developed have been characterized as ‘solutions seeking problems’, and these problems will sometimes be found. ’ Many of these challenges are familiar to anyone who has had a new technology of any sort to promote. The key issue is simply that the new process/technology must have a provable and significant economic advantage.

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