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Modular Plants and Process Intensification

Modular Plants and Process Intensification

Volker Hessel, Iris Vural Gürsel

ISBN: 978-3-527-69279-8

May 2020

350 pages

$152.99

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Description

Written by an excellent team of authors, this is the first book on the application of modularization and process intensification in the chemical industry.
Following an introduction to innovative concepts, subsequent chapters cover plant concepts and their benefits, smart-scale intensified technologies, process simplification and intensification, as well as real-life examples.
The result is a one-stop reference source on this hot topic.
INTRODUCTION
Motivation
Industrial Process Development -
Transfer from Laboratory- to Production-Scale
50 % Idea
Contents of the Book
Plant Concepts in Chemical Industry

CURRENT PLANT CONCEPTS IN CHEMICAL INDUSTRY
Batch Multi-Product
Modular Plant Concept as a New Paradigm

MODULAR PLANT CONCEPT
Impact on Workflow
Impact on Process Design
Impact on Process Control
Impact on Construction
Impact on Operability
Impact on Control and Safety

MODULARIZATION IN THE CHEMICAL INDUSTRY
Design of Modules
Process Design with Modules

BENEFITS OF MODULAR PLANT CONCEPT IN CHEMICAL INDUSTRY
Flexibility
Lowered Risk
Lead Time Reduction /
Time-to-Market
Cost Reduction

SMART-SCALED PROCESS INTENSIFIED TECHNOLOGIES
Micro Process Technology
Novel Process Windows
High-Gravity High-Shear Equipment (Spinning Disk Reactors)
Alternative Energy Sources (Microwaves, Photochemistry)
Hybrid Separations
Multifunctional Reactors (Reaction Coupling, Integrated Reaction and Separation)

PROCESS SIMPLIFICATION AND PROCESS INTEGRATION
Use of Smart-Scaled Process Intensified Technologies in Modular Plants for Chemical Production
Synergistic Effects
Cost Analysis Case Studies
Step-Change, PI-Related Approaches in Systems Engineering

SMALL-SCALE DECENTRALIZED PROCESSING
Use of Modular Plant Concept for Decentralized Process
Application Fields

INDUSTRIAL IMPLEMENTATION -
APPLICATION CASES AND REAL-LIFE CONTAINERS DEVELOPED IN INDUSTRY
Modular Compact Container -
Modes of Hierarchical Assembly and Component Selection Tools
Process-Control Standardized Container -
From Monitoring, Safety Control Towards GMP
End-to-End Full-Chain Pharma Manufacturing -
From Feedstock to Tablet
Pragmatic `Half-End' approaches - "Factory of Tomorrow"
Biopharmaceutical Manufacturing in Modular Plant
Heat Integration in Modular GTL Plant
Process Equipment Container -
For Water Soluble Specialty Polymers
Modularized Hydroformylation Process
Continuous Production of Active Pharmaceutical Intermediates in Container Unit
Modular, Continuous Production Unit for Solvent-Free High Viscous Polymer

CONCLUSIONS AND OUTLOOK