publication . Doctoral thesis . 2004

Sustainable Chemical Processes and Products. New Design Methodology and Design Tools

Korevaar, G.;
Open Access English
  • Published: 06 Apr 2004
  • Publisher: Eburon, Delft
  • Country: Netherlands
Abstract
The current chemical industry is not sustainable, which leads to the fact that innovation of chemical processes and products is too often hazardous for society in general and the environment in particular. It really is a challenge to implement sustainability considerations in the design activities of chemical engineers. Therefore, the main question of this thesis is: how can a trained chemical engineer develop a conceptual design of a chemical process or a chemical product in such a way that the final result clearly contributes to sustainable development? This question is answered after a profound discussion about the current chemical engineering practice and it...
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free text keywords: design methdology, design tool, sustainable development, chemical engineering, chemical processes, chemical products
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