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Process Intensification, 4. Plant Level

  1. Hannsjörg Freund1,
  2. Kai Sundmacher1,2

Published Online: 15 JUL 2011

DOI: 10.1002/14356007.o22_o05

Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry

Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry

How to Cite

Freund, H. and Sundmacher, K. 2011. Process Intensification, 4. Plant Level. Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry. .

Author Information

  1. 1

    Max Planck Institute for Dynamics of Complex Technical Systems, Magdeburg, Germany

  2. 2

    Process Systems Engineering, Otto-von-Guericke University Magdeburg, Magdeburg, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 JUL 2011

Abstract

The article contains sections titled:

1.Introduction
2.Heat-Integrated Chemical Reactors
2.1.Autothermal Fixed-Bed Reactor Concepts
2.1.1.Weakly Exothermic Reactions
2.1.2.Combination of Exo- and Endothermic Reactions
2.2.Desorptive Cooling of Reactors
3.Reactive Separations
3.1.Reactive Distillation
3.2.Reactive Stripping
3.3.Reactive Absorption
3.4.Reactive Extraction
3.5.Reactive Crystallization
3.6.Reactive Adsorption
3.6.1.Discontinuous Chromatographic Reactors
3.6.2.Continuous Chromatographic Reactors
3.6.3.Sorption-Enhanced Reactors
3.7.Membrane Reactors
4.Other Intensification Concepts on the Plant Level
4.1.Hybrid Separations
4.2.Reactive Mechanical Unit Operations