Chapter 3.4. Chromatography: A Non-Analytical View

  1. Professor Dr. Carlos A. M. Afonso2 and
  2. Professor Dr. João G. Crespo3
  1. Alirio E. Rodrigues and
  2. Mirjana Minceva

Published Online: 9 FEB 2006

DOI: 10.1002/3527606602.ch3d

Green Separation Processes: Fundamentals and Applications

Green Separation Processes: Fundamentals and Applications

How to Cite

Rodrigues, A. E. and Minceva, M. (2005) Chromatography: A Non-Analytical View, in Green Separation Processes: Fundamentals and Applications (eds C. A. M. Afonso and J. G. Crespo), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, FRG. doi: 10.1002/3527606602.ch3d

Editor Information

  1. 2

    CQFM, Department of Chemical Engineering, Instituto Superior Técnico, 1049-001 Lisbon, Portugal

  2. 3

    REQUIMTE/CQFB, Department of Chemistry, FCT/Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Campus da Caparica, 2829-516 Caparica, Portugal

Author Information

  1. Laboratory of Separation and Reaction Engineering, Department of Chemical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, University of Porto, Rua Dr Robert Frias, 4200-465 Porto, Portugal

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 9 FEB 2006
  2. Published Print: 25 MAY 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527309856

Online ISBN: 9783527606603



  • chromatography;
  • perfusion chromatography;
  • simulated moving bed (SMB) processes;
  • concept;
  • modeling;
  • design


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Perfusion Chromatography

    • The Concept of “Augmented Diffusivity by Convection”

    • The Efficiency of a Chromatographic Column Measured by its HETP

  • Simulated Moving Bed (SMB) Processes

    • The Concept of SMB

    • Modeling of SMB

    • Design of SMB

    • Future Directions in SMB: Multicomponent Separations and SMBR