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Author: 35 th European Symposium of the Working Party on Computer Aided Process Engineering, ESCAPE-12, 26-29 May, 2002, The Hague, The Netherlands By J. Grievink , Delft University of Technology, Delft, The Netherlands J. van Schijndel , Shell International Chemicals, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

ISBN13: 9780444511096

Publisher: Elsevier

Price: 368.00
Pages: 1058
Edition: Hardbound
Publish date: April 2002

This book contains 182 papers presented at the 12th Symposium of Computer Aided Process Engineering ( ESCAPE-12 ), held in The Hague, The Netherlands, May 26-29, 2002. The objective of ESCAPE-12 is to highlight advances made in the development and use of computing methodologies and information technology in the area of Computer Aided Process Engineering and Process Systems Engineering. The Symposium addressed six themes: (1) Integrated Product&Process Design; (2) Process Synthesis & Plant Design; (3) Process Dynamics & Control; (4) Manufacturing & Process Operations; (5) Computational Technologies; (6) Sustainable CAPE Education and Careers for Chemical Engineers. These themes cover the traditional core activities of CAPE, and also some wider conceptual perspectives, such as the increasing interplay between product and process design arising from the often complex internal structures of modern products; the integration of production chains creating the network structure of the process industry and optimization over life span dimensions, taking sustainability as the ultimate driver.