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Simulation of safe processes using aspen plus: an economic evaluation

Ajchariyapagorn, Araya and Douglas, Supaporn and Douglas, Peter L. and Pongamphai, Suwassa (2006) Simulation of safe processes using aspen plus: an economic evaluation. In: 1st International Conference on Natural Resources Engineering & Technology 2006, 24-25th July 2006, Putrajaya, Malaysia.

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Abstract

A continuous process for the extraction of nimbin from neem seeds using supercritical co2 was simulated using the aspenplusâ„¢ simulation system. A mathematical model was built to simulate the extraction process and experimental data (tonthubthimthong et al., 2001) were used to validate the model. The mathematical model of the complete process was coded in aspenplus. Process simulation and optimisation, to minimise energy consumption, was carried out. Simulation and optimisation results are presented.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords:Nimbin; neem; simulation; supercritical fluid; extraction
Subjects:T Technology > TP Chemical technology
Divisions:Chemical and Natural Resources Engineering (Formerly known)
ID Code:248
Deposited By: Pn Khairulbahiyah Yaakub
Deposited On:15 Feb 2007 03:49
Last Modified:01 Jun 2010 02:42

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