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Evaluation of pharmaceutical production expansion plan via batch process simulation

Tan, Jully and Foo, Dominic Chwan Yee and Kumaresan, Sivakumar and Abd. Aziz, Ramlan (2008) Evaluation of pharmaceutical production expansion plan via batch process simulation. Jurutera . ISSN 0126-9909

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Abstract

Computer aided Process Design (CaPD) and simulation tools have been widely used in chemical process industries and have become standard tools for process development, design and optimisation [8, 11]. However, this tool is still relatively new to bio-related manufacturing, which are commonly operated in batch mode [1, 4, 5, 6, 7, 10]. In this work, the SuperPro Designer® v6. 0 (Intelligen, 2005), a commercial batch process simulation tool is used to evaluate the economical viability of a pharmaceuti-cal production expansion plan. A case study is presented where five proposed alternatives are evaluated. An economic analysis is performed to determine the most economically attractive alternative.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:kiv record
Subjects:T Technology > TP Chemical technology
Divisions:Chemical and Natural Resources Engineering (Formerly known)
ID Code:8997
Deposited By: Ms Zalinda Shuratman
Deposited On:27 Jul 2009 03:32
Last Modified:10 Oct 2017 01:28

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