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Water pinch analysis evolution towards a holistic approach for water minimization

Abdul Manan, Zainuddin and Wan Alwi, Sharifah Rafidah (2007) Water pinch analysis evolution towards a holistic approach for water minimization. Asia-Pacific Journal of Chemical Engineering, 2 (6). pp. 544-553. ISSN 1547-5905

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/apj.99


This paper reviews the evolution in water pinch analysis (WPA) research and development efforts toward a holistic and sustainable management of water resources. The paper provides a critical review of the four key areas related to the development of WPA - setting the minimum water flow rate targets, network design to achieve the targets, improvement of water networks through process change techniques and design of cost-effective water networks. The current gaps in WPA research, the role of the urban water pinch and the holistic minimum water network technique in bridging the water pinch technology gaps are the highlights of the paper

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:process optimization, recycling, reduction, regeneration, synthesis, wastewater
Subjects:T Technology > TP Chemical technology
Divisions:Chemical and Natural Resources Engineering
ID Code:8776
Deposited By: Zalinda Shuratman
Deposited On:12 May 2009 09:25
Last Modified:20 Feb 2014 07:29

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