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Process Development at AIChE 2010

While reviewing the agenda for next month’s American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) Annual Meeting, I noticed a number of papers and posters discussing process development in pharmaceuticals, chemicals, and academia: Continue reading

Fundamentals of Process Scale-Up

On November 25 and November 26, Dr. Reinaldo (Ray) Machado of rm2 technologies will conduct a two-day Fundamentals of Scale-up Workshop.  This advanced process scale-up training will be held at the Ramada Powai in Mumbai, India. Continue reading

AIChE 2010 – Analytical and Optimization Tools in Pilot Plants Session

Among the presentations in the Advanced On-Line Analytical and Optimization Tools in Pilots Plants Session at the 2010 American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) Annual Meeting will be the New Developments in Heat Transfer Scale Down and In Situ FT-IR Scale-up From the Lab to the Plant.  The presentation, which will be given by Leen Schellekens, will include the challenges that Chemical Engineers face in the chemical and pharmaceutical industries, including globalization, environmental and safety regulations, and shortening product life cycles and the ever increasing time pressure for commercial releases.
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Importance of Mixing in Scale-up: Comparing Lab and Large Scale

Mixing Scale-up Webinar METTLER TOLEDO

Compare Lab Scale Mixing with Full Scale Process Vessel Performance

Various physical and chemical processes interact during a manufacturing or synthesis process in a stirred tank reactor, including:

  • Kinetics
  • Heat Transfer
  • Thermodynamics; Equilibrium
  • Mass transfer between phases
  • Mixing to disperse multiple phases
  • Physical property changes
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