Tag Archive: energy efficiency

May
19

Monitoring Process Performance Online

Process efficiency measurements involve the measurement of process flows and utility or raw material flows. The energy efficiency depends upon the utility temperatures and heat transfer coefficient. The raw material efficiency depends upon feed concentrations and the desirable reaction rate to product and the undesirable reaction rate to a byproduct. For simply changing a stream’s …

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Apr
28

Identifying Equipment Performance Problems

Plants often consist of many production units and trains of equipment. The production units may produce raw materials as intermediates in a series of processes that lead to predominant product. Often intermediates or byproducts are also sold. Trains of equipment feed into a common tank that may feed other trains of equipment. Recycle streams further …

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