Volume 19 (2022)
Volume 18 (2021)
Volume 17 (2020)
Volume 16 (2019)
Volume 15 (2018)
Volume 14 (2017)
Volume 12 (2015)
Volume 11 (2014)
Volume 10 (2013)
Volume 9 (2012)
Volume 8 (2011)
Volume 7 (2010)
Volume 6 (2009)
Volume 5 (2008)
Volume 4 (2007)
Volume 3 (2006)
Volume 2 (2005)
Volume 1 (2004)
Full article Biomedical and Biotechnology,
Transdermal Delivery of Desmopressin Acetate from Water-in- Oil Nano/submicron Emulsion Systems

Arezou Soroushnia; Fariba Ganji; Seyed Mojtaba Taghizadeh

Volume 13, Issue 4 , November 2016, Pages 1-13

  Desmopressin acetate is a potent synthetic peptide hormone. A more acceptable route of Desmopressin acetate is a potent synthetic peptide hormone. That is administered via parenteral, intranasal, and oral routes. A more acceptable route of administration with potentially good bioavailability could be ...  Read More

Full article Modeling and Simulation
Liquid-liquid equilibrium data prediction using large margin nearest neighbor

mohsen pirdashti; kamyar movagharnejad; silvia Curteanu; Florin Leon; Farshad Rahimpour

Volume 13, Issue 4 , November 2016, Pages 14-32

  Guanidine hydrochloride has been widely used in the initial recovery steps of active protein from the inclusion bodies in aqueous two-phase system (ATPS). The knowledge of the guanidine hydrochloride effects on the liquid-liquid equilibrium (LLE) phase diagram behavior is still inadequate and no comprehensive ...  Read More

Full article Process Control and Engineering, Process Safety, HSE
Simulation, Control and Experimental Analysis of 1,3Butadiene Purification Unit

Rahbar Rahimi; Shirin Boulaqhi; Amir Ziarifar

Volume 13, Issue 4 , November 2016, Pages 33-45

  Simulation of a process and analysis of its resulting data in both dynamic and steady-state conditions are fundamental steps in understanding the process in order to design and efficient control of system as well as implementing operational cost reduction scheme. In the present paper, steady and unsteady ...  Read More

Full article Transport Phenomena,
Three-dimensional CFD modeling of fluid flow and heat transfer characteristics of Al2O3/water nanofluid in microchannel heat sink with Eulerian-Eulerian approach

Hossein Hadi Najafabadi; Mostafa Keshavarz Moraveji

Volume 13, Issue 4 , November 2016, Pages 46-61

  In this paper, three-dimensional incompressible laminar fluid flow in a rectangular microchannel heat sink (MCHS) using Al2O3/water nanofluid as a cooling fluid is numerically studied. CFD prediction of fluid flow and forced convection heat transfer properties of nanofluid using single-phase and two-phase ...  Read More

Full article Polymer Engineering and Technology,
Preparation of Flame Retardant Polystyrene via In-Situ Bulk Polymerization Method and Evaluation of its Flammability Properties

Seyed Jamaleddin Peighambardoust; Ramin Faridvand; Abolfazl Shenavar

Volume 13, Issue 4 , November 2016, Pages 62-70

  In this study, in-situ bulk polymerization was investigated for obtaining flame retardant polystyrene (PS). The halogenated and phosphoric compounds were used as flame retardant additives and Perkadox 30 was used as a synergist. The flammability of the PS was evaluated by thermogravimetric analyzer (TGA), ...  Read More

Full article Modeling and Simulation
Simultaneous high hydrogen content-synthesis gas production and in-situ CO2 removal via sorption-enhanced reaction process: modeling, sensitivity analysis and multi-objective optimization using NSGA-II algorithm

Malihe Heravi; Mahdi Bayat; Mohammad Reza Rahimpour

Volume 13, Issue 4 , November 2016, Pages 71-95

  The main focus of this study is improvement of the steam-methane reforming (SMR) process by in-situ CO2 removal to produce high hydrogen content synthesis gas. Sorption-enhanced (SE) concept is applied to improve process performance. In the proposed structure, the solid phase CO2 adsorbents and pre-reformed ...  Read More

Full article Transport Phenomena,
An investigation of heat and mass transfer enhancement of air dehumidification with addition of γ-Al2O3 nano-particles to liquid desiccant

Leila Omidvar Langroudi; hassan pahlavanzadeh; sara nanvakenari

Volume 13, Issue 4 , November 2016, Pages 96-112

  This study introduces an experimental and theoretical investigation of the performance of a proposed air dehumidification system using a nanofluid of γ-alumina nano-particles in LiBr/H2O as a desiccant. Comparative experiments organized using a central composite design were carried out to evaluate ...  Read More