2008 58th Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference


Monday AM

FUN12Theatre 3

Thermodynamics 1

Organizer(s) - Poupak Mehrani, Marco Satyro
Chair(s) - Marco Satyro, D.Y. Peng

10:00 00037 Constant Pressure Heat Capacity Prediction for Organic Materials - Theory and Application Lastovka V., *Shaw J.M.
10:40 00038 Molecular-level Simulation Methodology for Refrigerant Design *$Smith W.R., Francova M., Kowalski M., Lisal M., Nezbeda I.
11:00 00039 EOS Modeling of Associating Fluids Pang J., Zuo Julian, Zhang Dan
11:20 00040 Nonideal Statistical Rate Theory Formulation to Predict Evaporation Rates from Equations of State Kapoor A., *Elliott J. A. W.
11:40 00041 Non-Isothermal Model for Nematic - Isotropic Transition Abukhdeir M.A., Soulé E.R., $Rey A.D.
12:00 End of Session

FUN9British Columbia

Separation Processes 1

Organizer(s) - Poupak Mehrani, Xianshe Feng
Chair(s) - Xianshe Feng, Mikhail Sorin

10:00 00042 Complementary Modelling of Reactive Separation Processes Kenig E.Y.
10:40 00043 Attachment of Ultrafine Particulates to the Hydrocarbon-Water Interface Mirmontazeri L., Liu Q., Sharp D., Yeung A.
11:00 00044 Adsorbent Selection for Acetylene Removal from Plasma Reactor Gas $Huang Q., *Eic M.
11:20 00045 Polysaccharides as Pyrite Suppressants During the Flotation of Sphalerite by an N-arylhydroxamic Acid Collector Hamilton D., *Natarajan R., $Nirdosh I.
11:40 End of Session

FUN1Governor General 2

Adsorption 1 (In Honour of Douglas M. Ruthven and Jörg Kärger)

Organizer(s) - Handan Tezel
Chair(s) - F. Handan Tezel, Jeff R. Hufton

10:00 00046 Diffusion in Zeolites: A Continuing Saga Ruthven D.M.
10:40 00047 An Integrated Microbalance System to Evaluate Adsorbents and Catalysts in the Presence of Steam *$Coe C., Zielinski J., Rehrig C., Hufton J., Quinn R., Torres J., Solsona P., Venero A.
11:00 00048 Separation, Recovery and Storage of CO2 from Dry Gas Streams Using Adsorption on MCM-41 Silica at Ambient Temperature and High Pressure Belmabkhout Y., *Sayari A.
11:20 00049 Optimisation of Carbon Dioxide Recovery In A TPSA System for the Separation of CO2 from Air Mulgundmath V.P., *$Tezel F.H., Golden T.C.
11:40 00050 Carbon Nanotubes: Super Adsorbent Application in Chemical Industries *$Seifitokaldani A., Nikazar M., Keynejad K., Yarahmadi H.
12:00 End of Session

Monday PM

FUN13Theatre 3

Thermodynamics 2

Organizer(s) - Poupak Mehrani, Marco Satyro
Chair(s) - Marco Satyro, John Shaw

Syncrude Canada Innovation Award Lecture - J.A.W. Elliott

13:40 00116 Thermodynamics: Everything Old is New Again Elliott J.A.W.
14:20 00117 Henry Constant and Solubility of Volatile Organic Compounds in Water: A Consistency Evaluation Rajan R., *$De Visscher A.
14:40 00118 Osmotic Virial Equation for Macromolecule and Salt Solutions: Implications for Designing Cryopreservation Protocols *$Elliott J.A.W., McGann L.E.
15:00 00119 Challenges Involved in Phase Behaviour Prediction for Mixtures Containing Bitumen and Heavy Oil Saber N., Shaw J.M.
15:20 Coffee Break
15:40 00120 Characterization of Heavy Oils and Bitumens. 2. Improving the Prediction of Vapor Pressures for Heavy Hydrocarbons at Low Reduced Temperatures using the Peng-Robinson Equation of State. Nji G. N., Svrcek W. Y., Yarranton H. W., Satyro M. A.
16:00 00121 Development of a Database for a Speciation-based Chemical Model for Aqueous Phase Equilibria *Azimi G., Papangelakis V.G.
16:20 00122 A New Cubic Equation of State for Prediction of Thermodynamic Properties of Reservoir Fluids Shirazimanesh A.A., *Edalat M.
16:40 End of Session

FUN2Governor General 2

Adsorption 2 (In Honour of Douglas M. Ruthven and Jörg Kärger)

Organizer(s) - Handan Tezel
Chair(s) - Jeff R. Hufton, Mladen Eic

13:40 00123 Binary Protein Mixture Bioseparation By Airlift Draft-Tube Biocontactor *$Dahman Y., Azam H.
14:00 00124 Flow Calorimetry and Adsorption Study of Dibenzothiophene, Quinoline and Naphthalene over Modified Y zeolites Gunda K., Thomas K., Ng F.
14:20 00125 Adsorption Behavior of Cationic Poly (Vinyl Alcohol) on Cellulose Fibers $Fatehi P., *Xiao H. WITHDRAWN
14:40 00126 Adsorption and Desorption Characteristics of Natural Organic Matter (NOM) Adsorbed on Granular Activated Carbon (GAC) Storrar M.D., *Narbaitz R.M.
15:00 00127 Studies of C8 Aromatics Adsorption in Molecular Sieves Using the Headspace Technique Luna F.M.T., Coelho J.A., Azevedo D.C.S., *$Cavalcante C.L.
15:20 Coffee Break
15:40 00128 Modelling Adsorption in Monoliths *Brandani S., Hufton J.R.
16:00 00129 Metal Organic Frameworks Showing Hydrocarbon Adsorption Properties Commensurate with their Pore Structure *Olson D.H., $Li J., Li K.
16:20 00130 Separation of n- and iso-alkanes with the Mesoporous Solids SBA-15 and PHTS Baron G.V., Cool P., Meynen V., $Denayer J.F.M.
16:40 00131 N-Hydrocinnamoyl-N-phenylhydroxylamine Adsorption on Pure Minerals Sharma J., *Natarajan R.., $Nirdosh I.
17:00 00132 Doug Ruthven and Joerg Kaerger: Personal Perspectives on Giants in the Field Shah D.B.
17:20 End of Session

Tuesday AM

FUN14Governor General 1

Thermodynamics 3

Organizer(s) - Poupak Mehrani, Marco Satyro
Chair(s) - Marco Satyro, D.Y. Peng

10:00 00262 A New Cubic Equation of State for Prediction of Thermodynamic Properties of Reservoir Fluids Shirazimanesh A.A., *Edalat M.
10:20 00263 Continuous Thermodynamics Modeling of Asphaltene Precipitation as Associating System in Crude Oil Mixture *Khaksar Manshad A., Ashoori S., Edalat M.
10:40 00264 Correlation for the Nonrandomness Parameter aij In the NRTL Equation as a Function of Temperature and Degree of Polymerization (Mn) in a Polymer Solution Saatchi A., *Edalat M.
11:00 00265 Calculation of Viscosity for Binary Mixtures *Tahery R., Khaksar Fasaei S.
11:20 00266 Determination of Collision Diameter, Energy Parameter of Lennard-Jones and Viscosity of Oxygen, Nitrogen, Methane and Air *Tahery R., Sirus Rezaee M.
11:40 End of Session

FUN10Governor General 2

Separation Processes 2

Organizer(s) - Poupak Mehrani, Xianshe Feng
Chair(s) - Xianshe Feng, Mikhail Sorin

10:00 00267 Oiling Out: A Crystallization-Purification Challenge Mirmehrabi M.
10:20 00268 Energy Efficient Retrofit of Separation Processes through Hybridization *Sorin M., Ayotte-Sauvé E., Rheault F., Herrera P.
10:40 00269 Viscosities of Heavy Oils-in-Toluene and Partially Deasphalted Heavy Oils-in-Heptol in a Study of Asphaltenes Self-Interactions *$Angle C.W. WITHDRAWN
11:00 00270 Investigation of the Key Role Parameters in Colloidal Gas Aphron Stability $Moshkelani M., Amiri M.C., *Pakravan Lonbani M.
11:20 00271 Synthesis of PPO Based EPMM Hybrid Membranes Kruczek B., Wang Q.
11:40 00272 Natural Gas Dehydration by Poly(N,N-dimethylaminoethyl methacrylate) Composite Membranes Du R., *Feng X., Chakma A.
12:00 End of Session

FUN5Governor General 3

Fluid Dynamics 1

Organizer(s) - Poupak Mehrani, Krishnaswamy Nandakumar
Chair(s) - Krishnaswamy Nandakumar

10:00 00273 Experimental Evaluation of CFD Mass Transfer Simulations in Annular Reactors Duran J.E., Taghipour F., *Mohseni M.
10:20 00274 Computational Fluid Dynamic (CFD) Modeling of Solid-Liquid Mixing in a Stirred Tank $Hosseini S., *Ein-Mozaffari F., Mehrvar M.
10:40 00275 Diffuse-Interface Approach to CFD-Based Simulation of Gas-Liquid Systems Donaldson A.A., Macchi A., *$Kirpalani D.M.
11:00 00276 CFD Modeling of Liquid Back Mixing in a Three Dimensional Gas-Liquid Bubble Column Reactor *Kamali M., $Sarrafi A., Mohebbi A.
11:20 00277 CFD Modeling of Cyclone Pressure Drop: Influence of Temperature and Inlet Velocity *Kamali M., $Ahmadi A., Baniasadi M.
12:00 End of Session

Tuesday PM

FUN3Governor General 2

Adsorption 3 (In Honour of Douglas M. Ruthven and Jörg Kärger)

Organizer(s) - Handan Tezel
Chair(s) - Jeff R. Hufton, Stefano Brandani

13:40 00368 Unprecedented Options to Study Diffusion in Zeolites by Monitoring Transient Concentration Profiles Kärger J.
14:20 00369 Simulating Microwave Driven Diffusion in Zeolites *$Auerbach S.M., Santander J., Conner W.C., Jobic H.
14:40 00370 Characterization of the Diffusion Path in Micro- and Meso-porous Materials from ZLC Curves $Huang Q., *Eic M., Xiao H., Kaliaguine S.
15:00 00371 Synthesis of Chiral Mesoporous Silica and its Potential Application to Asymmetric Separation $Sato S., Yokoi T., Kubota Y., *Tatsumi T.
15:20 Coffee Break
15:40 00372 Characterization of Various Catalyst Supports and Petroleum Coke by N2 and CO2 Adsorption Malekshahian M., Capitaine EM. R, Hill J.
16:00 00373 Effect of Pore Expansion and Amine Functionnalization of Mesoporous Silica on CO2 Adsorption Over a Wide Range of Pressure and Temperature Belmabkhout Y, *Sayari A
16:20 End of Session


Bantrel Award for Design and Industrial Practice

Organizer(s) - Marc Dube

15:20 00374 Properties of High Yield Pulps (HYP) and Their Applications to Various Paper Grades Ni Y.
16:00 End of Session

Wednesday AM

FUN11Governor General 1

Separation Processes 3

Organizer(s) - Poupak Mehrani, Xianshe Feng
Chair(s) - Xianshe Feng, Mikhail Sorin

10:00 00448 The Mass Transfer of Essential Oils in Steam Distillation of Various Leaves *$Mindaryani A., Nugraha K.A., Dewi E.K., Budiwiyanto U., Sutrisno J., Hidayat Y.
10:20 00449 Use of TRIZ Method to Develop Inventive Solutions in Chemical Engineering Process Design Rygas T.P.
10:40 00450 Study of Engineering Principles of Extraction of Thymol from Trachyspermum ammi Joshi Hemendra, *$Gujar Jotiram, Wagh Shrikant, Gaikar Vilas
11:00 00451 A Rigorous Analysis of Facilitated Transport via Reaction-Diffusion in a Membrane Azhin M., *Kaghazchi T., Rahmani M.
11:20 End of Session

FUN6Governor General 3

Fluid Dynamics 2

Organizer(s) - Poupak Mehrani, Krishnaswamy Nandakumar
Chair(s) - Krishnaswamy Nandakumar

10:00 00452 Maldistribution of Gas-Solid Flows through Parallel Identical Paths Masnadi M.S., Grace J.R., Bi X.
10:20 00453 Investigation of the Applicability of Newly Proposed Correlations for Coaxial Mixers Farhat M., Fradette L., *Tanguy P.A., Yatomi R.
10:40 00454 Influence of Capillary and Electrostatic Forces on the Powder Rheology Léonard G., *Abatzoglou N.
11:00 00455 Experimental Calculation of Permeability Reduction of Porous Medium by Asphaltene Precipitation in Crude Oil Systems *Khaksar Manshad A., Ashoori S., Edalat M.
11:20 End of Session

FUN15British Columbia

Transport Processes

Organizer(s) - Poupak Mehrani
Chair(s) - Jules Thibault

10:00 00456 Instability of Non-Stoichiometric Chemically Reactive Miscible Slice in Porous Media *Hejazi S.H., $Azaiez J.
10:20 00457 A Convective/Dispersive Model to Predict the Concentration of Ultradispersed Solid Particles in Viscous Media through the Cross-section of Horizontal Cylindrical Channels *Loria H., $Pereira-Almao P., Scott C.
10:40 00458 Novel Continuous Biodrying Reactor: Principles, Screening Experiments and Results $Navaee-Ardeh S., Tchoryk C., Tolnai B., Bertrand F., *Stuart P.R.
11:00 00459 Optical Tweezing Microelectrophoresis: Polymer Adsorption and Reconformation Dynamics on a Single Microsphere *Hill R.J., van van Heiningen J.A.
11:20 00460 Numerical Experimentation of Crevice Corrosion $Kennell G.F.S., *Evitts R.W.
11:40 00461 Viscous Fingering in Displacements Involving Emulsions Enjamoori S., Azaiez J., Maini B.
12:00 End of Session

FUN7Governor General 2

Heat and Mass Transfer 1

Organizer(s) - Poupak Mehrani, Paul Watkinson
Chair(s) - Paul Watkinson

10:00 00462 Scale-up Effects on Heat Transfer and Hydrodynamics in Bubble Columns *Prakash A., Jhawar A.K.
10:20 00463 Local Heat Transfer and Hydrodynamic Studies in a Gas-Solid Fluidized Bed with Fast Response Probe Pisters K., *Prakash A.
10:40 00464 Heat Transfer and Local Hydrodynamics at the Wall of a Turbulent Fluidized Bed Stefanova A., Bi H.T., Lim J.C., Grace J.R.
11:00 00465 Deposit Formation during Heating of a Pulp Mill Effluent Watkinson A.P., *Li Y.H.
11:20 00466 Boiling of non-Newtonian Nanofluids Soltani S., *Etemad S.Gh., Thibault J.
11:40 00467 Hear Transfer of Non-Newtonian Nanofluids through Double Pipe Heat Exchanger Safari S., *Etemad S.Gh., Thibault J.
12:00 End of Session

Wednesday PM

FUN8Governor General 2

Heat and Mass Transfer 2

Organizer(s) - Poupak Mehrani, Paul Watkinson
Chair(s) - Parul Watkinson

13:40 00555 Two Level Algorithm for Monitoring and Optimization of Heat Exchanger Networks Ati U.M.K., *$Mahalec V.
14:00 00556 Membrane Facilitated Evaporative Cooling Thiané Diagne B., *Seung C., Lan C.Q.
14:20 00557 Heat Transfer in Vacuum Membrane Distillation Shemshaki F, Lan C.Q., *$Tremblay A.Y.
14:40 00558 Comparison of Auto-Thermal and Conventional Methanol Synthesis Reactor Loop in the Presence of Catalyst Deactivation Rahimpour M., *$Darzi E.
15:00 00559 Design and Optimization of Plate and Frame Heat Exchangers with Rapid Design Algorithm *Nasr M.R.J., Jafarinasr E., $Saedan M.
15:20 Coffee Break
15:40 00560 Artificial Neural Network Modeling of the Heat Transfer Enhancement Using Passive Techniques *Nasr M.R.J., $Jafarinasr E.
16:00 00561 Experimental investigation for the effect of vibration on pool boiling heat transfer Ateshy H, *Alaei A
16:20 End of Session

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