The Design Approach of Multiproduct Plants

  • J. Mata-Alvarez
  • C. Rolz
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSE, volume 305)


Methods for designing multiproduct batch plants are very important for biotechnological process, because the size of production fits quite well to this approach. In this paper an introduction to this topic is carried out, pointing out the basic methods and the computer design resolutions. An example plant representing a biotechnological process is used as a basis for the application of the methods.


Capital Cost Batch Size Biotechnological Process Batch Plant Batch Time 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Mata-Alvarez
    • 1
  • C. Rolz
    • 2
  1. 1.Department d’Enginyeria QuímicaUniversitat de BarcelonaBarcelonaSpain
  2. 2.Central American Research Institute for Industry (ICAITI)Guatemala, Central America

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