Basic Process Integration Terminology

Petar Sabev Varbanov,     University of Pannonia, Veszprém, Hungary


This chapter establishes a framework for systematically reading the handbook by defining the basic terms associated with Process Integration. It begins by defining Process Integration and its applications, and then continues with definitions of core Process Integration phases and terms. The main section then defines other significant terms associated with Process Integration in alphabetical order.

Key words

Process Integration

basic terms


2.1 Introduction

Process Integration (PI) has developed enormously since its conception in the 1970s. The method was originally used mainly for heat recovery as Heat Integration ...

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