Chapter 1

Introduction

1.1 Purpose of the Book

This book provides industrial process scale-up guidelines and methods. These methods are about information generation, risk assessment and risk mitigation to such a low level that commercial implementation is successful and the innovation pathway is rapid and efficient. Success means that the process provides the product as promised by the design targets and is within the safety, health, environmental, social and economic constraints.

The nature of this book is prescriptive and not descriptive. It provides the reader guidelines and methods on how to scale-up industrial processes from idea to successful commercial implementation. These guidelines and methods can be used to generate essential information, ...

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