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New Appoaches in the Process Industries: The Manufacturing Plant of the Future by Jean-Pierre Dal Pont, Catherine Azzaro-Pantel

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Contents

Foreword

Acknowledgments

Introduction

1: Project Management – Systems Engineering – the Industrialization Process

1.1. Projects and project management

1.2. Systems engineering

1.3. The industrialization process

1.4. Project engineering

1.5. Bibliography

2: Metrics for Sustainability Assessment of Chemical Processes

2.1. Sustainable development in chemical process engineering

2.2. Indicators, indices and metrics for sustainability

2.3. Frontiers of the system

2.4. Metrics

2.5. Design methods for sustainable processes and systems

2.6. Conclusions

2.7. Bibliography

3: From Preliminary Projects to Projects

3.1. Introduction

3.2. Process design: an interactive and multiple-step activity

3.3. Process flowsheeting

3.4. Optimization methods

3.5. Literature review in process modeling/optimization techniques and tools based on LCA

3.6. Case study: eco-designing a biodiesel production process

3.7. Conclusions and suggestions

3.8. Bibliography

4: Analysis of the Strategy of the Enterprise and the Enterprise Strategic Plan

4.1. The industrial enterprise: basic main features

4.2. The couple “product/market”

4.3. Product profitability: turnover and margins

4.4. Company and industrial processes evaluation

4.5. Enterprise industrial strategic analysis

4.6. Enterprise industrial strategic action plan

4.7. Bibliography

5: Excellence in Manufacturing and Operations Control

5.1. Importance of manufacturing

5.2. The manufacturing facility – the heart of the industrial enterprise

5.3. Typology ...

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