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Science@ifpen n°35
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‘‘BRANE Power’’: of genes and algorithms, an alliance for green chemistry

THESIS BY AURÉLIE PIRAYRE, 2018 YVES CHAUVIN PRIZE
Science@ifpen n°32
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Where aviation fuels are concerned... compromise is the name of the game

In the aviation sector, fuels derived from hydrotreated vegetable oils (HEFAa) are seen as an alternative to petroleum based Jet A-1b to reduce the environmental footprint of air transport. However
Issue 30 Science@ifpen
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Optimized design of processes: enhanced efficiency, even with ethanol

The optimized design of processes is a complex but promising approach in terms of the expected benefits for the efficiency of industrial systems and their operating performance. It is an area that was
Issue 30 Science@ifpen
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The control of floating platforms for offshore wind turbines: being active reduces fatigue

The fatigue resistance of floating offshore wind turbines is significantly affected by the wave forces to which their supporting platforms are exposed. Passive and active damper systems — preferably
Issue 29 Science@ifpen
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Biomethane production: a lever for the circular economy!

The development of methanisation sectors is part of a drive to create a circular economy that simultaneously serves three purposes: treat waste, supply energy (biogasa), and produce fertilizers
Issue 29 Science@ifpen
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Biofuels: contagion factors between agricultural and oil markets?

In order to combat climate change, numerous countries introduced policies promoting the use of 1st-generation biofuels, generating a 7-fold increase in their production between 2000 and 2014. In