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Issue 41 of Science@IFPEN
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Study of packings for natural gas treatment and CO2 capture columns (HDR 2019)

Employed in certain treatment equipment, such as industrial gas purification columns, structured packings are ordered stacks of corrugated metal sheets that promote contact between the gas and a
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Multiphase reactive flow simulation: developments and applications in the field of combustion (HDR 2015)

The scientific field concerned by my HDR research is the 3D numerical modeling of two-phase combustion, combining research on turbulent combustion and the preparation of the reactive mixture. Building
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Benoit NOETINGER

Dr B Noetinger, editor-in-chief OGST https://ogst.ifpenergiesnouvelles.fr/, expert in transport modeling in disordered media
Benoît Noetinger graduated from the École Polytechnique in Paris, and holds a thesis at UPMC (now Sorbonne University) in liquid state physics, the work of which was carried out at the PMMH laboratory
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Pascal ALIX

Project Manager, Research Engineer
E-mail : pascal.alix@ifpen.fr
Pascal Alix studied Fluid Mechanics and Heat Transfer et Claude Bernard University (Lyon I), and then completed a PhD at the Ecole des Mines de Saint Etienne on the charactrization and the modelling
Issue 40 of Science@IFPEN
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Looping the chemistry for clean energy

Chemical Looping Combustion (CLC) is an airless combustion technology using oxygen carrier materials (OCM), which circulate between an oxidation and a reduction reaction zone. Separation into two
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Mix between kinetic and machine learning models

Having access to increasingly precise and robust extrapolation models to be able to predict certain propertiesa remains a major challenge for chemical processes industry. For widely used models, be
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In trickle bed reactor simulators, hydrodynamics count!

Improvements in chemical processes are regularly achieved as a result of the introduction of new internal geometries within reactors. Conventionally, fixed bed reactor models use an overly simple
Numéro 40 de Science@IFPEN
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Extrapolating ethanol-from-biomass production technologies

The industrial production of ethanol from lignocellulosic biomass was demonstrated by the Futurol™ projecta. The extrapolation and optimization of the process, along with its flexibility in terms of
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Ludovic RAYNAL

PhD. R&D Manager
Group Manager in Process Design
Ludovic Raynal graduated in 1993 from the “Institut National Polytechnique de Grenoble”, France. After his PhD in Mechanical Engineering obtained from University of Grenoble, he spent one year as
Issue 39 of Science@ifpen
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Bubble fineness: the secret of successful reactions

THESIS OF LUCA GEMELLO