208 Population Balance Modeling for Particle Formation Processes: Nucleation, Aggregation and Breakage Kernels

Monday, November 17, 2014: 3:15 PM
209 (Hilton Atlanta)
Contributions are sought in the general area of population balance modeling and control of particle formation processes. Topics of interest include, but are not limited to: (1) the identification of nucleation kinetics and kernels for coalescence, aggregration, agglomeration, and breakage; (2) numerical algorithms for efficiently solving the associated population balance equations with complex particle dynamics; (3) model reduction methods and their application to optimization and feedback control; (4) experimental design methods, to focus experimental efforts on identifying kernels and nucleation kinetics; (5) nonlinear control methods designed to optimize distributions; and (6) mathematical methods for analyzing the sensitivities of the distributions to model uncertainties and disturbances. All application areas involving population balance modeling are of interest including nanoparticle formation, solids flows, granulation processes, solution crystallization, spray drying, precipitation, and emulsion and suspension polymerization.

Particle Production and Characterization

Rohit Ramachandran
Email: rohit.r@rutgers.edu

Pavol Rajniak
Email: pavol_rajniak@merck.com

3:37 PM
(208b) Design and Characterization of Msmpr Crystallizers
Graham Power, Guangyang Hou, Vamsi Krishna Kamaraju, Yan Zhao and Brian Glennon

3:59 PM
(208c) Sequential Design of Experiments for the Determination of Crystal Growth Kinetics
Vamsi Krishna Kamaraju, Graham Power, Guangyang Hou, Yan Zhao and Brian Glennon

4:43 PM
(208e) Crystal Size Distribution Control in Continuous Seeding Antisolvent Crystallization
Yan Zhao, Vamsi Krishna Kamaraju, Guangyang Hou, Graham Power and Brian Glennon

5:05 PM
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