57th Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference - 2007


Monday AM

FUND1Salon 7

Computational Fluid Dynamics

Organizer(s) - Carolina Diaz-Goano
Chair(s) - Srinath Madhavan

10:00 00019 Numerical Simulation of an Evaporating Gas-Liquid Jet in Gas-Solid Crossflows $Li T., Pougatch K., *Salcudean M., Grecov D.
10:20 00020 Thermal Cracking Studies by Design of a Pilot Plant *Bakhshi E., $Abniki F. WITHDRAWN
10:40 00021 Describing the Complex Hydrodynamics of Circulating Fluidized Bed Riser by CFD Almuttahar A., *Taghipour F.
11:00 00022 CFD Heat Transfer Simulation of a Bakery Pilot Oven *Boulet M., $Marcos B., Dostie M., Moresoli C.
11:20 00023 Experimental and Numerical Investigation of Transient Phenomenon Upstream of a Square Cylinder Confined in a 3D Channel Flow $Madhavan S., Al-Jahmany Y.Y., *Nandakumar K.
11:40 End of Session

Transfer Time

11:45 All-Conference Event - Awards Luncheon

FUND2Salon 5


Organizer(s) - Carolina Diaz-Goano
Chair(s) - Yahollah Maham

10:00 00024 Solubility of Methane in an Aqueous Methyldiethanolamine Solution Schmidt K.A.G., Jou F.-Y., *Mather A.E.
10:20 00025 Dynamic Thermal Properties of Cryoprotective Solutions Weiss A., *Maham Y., Forbes J.F.
10:40 00026 Correlation and Prediction of Density and Viscosity of Bitumen Using the Peng-Robinson Equation of State *Loria H., Pereira P., Satyro M.A.
11:00 00027 Liquid Heat Capacities of Nitro-Organic Compounds and Application of Group Additivity Rule Chorao C., *Maham Y., Schmidt K.A.G., Nelson A.
11:20 00028 The Margules Interaction Parameter as an Alternative to the Octanol-Water Partition in Environmental and Pharmaceutical Applications *$Acosta E.J., Liang C., Samaan M., Yuan S.
11:40 End of Session

Transfer Time

11:45 All-Conference Event - Awards Luncheon

Monday PM

FUND3Salon 7

Computational Fluid Dynamics/Separation Processes

Organizer(s) - Carolina Diaz-Goano
Chair(s) - Carolina Diaz-Goano

13:40 00119 Fictitious Domain Methods for Real Fluid Flow Problems *$Bertrand F.
14:00 00120 Nonlinear Plane-Poiseuille Flow Ashrafi N.
14:20 00121 Nonlinear Taylor-Couette Flow: A Model for Synovial Fluid Flow Ashrafi N.
14:40 00122 CFD Simulation of Oxygen Transfer in ALR *$Al Taweel A.M., Appasani P., Koksal M., Ghanem A., Dabros T.
15:00 Coffee Break
15:20 00123 Steam Fingering in Steam-Assisted Gravity Drainage Gotawala D., *Gates I.D.
15:40 00124 Effect of Carrier Gas Flow on Behavior of Liquid Droplets Produced by Ultrasonic Atomization Matsuoka A., Yasuda K., *Bando Y., Kawase Y.
16:00 00125 The Effects of Sand and Water Quality on Heavy Oil Emulsion Droplet Sizes and Stability During Turbulent Mixing *$Angle C.W., Hamza H.A., Dabros T.
16:20 00126 Determination of the Cation Exchange Capacity (CEC) of Kerman Bentonites by Methylene Blue and Copper Ethylenediamine Complex Adsorption *Hosseini S., $Tahmooreci M.
16:40 00127 A New Approach to Re-Refine the Used Engine Oil. Using the Solvent Blend of n-Butyl Alcohol, Ethyl Methyl Ketone and Isopropyl Alcohol *Gautam A., Bhaskarwar A.N.
17:00 End of Session

FUND4Salon 5

Thermodynamics/Simulation and Modeling/General

Organizer(s) - Carolina Diaz-Goano
Chair(s) - Sultana Syeda

13:40 00128 Vapor Pressure and Critical Constants Prediction Method for Heavy Hydrocarbons *Nji G.N., $Svrcek W.Y., Yarranton H.Y., Satyro M.A.
14:00 00129 Correlation of Binary VLE by GE Models: Comparision of Four Unconstrained Optimization Methods Andra R.P., Josyula S., Ayyalasomayajula A.K.
14:20 00130 C3 and C4 Recovery in Absorption/Stripping Type Gas Plant *$Habibi S., Nava J.
14:40 00131 Design of a Fluidized Bed Reactor for Whitewater Contaminant Removal Loranger E., $Daneault C., *Chabot B.
15:00 Coffee Break
15:20 00132 Stability of Air Jets in Liquids *Syeda S.R., $Ansery A.M.
15:40 00133 Distillation Characteristics of Rotating Packed Beds for Different Structures *$Li X.P., Liu Y.Z., Wang J.W., Li J.H.
16:00 00134 Studying Behavior of Coated Titanium Anodes in a Corrosive Solution Abniki F., *Bakhshi E. WITHDRAWN
16:20 00135 Choosing Best Perforation Method for Reduction of Completion Costs *$Zadakbar O., Anbia M., Garshasbi V. WITHDRAWN
16:40 End of Session

Tuesday AM

FUND5Salon 7

Separation Processes/Simulation and Modeling 1

Organizer(s) - Carolina Diaz-Goano
Chair(s) - Mranal Jain

10:00 00267 Numerical Investigation of Induced Charge Electro-Osmosis around a Conducting Cylinder in Infinite Medium Jain M., Yeung A., Nandakumar K.
10:20 00268 Transport Characteristics of Poly(phenylene oxide) for Separation of CH4/N2 and N2/O2 Lashkari S., Wang Q., *Kruczek B.
10:40 00269 Optimization of a Pressure Swing Adsorption Process for Hydrogen Production from Plasma Reactor Gas $Huang Q., Malekian A., *Eic M.
11:00 00270 Design of Distillation Column Sequence by Genetic Algorithm Boozarjomehry R.B., Pourahmadi Laleh A., Svrcek W.Y.
11:20 End of Session

FUND6Salon 5


Organizer(s) - Carolina Diaz-Goano
Chair(s) - Carolina Diaz-Goano

10:00 00271 Microscopic and Electrochemical Investigations on Film Growth on Carbon Steel in Subject to Several Hydrodynamic Conditions for the Fe/CO2 System $Sridharan V., *Evitts R.W.
10:20 00272 Hybrid Modeling versus "Winner Model" Approach for Systems Identification *$Papadokonstantakis S., Hungerbühler K.
10:40 00273 Isolation and Characterization of Biosurfactant- Producing Bacteria from Western Canada Oil Reservoirs *Yu H., $Huang G.H., Li G.
11:00 00274 Enhanced Oil Recovery through CO2 Huff-and-Puff in Light Oil Fractured Reservoirs (Experimental Results) Torabi F., *$Asghari K.
11:20 00275 Environmental Effect of Sodium Hydroxide (Spent Caustic) in Gas Companies *$Zadakbar O., Anbia M., Garshasbi V. WITHDRAWN
11:40 End of Session

Tuesday PM

FUND7Salon 7

Separation Processes/Simulation and Modeling 2

Organizer(s) - Carolina Diaz-Goano
Chair(s) - Mohamed Sayed

13:40 00381 Study on the Effect of Using Liquid/Gas Coalescer Cartridge Surface Treatment on Separation Efficiency *$Zadakbar O., Vatani A., Anbia M., Garshasbi V. WITHDRAWN
14:00 00382 Wellhead Separation Equipment for Parsian Gas Field, Selection and Design *$Zadakbar O., Vatani A., Anbia M., Garshasbi V. WITHDRAWN
14:20 00383 Optimal Design of Heat-Integrated Separation and Refrigeration Systems Farrokhpanah S., Smith R., Jobson M. WITHDRAWN
14:40 00384 Simulation of Two-Phase Liquid-Particle Flow Using a Particle Model *Laux H., $Sayed M.
15:00 00385 A Quantum Chemical Study of Kinetics of Ring Opening of Cyclohexene on a Brĝnsted Acid Site $Govindhakannan J., Mackie I.D., *DiLabio G.A.
15:20 Coffee Break
15:40 00386 Numerical Upscaling of Reacting Flow from Fine to Coarse Scale Hassanzadeh H., *Abedi J., Pooladi-Darvish M.
16:00 00387 Hydrodynamics of Progressive Cavity Pumps: Flow Visualizations and CFD Simulations $Alemaskin K., *Nandakumar K., Sundararaj U.
16:20 00388 Numerical Simulations of Two-Phase Solids-Gas Flow through Bins *Sayed M., $Laux H.
16:40 00389 Modeling of the Suspension of Dispersed and Ultradispersed Particles in the Cross-Section of Horizontal Cylindrical Channels *Loria H., Pereira P., Scott C.
17:00 End of Session



Organizer(s) - Carolina Diaz-Goano

From 17:00 until 18:40

17:00 00390 Study of Transition Velocities from Bubbling to Turbulent Fluidization by Wavelet Multi-Resolution Analysis on Absolute Pressure Fluctuations *Leu L.-p., $Yang T.-Y.
17:00 00391 Removal of Carbon Dioxide by Absorption in a Cross-Flow Rotating Packed Bed *Lin C.-C., Chen B.-C.
17:00 00392 Energy Storage by Modeling a Cooling System Abniki F., *Bakhshi E. WITHDRAWN
17:00 00393 Hydrodynamics of Bubbling Fluidized Bed by Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) *Hosseini S.H., $Rahimi R.
17:00 00394 Modeling and Analysis of Gas Holdup in Bubble Columns with Newtonian and Non-Newtonian Fluids Rahimi R., *$Mahdavi S.M.
17:00 00395 Investigation on Forced Water Components and Suitable Doses for the Petroleum Recovery Application at Oil Fields *Phan D.T., Lam Q.H., $Hoang D.T.
17:00 00396 Reliable Determination of Phosphorus in Crude Oil and Fractions *Schmidt K.J., Janzen K.E., Lesage K.

Wednesday AM

FUND8Salon 7

Simulation and Modeling/Transport Phenomena

Organizer(s) - Carolina Diaz-Goano
Chair(s) - Glyn Kennell

10:00 00505 Modeling Crevice Corrosion by Combining Critical Crevice Solution Theory and IR Drop Theory Using the Electrode Coupling Balance $Kennell G.F.S., *Evitts R.W., Heppner K.L.
10:20 00506 A Model for Stresses and Oscillations of a Resonant Cavity Wall *Dehra H.
10:40 00507 Gelation of Wax-Solvent Mixtures with Radial Heat Transfer under Static Conditions Bidmus H.O., Mehrotra A.K.
11:00 00508 Viscous Fingering of Chemically Reactive Flows in Hele-Shaw Cells *Hejazi S.H., Ghesmat K., $Azaiez J.
11:20 00509 Accurate Measurements of Diffusivity and Permeability Coefficients in Membranes Using a Constant Volume System Lashkari S., Yao Y., *Kruczek B.
11:40 00510 Saffman-Taylor Instability of Non-Isothermal Flows in Homogeneous Porous Media Islam M.N., Azaiez J., Maini B.
12:00 End of Session

Wednesday PM

FUND9Salon 7

Transport Phenomena/General

Organizer(s) - Carolina Diaz-Goano
Chair(s) - Shahram Navaee-Ardeh

13:40 00597 1-D Distributed Model of a Continuous Biodrying Process and Comparison with Experimental Results Navaee-Ardeh S., Bertrand F., Stuart P.R.
14:00 00598 Interfacial Mass Transfer Phenomena in Microemulsions *$Acosta E.J., Yuan S., Yip A., Gerber M.
14:20 00599 3D Velocity Profile of a Free-Rising Buoyant Sphere Kryst K., *Karamanev D.
14:40 00600 The Development of a Protein-Based Low pH Soft Drink Using Yellow Mustard Protein Isolate *$Lorenzo L.K.
15:00 00601 Flowability of Moist Pharmaceutical Powders Emery E., Oliver J., Pugsley T., Zhou J.
15:20 Coffee Break
15:40 00602 A Computational Study of NOx and Noise Production in a Pulse Combustor Mujumdar A.S., *Wu Z.H.
16:00 00603 Getting Fuel Gas from the Flare by a Flare Gas Recovery System *$Zadakbar O., Vatani A., Anbia M., Garshasbi V. WITHDRAWN
16:20 End of Session

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