Dear Readers,

We are pleased to announce the publication of the following issue of Processes:

Processes, Volume 4, Issue 4 (December 2016)

Table of Contents

Special Issue Biomedical Systems Control

Review: Embedded Control in Wearable Medical Devices: Application to the Artificial Pancreas
by Stamatina Zavitsanou, Ankush Chakrabarty, Eyal Dassau and Francis J. Doyle
Processes 2016, 4(4), 35; doi:10.3390/pr4040035

Review: Algorithms for a Single Hormone Closed-Loop Artificial Pancreas: Challenges Pertinent to Chemical Process Operations and Control
by B. Wayne Bequette, Faye Cameron, Nihat Baysal, Daniel P. Howsmon, Bruce A. Buckingham, David M. Maahs and Carol J. Levy
Processes 2016, 4(4), 39; doi:10.3390/pr4040039

Article: Modeling and Hemofiltration Treatment of Acute Inflammation
by Robert S. Parker, Justin S. Hogg, Anirban Roy, John A. Kellum, Thomas Rimmelé, Silvia Daun-Gruhn, Morgan V. Fedorchak, Isabella E. Valenti, William J. Federspiel, Jonathan Rubin, Yoram Vodovotz, Claudio Lagoa and Gilles Clermont
Processes 2016, 4(4), 38; doi:10.3390/pr4040038


Special Issue Process Intensification – improve efficiency by clever process/reactor designs

Project Report: Process Intensification in Fuel Cell CHP Systems, the ReforCELL Project
by José Luis Viviente, Sylvie Escribano, Giampaolo Manzolini, Marit Stange, Carlo Tregambe, Leonardo Roses, Arjan J. J. Koekkoek, Cécile Guignard, Arnaud Dauriat and Fausto Gallucci
Processes 2016, 4(4), 37; doi:10.3390/pr4040037

Article: Design of a Multi-Tube Pd-Membrane Module for Tritium Recovery from He in DEMO
by Marco Incelli, Alessia Santucci, Silvano Tosti and Maurizio Carlini
Processes 2016, 4(4), 40; doi:10.3390/pr4040040

Article: An Integrated Membrane Process for Butenes Production
by Leonardo Melone, Adele Brunetti, Enrico Drioli and Giuseppe Barbieri
Processes 2016, 4(4), 42; doi:10.3390/pr4040042

Article: Techno-Economic Feasibility Study of Renewable Power Systems for a Small-Scale Plasma-Assisted Nitric Acid Plant in Africa
by Aikaterini Anastasopoulou, Sughosh Butala, Bhaskar Patil, John Suberu, Martin Fregene, Juergen Lang, Qi Wang and Volker Hessel
Processes 2016, 4(4), 54; doi:10.3390/pr4040054


Special Issue Emulsification Processes

Review: Optical Measuring Methods for the Investigation of High-Pressure Homogenisation
by Ariane Bisten and Heike P. Schuchmann
Processes 2016, 4(4), 41; doi:10.3390/pr4040041

Review: Extending Applications of High-Pressure Homogenization by Using Simultaneous Emulsification and Mixing (SEM)—An Overview
by Vanessa Gall, Marc Runde and Heike P. Schuchmann
Processes 2016, 4(4), 46; doi:10.3390/pr4040046

Article: The Influence of Viscosity on the Static and Dynamic Properties of PS-PEO Covered Emulsion Drops
by Damith P. Rozairo and Andrew B. Croll
Processes 2016, 4(4), 47; doi:10.3390/pr4040047

Article: From Single Microparticles to Microfluidic Emulsification: Fundamental Properties (Solubility, Density, Phase Separation) from Micropipette Manipulation of Solvent, Drug and Polymer Microspheres
by Koji Kinoshita, Elisa Parra, Abdirazak Hussein, Anders Utoft, Prasad Walke, Robin de Bruijn and David Needham
Processes 2016, 4(4), 49; doi:10.3390/pr4040049

Article: Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD)-Based Droplet Size Estimates in Emulsification Equipment
by Jo Janssen and Roy Mayer
Processes 2016, 4(4), 50; doi:10.3390/pr4040050


Special Issue Real-Time Optimization

Article: Combined Estimation and Optimal Control of Batch Membrane Processes
by Martin Jelemenský, Daniela Pakšiová, Radoslav Paulen, Abderrazak Latifi and Miroslav Fikar
Processes 2016, 4(4), 43; doi:10.3390/pr4040043

Article: Performance Evaluation of Real Industrial RTO Systems
by Maurício M. Câmara, André D. Quelhas and José Carlos Pinto
Processes 2016, 4(4), 44; doi:10.3390/pr4040044

Article: A Study of Explorative Moves during Modifier Adaptation with Quadratic Approximation
by Weihua Gao, Reinaldo Hernández and Sebastian Engell
Processes 2016, 4(4), 45; doi:10.3390/pr4040045

Article: Online Optimization Applied to a Shockless Explosion Combustor
by Jan-Simon Schäpel, Thoralf G. Reichel, Rupert Klein, Christian Oliver Paschereit and Rudibert King
Processes 2016, 4(4), 48; doi:10.3390/pr4040048

Article: Model Predictive Control of the Exit Part Temperature for an Austenitization Furnace
by Hari S. Ganesh, Thomas F. Edgar and Michael Baldea
Processes 2016, 4(4), 53; doi:10.3390/pr4040053

Article: Real-Time Optimization under Uncertainty Applied to a Gas Lifted Well Network
by Dinesh Krishnamoorthy, Bjarne Foss and Sigurd Skogestad
Processes 2016, 4(4), 52; doi:10.3390/pr4040052

Review: Modifier Adaptation for Real-Time Optimization—Methods and Applications
by Alejandro G. Marchetti, Grégory François, Timm Faulwasser and Dominique Bonvin
Processes 2016, 4(4), 55; doi:10.3390/pr4040055



Further Publications

Article: Operator Training Simulator for an Industrial Bioethanol Plant
by Inga Gerlach, Sören Tholin, Volker C. Hass and Carl-Fredrik Mandenius
Processes 2016, 4(4), 34; doi:10.3390/pr4040034

Review: A Review on the Dissection of Quenched Blast Furnaces—Spanning from the Early 1950s to the 1970s
by Wei Zhang
Processes 2016, 4(4), 36; doi:10.3390/pr4040036

Special Issues Open for Submissions

Water Soluble Polymers
(Deadline: 31 January 2017)

Process System Engineering for More Efficient Power and Chemicals Production
(Deadline: 31 March 2017)

Process Data Analytics
(Deadline: 31 March 2017)

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