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Estimation of Pore Size Distribution of Amorphous Silica-Based Membrane by the Activation Energies of Gas Permeation
Processes, Volume 6, Issue 12 (December 2018)


Table of Contents

Cover Story
Estimation of Pore Size Distribution of Amorphous Silica-Based Membrane by the Activation Energies of Gas Permeation<http://www.mdpi.com/2227-9717/6/12/239>
Guozhao Ji, Xuechao Gao, Simon Smart, Suresh K. Bhatia, Geoff Wang, Kamel Hooman and João C. Diniz da Costa
Processes 2018, 6(12), 239; doi:10.3390/pr6120239<http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/pr6120239>
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Featured Papers
Influence of Thermal Conditions on Particle Properties in Fluidized Bed Layering Granulation<http://www.mdpi.com/2227-9717/6/12/235>
Christoph Neugebauer, Andreas Bück, Stefan Palis, Lisa Mielke, Evangelos Tsotsas and Achim Kienle
Processes 2018, 6(12), 235; doi:10.3390/pr6120235<http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/pr6120235>
Modeling and Simulation of Energy Systems: A Review<http://www.mdpi.com/2227-9717/6/12/238>
Avinash Shankar Rammohan Subramanian, Truls Gundersen and Thomas Alan Adams
Processes 2018, 6(12), 238; doi:10.3390/pr6120238<http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/pr6120238>
Parameter Identification For Continuous Fluidized Bed Spray Agglomeration<http://www.mdpi.com/2227-9717/6/12/246>
Ievgen Golovin, Gerd Strenzke, Robert Dürr, Stefan Palis, Andreas Bück, Evangelos Tsotsas and Achim Kienle
Processes 2018, 6(12), 246; doi:10.3390/pr6120246<http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/pr6120246>
Modeling and Simulation Studies of a Novel Coupled Plug Flow Crystallizer for the Continuous Separation of Conglomerate-Forming Enantiomers<http://www.mdpi.com/2227-9717/6/12/247>
Aniruddha Majumder
Processes 2018, 6(12), 247; doi:10.3390/pr6120247<http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/pr6120247>
Recent Progress of Plasma-Assisted Nitrogen Fixation Research: A Review<http://www.mdpi.com/2227-9717/6/12/248>
Sirui Li, Jose A. Medrano, Volker Hessel and Fausto Gallucci
Processes 2018, 6(12), 248; doi:10.3390/pr6120248<http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/pr6120248>
Offshore Power Plants Integrating a Wind Farm: Design Optimisation and Techno-Economic Assessment Based on Surrogate Modelling<http://www.mdpi.com/2227-9717/6/12/249>
Luca Riboldi and Lars O. Nord
Processes 2018, 6(12), 249; doi:10.3390/pr6120249<http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/pr6120249>
Dual Population Balance Monte Carlo Simulation of Particle Synthesis by Flame Spray Pyrolysis<http://www.mdpi.com/2227-9717/6/12/253>
Ivan Skenderović, Gregor Kotalczyk and Frank Einar Kruis
Processes 2018, 6(12), 253; doi:10.3390/pr6120253<http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/pr6120253>
An Analysis of Uncertainty Propagation Methods Applied to Breakage Population Balance<http://www.mdpi.com/2227-9717/6/12/255>
Satyajeet Bhonsale, Dries Telen, Bard Stokbroekx and Jan Van Impe
Processes 2018, 6(12), 255; doi:10.3390/pr6120255<http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/pr6120255>
Low-Temperature Steam Reforming of Natural Gas after LPG-Enrichment with MFI Membranes<http://www.mdpi.com/2227-9717/6/12/263>
Dominik Seeburg, Dongjing Liu, Radostina Dragomirova, Hanan Atia, Marga-Martina Pohl, Hadis Amani, Gabriele Georgi, Stefanie Kreft and Sebastian Wohlrab
Processes 2018, 6(12), 263; doi:10.3390/pr6120263<http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/pr6120263>
A General Model for Estimating Emissions from Integrated Power Generation and Energy Storage. Case Study: Integration of Solar Photovoltaic Power and Wind Power with Batteries<http://www.mdpi.com/2227-9717/6/12/267>
Ian Miller, Emre Gençer and Francis M. O’Sullivan
Processes 2018, 6(12), 267; doi:10.3390/pr6120267<http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/pr6120267>
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Research
Other Topics
Feasibility of Using Gangue and Fly Ash as Filling Slurry Materials<http://www.mdpi.com/2227-9717/6/12/232>
Hao Wang, Jian Jiao, Yumin Wang and Weisheng Du
Processes 2018, 6(12), 232; doi:10.3390/pr6120232<http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/pr6120232>
Effects of Cyclic Wetting-Drying Conditions on Elastic Modulus and Compressive Strength of Sandstone and Mudstone<http://www.mdpi.com/2227-9717/6/12/234>
Shiyuan Huang, Junjie Wang, Zhenfeng Qiu and Kai Kang
Processes 2018, 6(12), 234; doi:10.3390/pr6120234<http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/pr6120234>
Experimental Studies on Corrosion Behavior of Ceramic Surface Coating using Different Deposition Techniques on 6082-T6 Aluminum Alloy<http://www.mdpi.com/2227-9717/6/12/240>
Ali Algahtani, Essam R.I. Mahmoud, Sohaib Z. Khan and Vineet Tirth
Processes 2018, 6(12), 240; doi:10.3390/pr6120240<http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/pr6120240>
Wheat Germ Drying with Different Time-Temperature Combinations in a Fluidized Bed Dryer<http://www.mdpi.com/2227-9717/6/12/245>
Der-Sheng Chan and Meng-I Kuo
Processes 2018, 6(12), 245; doi:10.3390/pr6120245<http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/pr6120245>
Two-Step Many-Objective Optimal Power Flow Based on Knee Point-Driven Evolutionary Algorithm<http://www.mdpi.com/2227-9717/6/12/250>
Yahui Li and Yang Li
Processes 2018, 6(12), 250; doi:10.3390/pr6120250<http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/pr6120250>
A Multi-Criteria Decision-Making (MCDM) Approach Using Hybrid SCOR Metrics, AHP, and TOPSIS for Supplier Evaluation and Selection in the Gas and Oil Industry<http://www.mdpi.com/2227-9717/6/12/252>
Chia-Nan Wang, Ying-Fang Huang, I-Fang Cheng and Van Thanh Nguyen
Processes 2018, 6(12), 252; doi:10.3390/pr6120252<http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/pr6120252>
Experimental Study on Compression Deformation and Permeability Characteristics of Grading Broken Gangue under Stress<http://www.mdpi.com/2227-9717/6/12/257>
Yu Zhang, Wei Zhou, Ming Li and Zhanqing Chen
Processes 2018, 6(12), 257; doi:10.3390/pr6120257<http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/pr6120257>
Multiresponse Optimization of Ultrasonic-Assisted Extraction for Aurantii Fructus to Obtain High Yield of Antioxidant Flavonoids Using a Response Surface Methodology<http://www.mdpi.com/2227-9717/6/12/258>
Yingjie He, Yun Chen, Yiting Shi, Kanghong Zhao, Haiyan Tan, Jianguo Zeng, Qi Tang and Hongqi Xie
Processes 2018, 6(12), 258; doi:10.3390/pr6120258<http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/pr6120258>
Receding Horizon Optimization of Wind Farm Active Power Distribution with Power Tracking Error and Transmission Loss<http://www.mdpi.com/2227-9717/6/12/259>
Jingchun Chu, Ling Yuan, Zhongwei Lin, Wei Xu and Zhenyu Chen
Processes 2018, 6(12), 259; doi:10.3390/pr6120259<http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/pr6120259>
Business Model Innovation of Industry 4.0 Solution Providers Towards Customer Process Innovation<http://www.mdpi.com/2227-9717/6/12/260>
Julian Marius Müller and Simon Däschle
Processes 2018, 6(12), 260; doi:10.3390/pr6120260<http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/pr6120260>
Polyphenols from Red Vine Leaves Using Alternative Processing Techniques<http://www.mdpi.com/2227-9717/6/12/262>
Simone Bachtler and Hans-Jörg Bart
Processes 2018, 6(12), 262; doi:10.3390/pr6120262<http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/pr6120262>
Analysis of the Difficulties of SMEs in Industry 4.0 Applications by Analytical Hierarchy Process and Analytical Network Process<http://www.mdpi.com/2227-9717/6/12/264>
Ali Sevinç, Şeyda Gür and Tamer Eren
Processes 2018, 6(12), 264; doi:10.3390/pr6120264<http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/pr6120264>
Biological Systems
Preparation, Characterization, and Sludge Conditioning of Cationic Polyacrylamide Synthesized by a Novel UVA-Initiated System<http://www.mdpi.com/2227-9717/6/12/233>
Qingqing Guan, Guocheng Zhu, Yi Liao, Jin Xu, Xiaoxu Sun, Fang Tian, Jiaxing Xu and Minghan Luo
Processes 2018, 6(12), 233; doi:10.3390/pr6120233<http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/pr6120233>
A New Method for the Process Division and Effect Evaluation of Coagulation Based on Particle Size Fractal Dimension<http://www.mdpi.com/2227-9717/6/12/237>
Yuwen Zhu and Haoyu Li
Processes 2018, 6(12), 237; doi:10.3390/pr6120237<http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/pr6120237>
An Efficient Solitary Senior Citizens Care Algorithm and Application: Considering Emotional Care for Big Data Collection<http://www.mdpi.com/2227-9717/6/12/244>
Jun-Ho Huh
Processes 2018, 6(12), 244; doi:10.3390/pr6120244<http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/pr6120244>
Information Extraction from Retinal Images with Agent-Based Technology<http://www.mdpi.com/2227-9717/6/12/254>
Pablo Chamoso, Sara Rodríguez, Luis García-Ortiz and Juan Manuel Corchado
Processes 2018, 6(12), 254; doi:10.3390/pr6120254<http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/pr6120254>
Computational Methods
Electrical Energy Management Based on a Hybrid Artificial Neural Network-Particle Swarm Optimization-Integrated Two-Stage Non-Intrusive Load Monitoring Process in Smart Homes<http://www.mdpi.com/2227-9717/6/12/236>
Yu-Hsiu Lin and Yu-Chen Hu
Processes 2018, 6(12), 236; doi:10.3390/pr6120236<http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/pr6120236>
Numerical Simulations of Dynamic Pipeline-Vessel Response on a Deepwater S-Laying Vessel<http://www.mdpi.com/2227-9717/6/12/261>
Yingfei Zan, Lihao Yuan, Kuo Huang, Song Ding and Zhaohui Wu
Processes 2018, 6(12), 261; doi:10.3390/pr6120261<http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/pr6120261>
Effect of Control Horizon in Model Predictive Control for Steam/Water Loop in Large-Scale Ships<http://www.mdpi.com/2227-9717/6/12/265>
Shiquan Zhao, Anca Maxim, Sheng Liu, Robin De Keyser and Clara Ionescu
Processes 2018, 6(12), 265; doi:10.3390/pr6120265<http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/pr6120265>
Chemical Systems
Intensification of Reactive Distillation for TAME Synthesis Based on the Analysis of Multiple Steady-State Conditions<http://www.mdpi.com/2227-9717/6/12/241>
Takehiro Yamaki, Keigo Matsuda, Duangkamol Na-Ranong and Hideyuki Matsumoto
Processes 2018, 6(12), 241; doi:10.3390/pr6120241<http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/pr6120241>
A Data-Driven Reaction Network for the Fluid Catalytic Cracking of Waste Feeds<http://www.mdpi.com/2227-9717/6/12/243>
José Ignacio Alvira, Idoia Hita, Elena Rodríguez, José M. Arandes and Pedro Castaño
Processes 2018, 6(12), 243; doi:10.3390/pr6120243<http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/pr6120243>
Theoretical Methodology of a High-Flux Coal-Direct Chemical Looping Combustion System<http://www.mdpi.com/2227-9717/6/12/251>
Xiaojia Wang, Xianli Liu, Zhaoyang Jin, Jiewen Zhu and Baosheng Jin
Processes 2018, 6(12), 251; doi:10.3390/pr6120251<http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/pr6120251>
A Green Process for the Extraction and Purification of Hesperidin from Mexican Lime Peel (Citrus aurantifolia Swingle) that is Extendible to the Citrus Genus<http://www.mdpi.com/2227-9717/6/12/266>
J. Daniel Padilla de la Rosa, Priscilla Ruiz-Palomino, Enrique Arriola-Guevara, Jorge García-Fajardo, Georgina Sandoval and Guadalupe M. Guatemala-Morales
Processes 2018, 6(12), 266; doi:10.3390/pr6120266<http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/pr6120266>
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Editorial
Special Issue on “Biological Networks”<http://www.mdpi.com/2227-9717/6/12/242>
Rudiyanto Gunawan and Neda Bagheri
Processes 2018, 6(12), 242; doi:10.3390/pr6120242<http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/pr6120242>
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Project Report
Full-Scale Processing by Anaerobic Baffle Reactor, Sequencing Batch Reactor, and Sand Filter for Treating High-Salinity Wastewater from Offshore Oil Rigs<http://www.mdpi.com/2227-9717/6/12/256>
Wenjie Zhang, Yuan Wei and Yue Jin
Processes 2018, 6(12), 256; doi:10.3390/pr6120256<http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/pr6120256>
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