Chemical Process Engineering and Forest Products Research Centre


A.1 – Books
A.2 – Book chapters
A.3 – Articles in SCI journals
A.4 – Articles in non-SCI journals

A – Publications

A.1 – Books

1. L.Q. Lobo, A.G.M. Ferreira, “Termodinâmica e Propriedades Termofísicas, Volume 1, Termodinâmica das Fases”, Imprensa da Universidade de Coimbra, Coimbra, 2006.

2. N.M.C. Oliveira, "Prática de Computação", Imprensa da Universidade de Coimbra, ISBN: 972-8704-74-7, (2006).

3. P.N.N.L. Simões, "Introdução à Teoria da Distribuição de Tempos de Residência", Manuais Universitários, Imprensa da Universidade de Coimbra, ISBN: 972-8704-63-1, (2006).

A.2 – Book chapters

1. M.H.F. Henriques, J.M.S. Rocha, “The Influence of temperature and type of illumination on the biochemical composition and EPA production of Nannochloropsis gaditana”, in “Modern Multidisciplinary Applied Microbiology. Exploiting Microbes and Their Interactions", 166-170, Mendez-Vilas, Antonio (ed.) 1st Edition, July 2006, Wiley – VCH, Weinheim, ISBN­

10: 3-527-31611-6.

2. F. Bernardo, P. Saraiva, S. Simões, “Model-Based Optimal Design of Pharmaceutical Formulations”, Computer-Aided Chemical Engineering, 21A, 829-834, (2006).

3. E.L.T. Conceição, A.A.T.G. Portugal, "A performance comparison of some high breakdown robust estimators for nonlinear parameter estimation", Computer-Aided Chemical Engineering, Vol. 21A, 280-284 (2006).

4. R. Costa, P. Saraiva, P. Elliott, D. Aldridge, G. Moggridge, “Improved Solutions for Zebra Mussel Control – a chemical product engineering approach”, Computer-Aided Chemical Engineering, 21A, 755-761, (2006).

5. B.P.M. Duarte, L.O. Santos, J.S. Mariano, “A Combinatorial Formulation for Optimal Sizing, Scheduling and Shift Policy in Designing the Milling Section of a Ceramic Tile Industrial Plant”, Computer-Aided Chemical Engineering, Vol. 21A, 913-918 (2006).

6. L. Durães, P. Brito, J. Campos, A. Portugal, "Modelling and Simulation of Fe2O3/Aluminum Thermite Combustion: Experimental Validation", Computer-Aided Chemical Engineering, Vol. 21A, 365-370 (2006).

7. N. Faísca, V. Dua, P. Saraiva, B. Rusten, E. Pistikopoulos, “A Global Parametric Programming Optimisation Strategy for Multilevel Problems”, Computer-Aided Chemical Engineering, 21A, 215-220, (2006).

8. J.L. Fernandes, C.I.C. Pinheiro, N. Oliveira, F.R. Ribeiro, "Multiplicity of Steady States in an UOP FCC Unit with High-efficiency Regenerator", Computer-Aided Chemical Engineering, 21B, 1575-1580, (2006).

9. F. Neves, D. Silva, N. Oliveira, F. Mendes, "Multi-objective reactor network synthesis for industrial mass transfer limited processes", Computer-Aided Chemical Engineering, 21A, 1027-1032, (2006).

10. M. Reis, P. Saraiva, “Multiscale SPC in the Presence of Multiresolution Data”, Computer-Aided Chemical Engineering, 21B, 1359-1364, (2006).

11. M. Reis, P. Saraiva, “Multiscale Analysis and Monitoring of Paper Surface”, Computer-Aided Chemical Engineering, 21B, 1173-1178, (2006).

12. L. Durães, R. Santos, A. Correia, J. Campos, A. Portugal, "Thermal Behaviour of Fe2O3/Al Thermite Mixtures in Air and Vacuum Environments", in Shock Compression of Condensed Matter-2005, Part 2, M. D. Furnish, M. L. Elert, T.

P. Russell, C. T. White (Eds.), of AIP Conference Proceedings Series, 845, 956­959 (2006).

13. P. Marques, P. Saraiva, J. Requeijo, capítulo sobre “Projecto para Seis Sigma (DFSS)” integrado no Manual Prático para a Certificação e Gestão da Qualidade com Base nas Normas ISO 9000:2000, p. 1-57, Verlag Dashöfer (2006).

14. P. Sá, P. Saraiva, capítulo sobre “Desdobramento da Função Qualidade” integrado no Manual Prático para a Certificação e Gestão da Qualidade com Base nas Normas ISO 9000:2000, p. 1-80, Verlag Dashöfer (2006).

A.3 – Articles in SCI journals

1. C.M.S.G. Baptista, J.M.A. Cóias, A.C.M. Oliveira, N.M.C. Oliveira, J.M.S. Rocha, M.J. Dempsey, K.C. Lannigan, P.S. Benson, “Natural immobilisation of microorganisms for continuous ethanol production” Enzyme and Microbial Technology, 40, 127-131 (2006).

2. M.E.M. Braga, S.R.M. Moreschi, M.A.A. Meireles, “Effects of supercritical fluid extraction on Curcuma longa L. and Zingiber officinale R. starches.”, Carbohydrate Polymers, 63, n. 3, 340-346, (2006).

3. J.F.J. Coelho, P. Alves, J. Monteiro, M.M. Castro, M. Abreu, P. Gonçalves,

M.H. Gil, “Scale-up of Poly(Vinyl Chloride)-b-Poly(n-Butyl Acrylate)-b­Poly(Vinyl Chloride) prepared by Living Radical Polymerization”. Materials Science Forum, 515, 975-979 (2006).

4. J.F.J. Coelho, M. Carreira, A.V. Popov, V. Percec, M.V. Abreu, P.M.O.F. Gonçalves, M.H. Gil, “Processability and Characterization of Poly(vinyl chloride)-b-Poly(n-butyl acrylate)-b-Poly(vinyl chloride) prepared by Living Radical Polymerization of Vinyl Chloride. Comparison with a flexible commercial resin formulation prepared with PVC and DOP”, Journal of Vinyl Additive and Technology, 12, 156-165 (2006).

5. J.F.J. Coelho, M. Carreira, A.V. Popov, P.M.O.F. Gonçalves, M.H. Gil “Thermal and Mechanical Characterization of Poly(vinyl chloride)-b-Poly(butyl

acrylate)-b-Poly(vinyl chloride) obtained by Single Electron Transfer ­Degenerative Chain Transfer Living Radical Polymerization in water”, European Polymer Science, 42, 2313-2319 (2006).

6. J.F.J. Coelho, P. Gonçalves, D. Miranda, M.H. Gil, “Characterization of suspension Poly(vinyl chloride) resins and narrow Polystyrene standards by size exclusion chromatography with multiple detectors: online right angle laser-light scattering and differential viscometric detectors”, European Polymer Journal, 42, 751-763 (2006)

7. J.F.J. Coelho, A.M.F.P. Silva, A.V. Popov, V. Percec, M.V. Abreu, P.M.O.F. Gonçalves, M.H. Gil, “Polymerization of n-Butyl Acrylate by Single Electron Transfer – Degenerative Chain Transfer in water media”, Journal of Polymer Science Part A: Polymer Chemistry, 44, 2809-2825 (2006)

8. J.F.J. Coelho, A.M.F.P. Silva, A.V. Popov, V. Percec, M.V. Abreu, P.M.O.F. Gonçalves, M.H. Gil, “Synthesis of Poly(vinyl chloride)-b-Poly(n-butyl acrylate)-b-Poly(vinyl chloride) by the Competitive Single-Electron Transfer/Degenerative-Chain Transfer Mediated Living Radical Polymerization in water”, Journal of Polymer Science Part A: Polymer Chemistry, 44, 3001­3008 (2006).

9. P. Coimbra, M.R. Blanco, H.S.R. Costa Silva, M.H. Gil, H.C. de Sousa, “Experimental Determination and Correlation of Artemisinin’s Solubility in Supercritical Carbon Dioxide”, J. Chem. Eng. Data, 51, 1097-1104 (2006).

10. P. Coimbra, C.M.M. Duarte, H.C. de Sousa, “Cubic equation-of-state correlation of the solubility of some anti-inflammatory drugs in supercritical carbon dioxide”, Fluid Phase Equilibria, 239(2), 188-199 (2006).

11. R. Costa, G. Moggridge, P. Saraiva, “Chemical Product Engineering – a Future Paradigm”, Chemical Engineering Progress, Agosto de 2006, 10-14 (2006).

12. R. Costa, G. Moggridge, P. Saraiva, “Chemical Product Engineering: an emerging paradigm within Chemical Engineering”, AIChE Journal, 52 (6), 1976-1986 (2006).

13. A.R.C. Duarte, C.Martins, P. Coimbra, M.H. Gil, H.C. de Sousa, C.M.M. Duarte, “Sorption and Diffusion of Dense Carbon Dioxide in Biocompatible Polymer”, J. Supercritical Fluids”, 38(3), 392-398 (2006).

14. B.P.M. Duarte, A. Reis, “Developing a projects evaluation system based on Multiattribute Value Theory”, Computers & Operations Research, 33, 1488­1504 (2006).

15. A.R.C. Duarte, A.R.S. de Sousa, H.C. de Sousa, M.H.M. Gil, H.T. Jespersen,

C.M.M. Duarte, “Solubility of Dense CO2 in Two Biocompatible Acrylate Copolymers”, Braz. J. Chem. Eng., 23(2), 191-196 (2006).

16. L. Durães, J. Campos, A. Portugal, "Radial Combustion Propagation in Iron(III) Oxide/Aluminum Thermite Mixtures", Propellants, Explosives and Pyrotechnics, 31(1), 42-49 (2006).

17. P. Ferreira, P. Calvinho, A.M.S. Cabrita, E. Schacht, M.H. Gil, “Synthesis and characterization of new methacrylate based hydrogels”, Brazilian Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, 42(3), 419-427 (2006).

18. P. Ferreira, J.F.J. Coelho, K.S.C. R. dos Santos, E.I. Ferreira, M.H. Gil, “Thermal characterization of chitosan grafted membranes to be used as wound dressings”, Journal of Carbohydrate Chemistry, 25, 233-251 (2006).

19. B.J.M.L. Ferreira, M.G.G.M. Duarte, M.H. Gil, “Bioactive composite materials for bone tissue applications”, Materials Science Fórum, 514-516, 985-989 Part 1-2 (2006).

20. L.M. Ferreira, A.N. Falcão, M.H. Gil, “New LDPE copolymeric films with enhanced hydrophilic properties prepared by gama irradiation”, Materials Science Fórum, 514-516, 1034-1038, Part 1-2 (2006).

21. L. Ferreira, M.M. Figueiredo, M.H. Gil, M.A. Ramos, “Structural analysis of dextran-based hydrogels obtained chemoenzymaticaly”, J. Biomed. Mater. Res. Part B: Appl. Biomater., 77B (1) 55 -64 (2006).

22. R.P.F. Guiné, “Moisture diffusivity in pears: Experimental determination and derivation of a mathematical prediction model”, International Journal of Food Science and Technology, 41, 1177-1181 (2006).

23. R.P.F. Guiné, R.M.C. Fernandes, “Analysis of drying kinetics of chestnuts”, Journal of Food Engineering, 76, 460-467 (2006).

24. R.P.F. Guiné, M.A. Ramos, M.M. Figueiredo, “Shrinkage Characteristics and Porosity of Pears Drying”, Drying Technology, 24, 1525 -1530 (2006).

25. L.Q. Lobo, A.G.M. Ferreira, I.M.A. Fonseca, A.M.P. Senra, “Vapour pressure and excess Gibbs energy of binary mixtures of hydrogen sulphide with ethane, propane, and n-butane at temperature of 182.33 K”, J. Chem. Thermodynamics, 38, 1651-1654 (2006).

26. L.Q. Lobo, I.M.A. Fonseca, A.G.M. Ferreira, A.M.P. Senra, “Vapour pressure and excess Gibbs energy of the ternary system {x1CH3F + x2HCl + x3N2O} at temperature of T=182.33 K”, J. Chem. Thermodynamics, 38, 1532-1538 (2006).

27. R.J.G. Lopes, A.M.T. Silva, R.M. Quinta-Ferreira, “Screening of catalysts and effect of temperature for kinetic degradation studies of aromatic compounds during wet oxidation”, Appl. Catal. B: Environm. 59, 310-319 (2006).

28. S.R.M. Moreschi, J. C. Leal, M.E.M. Braga, M.A.A. Meireles, Ginger and turmeric starches hydrolysis using subcritical water + CO2: the effect of the SFE pre-treatment”, Brazilian Journal of Chemical Engineering, 23, n. 2, 235-242, (2006).

29. L.M. Pedroso, P. Simões, A. Portugal, "Cyanuric acid-epichlorohydrin prepolymers", Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 99(6), 3684-3691 (2006).

30. M.I Pinto, D.P. Queiroz, M.H. Gil, A.J. Guiomar, M.N. de Pinho, “ Polyurethane-Polyurea Membranes for Blood Oxygenation”, Materials Science Fórum, 514-516, 863-867 Part 1-2 (2006).

31. D.P. Queiroz, I.M. Pinto, M.C.F. Besteiro, M.H. Gil, A.J.Guiomar,M.N.de Pinho, “Surface and hemocompatibility studies of bi-soft segment polyurethane membranes” , International Journal of Artificial Organs, 29(9), 866-872 (2006).

32. M.J. Quina, M.A. Almeida, R. Santos, J.C. Bordado, R.M. Quinta Ferreira, “Prediction of Solid Waste Incineration Residues Quantity for Valorization in Lightweight Aggregates”, Advanced Materials Forum III, Part 2, 1731-1735 (2006).

33. A. Ramalho, P. Vale Antunes, M.D.B. Carvalho, M.H. Gil, J. Rocha, “Mechanical properties of particle reinforced resin composites”, Materials Science Fórum Vols 514-516, 619-623 (2006).

34. K.S.C.R. dos Santos, J.F.J. Coelho, P. Ferreira, I. Pinto, S. Lorenzetti, E.I. Ferreira, O. Z. Higa, M.H. Gil, “Synthesis and characterization of membranes obtained by graft copolimerization of 2-hydroxyethyl methacrylate and acrylic acid onto chitosan”, International Journal of Pharmaceutics 310, 37-45 (2006).

35. M. Reis, P. Saraiva, “Generalized Multiresolution Decomposition Frameworks for the Analysis of Industrial Data with Uncertainty and Missing Values”, Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 45(18), 6330-6338 (2006).

36. M. Reis, P. Saraiva, “Multiscale Statistical Process Control with Multiresolution Data”, AIChE Journal, 52 (6), 2107-2119 (2006).

37. M. Reis, P. Saraiva, “Heteroscedastic Latent Variable Modelling with Applications to Multivariate Statistical Process Control”, Chemometrics and Intelligent Laboratory Systems, 80, 57-66 (2006).

A.4 – Articles in non-SCI journals

38. M.J.M.C. Barroca, R.P.F. Guiné, A. Pinto, F.M. Gonçalves, D.M.S. Ferreira, “Chemical and microbiological characterization of Portuguese varieties of pears, Food and Bioproducts Processing”: Trans IchemE, part C, 84(C2), 109­113 (2006).

39. R. Costa, G. Moggridge, P. Saraiva, “Chemical Product Engineering: the future?”, The Chemical Engineer (TCE), Novembro de 2006, 25-27 (2006).

40. B.P.M. Duarte, M.N. Coelho Pinheiro, D.C.M. Silva, M.J. Moura, “Validating the equilibrium stage model for an azeotropic system in a laboratorial distillation column”, Chemical Engineering Education, Summer, 195-202 (2006).

41. R.P.F. Guiné, “Influence of the drying method on the density and porosity of pears”, Food and Bioproducts Processing: Trans IchemE, part C, 84(C3), 179­185 (2006).

42. M. Reis, P. Saraiva, “Multiscale Statistical Process Control of Paper Surface Profiles”, Quality Technology and Quantitative Management-QTQM, 3(3), 263­282 (2006).

43. J.N. Simões, M.G.V.S. Carvalho “Supporting Computer Tools for Learning/Teaching Heat Transfer Phenomena” Engª Química, 4, 45-48 (2006).

44. P. Ferreira, M.H. Gil, “Polissacarídeos como biomateriais” Química, 100, 72-74 (2006).

45. P. Marques, J. Requeijo, P. Saraiva, “Seis Sigma: estratégia para a inovação e criação de valor”, Qualidade, XXXV (1), 41-48 (2006).

46. J.M.S Rocha, “Hidrogénio como combustível: do sonho à realidade”, Engenharia Química, 2, 36-42 (1º Trimestre 2006).

47. P. Sampaio, P. Saraiva, L. Fonseca, A. Rodrigues, “Estudo do Fenómeno Certificação ISO 9000: algumas questões, respostas e abordagens”, Qualidade, XXXV (1), 30-36 (2006).