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. Fundamentos de Balanços de Energia, Isabel M.A. Fonseca, Ana Paula Egas, Imprensa da Universidade de Coimbra, 2009.

A.2 – Book chapters

1. M.G. Carvalho, C.F.A. Baptista, C.V.T. Mendes, J.M.S. Rocha, “Hemicelluloses: from wood to the fermenter”, In Current Research Topics in Applied Microbiology and Microbial Biotechnology", World Scientific Publishing Co., pp 46-50, 2009.

2. J.F.J. Coelho, P. Ferreira, A.C. Fonseca, A.F. Fernandes, P. Pereira, R. Seiça,

M.H. Gil, “Advanced Drug Delivery Systems in Diabetes Treatment”, Cap. 16, pp. 285-303 In: “Predictive Diagnostics and Personalized Treatment: Dream or Reality?", Nova Science Publishers, New York, USA. 2009.

3. A.M.A. Dias, Eugénio C. Ferreira “Computational Intelligence Techniques for Supervision and Diagnostic of Biological Wastewater Treatment Systems” in Computational Intelligent Techniques for Bioprocess Modelling, Supervision and Control, Series: Studies in Computational Intelligence, Vol. 218, M.C. Nicoletti and L.C. Jain (Eds.), Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 127-162, 2009.

4. J.M.S. Rocha, L.F.F. Gomes, C.V.T. Mendes, M.G.V.S. Carvalho, C.M.S.G. Baptista, “Xylose from Eucalyptus globulus wood as a raw material for bioethanol production”, In Current Research Topics in Applied Microbiology and Microbial Biotechnology", World Scientific Publishing Co., pp 475-480, 2009.

5. M.H.F. Henriques, J.M.S. Rocha, “Influence of light:dark cycle in cellular composition of Nannochloropsis gaditana", Current Research Topics in Applied Microbiology and Microbial Biotechnology", edited by Antonio Mendez-Vilas, World Scientific Publishing Co., (2009), 273-277.

6. J.F.O. Granjo, B.P.M. Duarte, N.M.C. Oliveira, "Kinetic Models for the Homogeneous Alkaline and Acid Catalysis in Biodiesel Production", in R.B. Alves, C.O. do Nascimento, E. Biscaia, (Eds.), Computer Aided Chemical Engineering 27, Proc. 10th International Symposium on Process Systems Engineering, PSE'09, 483-488, Elsevier, Amsterdam, 2009.

7. D.M.J. Machado, F.J.M. Neves, F.P. Mendes, P.P. Araújo, B.P.M. Duarte,

N.M.C. Oliveira, "Systematic selection of extraction solvents in the aromatics production", in J. Jezowski, J. Thullie, (Eds.), Computer Aided Chemical Engineering 26, Proc. of the 19th European Symposium on Computer-Aided Process Engineering, ESCAPE-19, 75-80, Elsevier, Amsterdam, 2009.

8. 4. M.S. Reis, B. Bakshi, P. Saraiva, “Denoising and Signal to Noise (SNR) Enhancement: Wavelet Transform and Fourier Transform”, Comprehensive Chemometrics, editado por S. Brown, R. Tauler e B. Walczak, volume 2, p. 25­55, Elsevier 2009.

9. M.S. Reis, A. Bauer, “Using Wavelet Texture Analysis in Image-Based Classification and Statistical Process Control of Paper Surface Quality”, Computer-Aided Chemical Engineering, vol. 27. Editado por Rita Maria de Brito Alves, Claudio Augusto Oller do Nascimento, Evaristo Chalbaud Biscaia, Jr.: Elsevier (2009). ISBN-13: 978-0-444-53472-9. p. 1209-1214.

10. P. Sampaio, P. Saraiva, “Certificação” integrado no Manual Prático para a Certificação e Gestão da Qualidade nas Organizações, 60 páginas com sucessivas actualizações e expansões, Verlag Dashöfer 2009.

11. P. Sampaio, P. Saraiva, “Alterações Normativas” integrado no Manual Prático para a Certificação e Gestão da Qualidade nas Organizações, 8 páginas com sucessivas actualizações e expansões, Verlag Dashöfer 2009.

A.3 – Articles in SCI journals

1. A.G.M. Ferreira, L.Q. Lobo, “The vaporization properties of krypton and xenon”,

J. Chem. Thermodynamics, 41, 809-815, 2009.

2. A.G.M. Ferreira, L.Q.Lobo, “Nitrous oxide: saturation properties and the phase diagram”, J. Chem. Thermodynamics, 41, 1394-1399, 2009.

3. H.F. Costa, R.L. Gardas, I. Johnson, I.M.A. Fonseca, A.G. M.Ferreira “PVT Property Measurements for Ethyl Propionate, Ethyl Butyrate, and Ethyl Pentanoate Esters from (298 to 393) K and up to 35 MPa” J. Chem. Eng. Data, 54 (2), 256-262, 2009.

4. H.F. Costa, H. Lourenço I. Johnson, F.A.M.M. Gonçalves, A.G.M. Ferreira,

I.M.A. Fonseca, "Liquid-Liquid Equilibria, Density, Viscosity, and Surface and Interfacial Tension of the System Water + n-Butyl Acetate + 1-Propanol at 323.15 K and Atmospheric Pressure", J. Chem. Eng. Data, 54, 2845–2854, 2009.

5. P. Alves, J.P. Kaiser, J. Haack, N. Salk, A. Bruinink, H.C. Sousa, M.H. Gil, “Surface modification of thermoplastic polyuretnane in order to enhance reactivity and avoid cell adhesion”, Colloid Polym Sci, 287, 1469, 2009.

6. P. Alves, J.F.J. Coelho, J. Haack, A. Bruinink, M.H. Gil, “Surface modification and characterization of thermoplastic polyurethane” European Polym J., 45, 5, 1412, 2009.

7. J. Branquinho, J.A.C Alves, S. Carvalho, J. Moniz, F. Oliveira, M.H. Gil, “Fluorinated additives for stain-resistant matt latex paints”, J. Coatings Technology and Research, 6, 483-491, 2009.

8. J.F.J. Coelho, J. Góis, A.C. Fonseca, M.H. Gil, “Synthesis of Poly(2-methoxyethyl acrylate) by Single Electron Transfer-Degenerative Transfer Living Radical Polymerization Catalyzed by Na2S2O4 in Water”, J. Polymer Sci Part A – Polym Chemistry , 47, 17: 4454, 2009.

9. J.F.J. Coelho, P.V. Mendonça, V. Percec A.V. Popov, PMOF Gonçalves, MH Gil, “Synthesis of High Glass Transition Temperature Copolymers based on Poly(vinyl chloride) via Single Electron Transfer – Degenerative Chain Transfer Living Radical Polymerization (SET-DTLRP) of Vinyl Chloride in Water”, J. Polym Sci, Part A: Polymer Chemistry, 47, 7021-7031, 2009.

10. A.M.A. Dias, F Llovell, J.A.P. Coutinho, I.M. Marrucho, L.F. Vega, “Thermodynamic characterization of pure perfluoroalkanes, including interfacial and second order derivative properties, using the crossover soft-SAFT EoS”, Fluid Phase Equilibria, 286 (2) 134-143, 2009.

11. P.J. Ferreira, J.A. Gamelas, I.M. Moutinho, A.G. Ferreira, N. Gómez, C. Molleda,

M.M. Figueiredo, “Application of FT-IR-ATR spectroscopy to evaluate the penetration of surface sizing agents into the paper structure”, Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 48, 3867-3872, 2009.

12. M.M. Figueiredo J. Henriques, G. Martins, F. Guerra, F. Judas, H. Figueiredo, “Physicochemical characterization of biomaterials commonly used in dentistry as bone substitutes – Comparison with human bone”, J. Biomed. Mat. Res. part B, 92-B, 409-419, 2009.

13. A.R. Gaspar, J.A.F. Gamelas, D.V. Evtuguin, C. Pascoal Neto, "Polyoxometalate­catalysed oxygen delignification process: kinetic studies, delignification sequences and reuse of HPA 5 MnII aqueous solution”, Chem. Eng. Comm., 186, 801-811, 2009.

14. P.E.G. Loureiro, P.J. Ferreira, D.V. Evtyugin, M.G.S.V. Carvalho, “Effect of the Final Bleaching Stage on Eucalyptus Kraft Pulp Properties – a Comparison between Hydrogen Peroxide and Chlorine Dioxide”, Pulp & Paper Canada, 110(9), 23, 2009.

15. J. Maia, M.P. Ribeiro, C. Ventura, M.H. Gil “Ocular injectable formulation assessment for oxidized dextran-based hydrogels”, Acta Biomaterialia, 5 -6, 1948, 2009.

16. M.R. Martins, J. A.F. Gamelas, D.V. Evuguin, H.M. Carapuça, “ Electrochemical bleaching of Kraft pulp employing polyoxometalates” , Pulp and Paper Canada, 110 (91):18, 2009.

17. C.V.T. Mendes, C.M.S.G. Baptista, J.M.S. Rocha, M.G.V.S. Carvalho, “Prehydrolysis of Eucalyptus globulus hemicelluloses prior to pulping and fermentation of the hydrolysates with the yeast Pichia stipitis”, Holzforschung, 63, 6 , 737-743, 2009.

18. C.V.T Mendes, M.G.V.S. Carvalho, C.M.S.G. Baptista, J.M.S. Rocha, B.I.G. Soares, G.D.A. Sousa, “Valorisation of hardwood hemicelluloses in the kraft pulping process by using na integrated biorefinery concept”, Food and Bioproducts Engineering, 87, C3, 197-207, 2009.

19. D.P. Mesquita, O. Dias, A.M.A. Dias, A.L. Amaral, E.C. Ferreira, “Correlation between sludge settling ability and image analysis information using partial least squares”, Analytica Chimica Acta, 642(1-2) 94-101, 2009.

20. J.P Monteiro, M.G. Rasteiro, J.M. Barata, “An experimental investigation on the relative roles of energy input, surface tension, and viscosity on the breakup of a liquid drop”, Atomization and Sprays, 19(12):1193–1207, 2009.

21. I.T. Moutinho, M. Kleen, M.M. Figueiredo, P.J. Ferreira, “ Effect of surface sizing on the surface chemistry of Eucalyptus containing paper”, Holzsforschung, 63 (3): 282-289, 2009.

22. J.A.G.C.R. Pais, L.M.G.A. Ferreira, “Estimation of stream compositions in reverse osmosis seawater desalination systems”, Desalination and Water Treatment, 1, pg. 82-87, 2009.

23. M.G. Rasteiro, A. Tomás, L.G. Ferreira, S. Figueiredo, “PVC Paste Rheology: Study of Process Dependencies”, J. Applied Polym Sci, Vol. 112, 2809–2821, 2009.

24. N. Rocha, J.A.F. Gamelas, P.M. Gonçalves, M.H. Gil, J.T. Guthrie, “Influence of physical–chemical interactions on the thermal stability and surface properties of poly(vinyl chloride)-b-poly(hydroxypropylacrylate)-b-poly(vinyl chloride) block copolymers”, European Polym J., 45, 3389-3398, 2009.

25. N. Rocha, J.F.J. Coelho, A.C. Fonseca, M.H. Gil “Poly(vinyl Chloride) and Wood Flour Press Mould Composites: New Bonding Strategies”, J. Applied Polym Sci, 113, 4, 2727, 2009.

26. N. Rocha, A. Kazlauciunas, M.H .Gil, J.T. Guthrie, “Poly(vinyl chloride)-wood flour press mould composites: The influence of raw materials on performance properties”, Composites Part A – Applied Sci and Manufacturing, 40, 5, 653-661, 2009.

27. M.C. Sarraguca, A. Paulo, M.M. Alves, A.M.A. Dias, J.A. Lopes, E.C. Ferreira, “Quantitative monitoring of an activated sludge reactor using on-line UV-visible and near-infrared spectroscopy”, Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry, 395(4) 1159-1166, 2009.

28. A.L.D. Silva, S. Fateixa, A.J. Guiomar, B.F.O. Costa, N.J.O. Silva, T. Trindade,

B.J. Goodfellow, A.M. Gil, "Biofunctionalized magnetic hydrogel nanospheres of magnetite and k-carrageenan", Nanotechnology, 20, 355602, 2009.

29. P.N. Simões, J.F.J. Coelho, P.M.F.O. Gonçalves, M.H. Gil. "Comparative non-isothermal kinetic analysis of thermal degradation of poly(vinyl chloride) prepared by living and conventional free radical polymerization methods". European Polym

J. 45, 1949-1959, 2009.

30. A.P.M. Tavares, R.O. Cristóvão, J.A.F. Gamelas, J.M. Loureiro, R.A.R. Boaventura, E.A. Macedo, “Sequential decolourization of reactive textile dyes by laccase mediator system”, J. Chemical Technology and Biotechnology, 84, 442­446, 2009.

31. A. Tomás, M.H. Gil, J.C. Bordado, “Preparation of Poly(vinyl chloride) Latexes Using a Dual Surfactant System: The Effect in the Particle Size Distribution”, J. Applied Polym Sci, 112, 3, 1416, 2009.

32. A. Tomás, M.G. Rasteiro, L.M. Ferreira, S. Figueiredo, “Rheology of Poly(vinyl chloride) Plastisol: Effect of a Particular Non-ionic Cosurfactant”, J Applied Polym Sci, 115, 599–607, 2009.

33. B.P.M. Duarte, L.O. Santos, J.S. Mariano, ``Optimal sizing, scheduling and shift policy of the grinding section of a ceramic tile plant'', Computers & Operations Research, 36, p. 1825-1834, 2009.

34. A. Pereira, M. Reis, P. Saraiva, “Quality Control of Food Products Using Image Analysis and Multivariate Statistical Tools”, Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 48(2), p. 988-998, 2009.

35. M.S. Reis, C. Abreu, M. Heitor, J. Ataíde, P. Saraiva, “A New Procedure for the Routine Assessment of Paper Diagonal”, TAPPI Journal, 8(10), p. 20-26, 2009.

36. P. Portugal, M. Reis, C.G Baptista, “Extending model prediction ability for the formation of nitrophenols in benzene nitration”, Chemical Engineering Transactions, 17, 117-122, 2009.

37. M.S. Reis, “A multiscale empirical modeling framework for system identification”, Journal of Process Control. 19:9, 1546-1557, 2009.

38. M.S. Reis, A. Bauer, “Wavelet texture analysis of on-line acquired images for paper formation assessment and monitoring”, Chemometrics and Intelligent Laboratory Systems. 95:2, 129-137, 2009.

39. P. Sampaio, P. Saraiva, A. Rodrigues, “An Analysis of ISO 9000 Data in the World and the European Union”, Total Quality Management & Business Excellence, 20(12), 1303-1320, 2009.

40. N. Faísca, P. Saraiva, B. Rustem, E. Pistikopoulos, “A Multi-Parametric Programming Approach for Multilevel and Decentralised Optimisation Problems”, Computational Management Science, 6(4), p. 377-397, 2009.

41. S.A. Cavaco, S. Fernandes, C.M. Augusto, M.M. Quina, L.M. Gando-Ferreira, “Evaluation of chelating resins for chromium(III) removal from industrial effluents”, Journal of Hazardous Materials, Vol. 169, 516-523, 2009.

42. P. Brito, L.M. Gando-Ferreira, A. Portugal, “Simulation of membrane separations using a modified Maxwell-Stefan model”, Chemical Product and Process Modelling, Vol.4, 4, 2009.

43. R.J.G. Lopes, R.M. Quinta-Ferreira, “Turbulence Modelling of Multiphase Flow in High-Pressure Trickle-bed Reactors”, Chemical Engineering Science, 64, 1806­1819, 2009.

44. R.J.G. Lopes, R.M. Quinta-Ferreira, “CFD modelling of multiphase flow distribution in trickle beds”, Chemical Engineering Journal, 147, 2-3, 342-355, 2009.

45. R.J.G. Lopes, R.M. Quinta-Ferreira, “VOF based Model for Multiphase Flow in High-Pressure Trickle-Bed Reactor: Optimization of Numerical Parameters”, A.I.Ch.E. Journal, 55(11), 2920-2933, 2009.

46. R.J.G. Lopes, R.M. Quinta-Ferreira, “Numerical Simulation of Trickle-Bed Reactor Hydrodynamics with RANS-Based Models Using a Volume of Fluid Technique”, Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research 48 (4), 1740-1748, 2009.

47. R.J.G. Lopes, R.M. Quinta-Ferreira, “Evaluation of Multiphase CFD models in Gas-Liquid Packed-Bed Reactors for Pollution Abatement: Euler-Euler and Volume-of-Fluid”, Chemical Engineering Science, 65(1), 291-297, 2009.

48. R.C. Martins, R. Quinta-Ferreira, “Screening of ceria-based and commercial ceramic catalysts for catalytic ozonation of simulated olive mill wastewaters”, Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 48 (3), 1196-1202, 2009.

49. R.C. Martins, R.M. Quinta-Ferreira, “Catalytic ozonation of phenolic acids over a Mn–Ce–O catalyst”, Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, 90, 1-2, 268-277, 2009.

50. R.C. Martins, F.J.R. Abegão, A.M.T. Silva, R.M. Quinta-Ferreira, “Integrated strategy for treatment of winery wastewaters using flocculation, Ozonation and Fenton's oxidation”, Journal of Advanced Oxidation Technologies, 12(2), 255­264, 2009.

51. R.C. Martins, R.M. Quinta-Ferreira, “Manganese Based Catalysts for the Catalytic Remediation of Phenolic Acids by Ozone”, Ozone: Science & Engineering, 31(5), 402-411, 2009.

52. M.J. Quina, J.C.M. Bordado, R.M. Quinta Ferreira, “The Influence of pH on the Leaching Behaviour of Inorganic Components from Municipal Solid Waste Incineration APC Residues”, Waste Management 29, 2483-2493. 2009.

A.4 -Articles in non-SCI journals

53. M.G. Rasteiro, L. Ferreira, J. Teixeira, F.P. Bernardo, M.G. Carvalho, A. Ferreira,

R. Ferreira, F. Garcia, C. Gaudêncio, N. Oliveira, M.J. Quina, L. Santos, P.A. Saraiva, A. Mendes, F. Magalhães, A.S. Almeida, J. Granjo, M. Ascenso, R.M. Bastos, R. Borges, “LABVIRTUAL -a Virtual Platform to Teach Chemical Processes”, Education for Chemical Engineers 4 (1), e9-e19, 2009.

54. P. Sampaio, P. Saraiva, A. Rodrigues, “A Statistical Analysis of ISO 9000 Related Data for European Union Ultra-Peripheral and Portuguese Regions”, Quality Management Journal (QMJ), 16(2), 44-58, 2009.

55. P. Sampaio, P. Saraiva, A. Rodrigues, “ISO 9000 Certification Research: questions, answers and approaches”, International Journal of Quality and Reliability Management (IJQRM), 26(1), 38-58, 2009.

56. P. Sampaio, A. Rodrigues, P. Saraiva, “Modelação Estatística do Fenómeno ISO 9000”, Qualidade, XXXVIII (2), p. 41-49, 2009.

57. P. Sampaio, A. Rodrigues, P. Saraiva, “Certificação ISO 9001 em Portugal: desenvolvimento e validação de metodologias de classificação para as motivações subjacentes à sua obtenção”, Qualidade, XXXVIII (1), p. 23-32, 2009.

58. P. Saraiva, M. Reis, “Ouvir e Interpretar Dados no Século XXI”, Qualidade, XXXVIII (3), p. 28-38, 2009.

59. J. Curto, C. Gil, E. Conceição, A. Portugal, R. Simões, “Estudo comparativo da incorporação de fibra de Pinus pinaster branqueada no papel de Eucalyptus globulus”, Revista Pasta e Papel, 52-57, 2009.

60. A.I. Moura, M.J. Quina, “Factores determinantes para o sucesso da compostagem doméstica”, Tecnologias do Ambiente, 87, 42-44, 2009