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Northrop Grumman Engineering & Science Student Design Showcase


The purpose of this project is to design and simulate a chemical plant which will manufacture 1,3-Butadiene on purpose. The proposed plant will be located in the United States and will operate at a rate of almost 11,000 kg/hr. On an annual basis, the plant will produce 100 thousand tons. Plant simulation was performed using AspenPlus computer software.


Dr. Whitlow

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