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Research Output 1988 2016

  • 1447 Citations
  • 19 h-Index
  • 91 Article
  • 3 Review article
  • 2 Conference contribution
  • 1 Comment/debate
1988
3 Citations (Scopus)

Thermodynamic analysis of an alcohol distillery

Castier, M. & Rajagopal, K., 1988, In : Energy. 13, 5, p. 455-459 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Distilleries
Exergy
Alcohols
Small power plants
Thermodynamics
1989
75 Citations (Scopus)

Calculation of simultaneous chemical and phase equilibria in nonideal systems

Castier, M., Rasmussen, P. & Fredenslund, A., 1989, In : Chemical Engineering Science. 44, 2, p. 237-248 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Phase Equilibria
Phase equilibria
Chemical reactions
Phase stability
Substitution reactions
1993
1 Citation (Scopus)

Evaluation of the thermodynamic models UNIQUAC and UNIFAC using artificial neural networks

Borges, L. C. & Castier, M., 1993, Proceedings of the International Joint Conference on Neural Networks. Publ by IEEE, Vol. 1. p. 999-1002 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Phase equilibria
Thermodynamics
Neural networks
Network layers
Neurons
1994
7 Citations (Scopus)

Equations of state for chainlike polar fluids: a comparison of reference terms

Mattedi, S., Tavares, F. W. & Castier, M., 15 Aug 1994, In : Fluid Phase Equilibria. 99, C, p. 87-103 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Equations of state
equations of state
Fluids
fluids
liquid-vapor equilibrium
1996
3 Citations (Scopus)

Group contribution equation of state based on the lattice fluid theory

Mattedi, S., Tavares, F. W. & Castier, M., Sep 1996, In : Brazilian Journal of Chemical Engineering. 13, 3, p. 116-129 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Equations of state
Alkanes
Paraffins
Fluids
Hydrocarbons
1 Citation (Scopus)

Scheduling of batch chemical processes under uncertainty: Multiproduct serial plants

Castier, M., Sep 1996, In : Brazilian Journal of Chemical Engineering. 13, 3, p. 142-151 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Scheduling
Normal distribution
Processing
Simulated annealing
Chemical reactions
1997
2 Citations (Scopus)

A review of group contribution methods for the prediction of phase equilibria

Aznar, M., Mattedi, S., Tavares, F. W., Castier, M. & Telles, A. S., 1997, In : Latin American Applied Research. 27, 1-2, p. 1-24 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Equations of state
Phase equilibria
Activity coefficients
Gibbs free energy
11 Citations (Scopus)

Critical point calculations for semi-continuous mixtures

Rochocz, G. L., Castier, M. & Sandler, S. I., Dec 1997, In : Fluid Phase Equilibria. 139, 1-2, p. 137-153 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

critical point
thermodynamics
Phase stability
Gas industry
Equations of state
23 Citations (Scopus)

Critical points with the Wong-Sandler mixing rule-I. Calculations with the Van der Waals equation of state

Castier, M. & Sandler, S. I., Oct 1997, In : Chemical Engineering Science. 52, 19, p. 3393-3399 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Van Der Waals
Equations of state
Equation of State
Critical point
Phase Diagram
40 Citations (Scopus)

Critical points with the Wong-Sandler mixing rule - II. Calculations with a modified Peng-Robinson equation of state

Castier, M. & Sandler, S. I., Oct 1997, In : Chemical Engineering Science. 52, 20, p. 3579-3588 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Equations of state
Equation of State
Critical point
Liquid
Locus
12 Citations (Scopus)

Modeling of thermodynamically difficult systems

Sandler, S. I., Wolbach, J. P., Castier, M. & Escobedo-Alvarado, G., Nov 1997, In : Fluid Phase Equilibria. 136, 1-2, p. 15-29 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Phase behavior
Hydrogen bonds
Liquids
liquids
Thermodynamics
1998
1 Citation (Scopus)

Competitive strategy in the scheduling of multiproduct batch processes with due-date penalties

Batista, R. C., Bontempo, J. V. & Castier, M., 1998, In : Latin American Applied Research. 28, 4, p. 251-256 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Simulated annealing
Scheduling
Customer satisfaction
Marketing
Profitability
27 Citations (Scopus)

Group contribution equation of state based on the lattice fluid theory: Alkane-alkanol systems

Mattedi, S., Tavares, F. W. & Castier, M., 15 Jan 1998, In : Fluid Phase Equilibria. 142, 1-2, p. 33-54 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Alkanes
Binary mixtures
Equations of state
Paraffins
alkanes
5 Citations (Scopus)

Group contribution lattice fluid equation of state: Application to polymer+solvent systems

Mattedi, S., Tavares, F. W. & Castier, M., Sep 1998, In : Brazilian Journal of Chemical Engineering. 15, 3, p. 313-319 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Equations of state
Polymers
Fluids
Phase equilibria
Gases
12 Citations (Scopus)

Monte Carlo simulation of particle segregation

Castier, M., Cuéllar, O. D. & Tavares, F. W., 1 Jul 1998, In : Powder Technology. 97, 3, p. 200-207 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sediments
Virtual reality
Monte Carlo methods
simulation
Boundary conditions
7 Citations (Scopus)

Predictions of critical behavior using the Wong-Sandler mixing rule

Alvarado, G. E., Castier, M. & Sandler, S. I., 15 Jun 1998, In : Journal of Supercritical Fluids. 13, 1-3, p. 49-54 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Equations of state
cubic equations
predictions
equations of state
Free energy
1999
13 Citations (Scopus)

A Monte Carlo simulation of the packing and segregation of spheres in cylinders

Abreu, C. R. A., Macias-Salinas, R., Tavares, F. W. & Castier, M., Dec 1999, In : Brazilian Journal of Chemical Engineering. 16, 4, p. 395-405 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Void fraction
Packed beds
Monte Carlo methods
Direction compound
Monte Carlo simulation
5 Citations (Scopus)

A phase stability analysis of the combinatorial term of the UNIQUAC model

Abreu, C. R. A., Castier, M. & Tavares, F. W., Apr 1999, In : Chemical Engineering Science. 54, 7, p. 893-896 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Phase stability
Stability Analysis
Term
Phase Transition
Phase transitions
41 Citations (Scopus)

Automatic implementation of thermodynamic models using computer algebra

Castier, M., 1 Nov 1999, In : Computers and Chemical Engineering. 23, 9, p. 1229-1245 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Algebra
Thermodynamics
Gibbs free energy
Equations of state
Computer programming languages
2000
2 Citations (Scopus)

Calculation of mixture critical diagrams using an equation of state based on the lattice fluid theory

Mattedi, S., Tavares, F. W. & Castier, M., Dec 2000, In : Brazilian Journal of Chemical Engineering. 17, 4, p. 771-783 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Equations of state
Fluids
Ethane
Methane
Binary mixtures
29 Citations (Scopus)

Calculations of thermodynamic equilibrium in systems subject to gravitational fields

Espósito, R. O., Castier, M. & W. Tavares, F., Sep 2000, In : Chemical Engineering Science. 55, 17, p. 3495-3504 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Thermodynamic Equilibrium
Gravitational Field
Thermodynamics
Potential energy
Phase equilibria
2 Citations (Scopus)

Comparison of simulated annealing algorithms in the scheduling of multiproduct serial batch plants

Ahon, V. R., Tavares, F. W. & Castier, M., Jun 2000, In : Brazilian Journal of Chemical Engineering. 17, 2, p. 199-209 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Simulated annealing
Scheduling
Statistics
Annealing
2 Citations (Scopus)

Phase equilibrium calculations for semicontinuous mixtures subject to gravitational fields

Espósito, R. O., Castier, M. & Tavares, F. W., Nov 2000, In : Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research. 39, 11, p. 4415-4421 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Methane
phase equilibrium
Hydrocarbons
Phase equilibria
Distribution functions
47 Citations (Scopus)

Reliable computation of high-pressure solid-fluid equilibrium

Xu, G., Scurto, A. M., Castier, M., Brennecke, J. F. & Stadtherr, M. A., 2000, In : Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research. 39, 6, p. 1624-1636 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fluids
fluid
Supercritical fluids
Phase stability
methodology
2001
2 Citations (Scopus)

Calculation of sedimentation equilibrium using a modified flash algorithm

Castier, M., Espósito, R. O., Tavares, F. W. & Peçanha, R. P., 21 Jun 2001, In : Chemical Engineering Science. 56, 12, p. 3771-3779 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sedimentation
Flash
Thermodynamics
Binary System
Equilibrium Distribution
3 Citations (Scopus)

Phase equilibria of binary mixtures by molecular simulation and cubic equations of state

Cabral, V. F., Pinto, R. R. C., Tavares, F. W. & Castier, M., Jun 2001, In : Brazilian Journal of Chemical Engineering. 18, 2, p. 149-161 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Binary mixtures
Equations of state
Phase equilibria
Monte Carlo methods
Thermodynamic properties
2002
5 Citations (Scopus)

Automatic generation of procedures for the simulation of multistage separators using computer Algebra

Alfradique, M. F., Espósito, R. O. & Castier, M., 2002, In : Chemical Engineering Communications. 189, 5, p. 657-674 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Phase stability
Separators
Algebra
Derivatives
Liquids
16 Citations (Scopus)

Automatic implementation of thermodynamic models for reliable parameter estimation using computer algebra

Dominguez, A., Tojo, J. & Castier, M., 15 Oct 2002, In : Computers and Chemical Engineering. 26, 10, p. 1473-1479 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Parameter estimation
Algebra
Thermodynamics
Phase equilibria
Subroutines
12 Citations (Scopus)

Energy targeting in heat exchanger network synthesis using rigorous physical property calculations

Castier, M. & Queiroz, E. M., 20 Mar 2002, In : Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research. 41, 6, p. 1511-1515 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Linearization
targeting
Specific heat
Heat exchangers
Enthalpy
3 Citations (Scopus)

High pressure phase equilibrium calculations for hydrocarbon systems using an equation of state based on the lattice fluid theory

Mattedi, S., Tavares, F. W. & Castier, M., 30 Mar 2002, In : Fluid Phase Equilibria. 194-197, p. 599-607 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hydrocarbons
Equations of state
Phase equilibria
equations of state
hydrocarbons
2003
126 Citations (Scopus)

Influence of particle shape on the packing and on the segregation of spherocylinders via Monte Carlo simulations

Abreu, C. R. A., Tavares, F. W. & Castier, M., 5 Aug 2003, In : Powder Technology. 134, 1-2, p. 167-180 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Elongation
elongation
simulation
Granular materials
Binary mixtures
8 Citations (Scopus)

Monte Carlo simulation of adsorption using 2-D models of heterogeneous solids

Cabral, V. F., Tavares, F. W. & Castier, M., 1 Mar 2003, In : AICHE Journal. 49, 3, p. 753-763 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Adsorption
Propane
Binary mixtures
Equations of state
Monte Carlo simulation
12 Citations (Scopus)

Monte Carlo simulations of the adsorption of chainlike molecules on two-dimensional heterogeneous surfaces

Cabral, V. F., Abreu, C. R. A., Castier, M. & Tavares, F. W., 18 Feb 2003, In : Langmuir. 19, 4, p. 1429-1438 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Adsorption
Isotherms
isotherms
Monte Carlo Method
Molecules
2004
2 Citations (Scopus)

Modeling the high-pressure behavior of binary mixtures of carbon dioxide+alkanols using an excess free energy mixing rule

Castier, M., Galicia-Luna, L. A. & Sandler, S. I., Oct 2004, In : Brazilian Journal of Chemical Engineering. 21, 4, p. 659-666 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Binary mixtures
Carbon Dioxide
Free energy
Carbon dioxide
Butenes
2005
6 Citations (Scopus)

Centrifugation equilibrium for spheres and spherocylinders

Martins, L. S. F., Tavares, F. W., Peçanha, R. P. & Castier, M., 15 Jan 2005, In : Journal of Colloid and Interface Science. 281, 2, p. 360-367 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Centrifugation
Equations of state
Fluids
Biotechnology
Buoyancy
7 Citations (Scopus)

Centrifugation equilibrium of natural gas

Castier, M. & Tavares, F. W., Jun 2005, In : Chemical Engineering Science. 60, 11, p. 2927-2935 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Natural Gas
Centrifugation
Natural gas
Hermann Von Helmholtz
Equation of State
5 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of combining rules for cubic equations of state on the prediction of double retrograde vaporization

Alfradique, M. F. & Castier, M., Mar 2005, In : Fluid Phase Equilibria. 230, 1-2, p. 1-8 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

cubic equations
Methane
Vaporization
Equations of state
equations of state

Erratum: Thermodynamic equilibrium of adsorbed phases (Fluid Phase Equilibria (2005) 233 (66-72) DOI: 10.1016/j.fluid.2005.04.013)

Cabral, V. F., Alfradique, M. F., Tavares, F. W. & Castier, M., 25 Oct 2005, In : Fluid Phase Equilibria. 237, 1-2, p. 227 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Phase equilibria
Thermodynamics
Fluids
14 Citations (Scopus)

Modeling and simulation of reactive distillation columns using computer algebra

Alfradique, M. F. & Castier, M., 15 Aug 2005, In : Computers and Chemical Engineering. 29, 9, p. 1875-1884 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Distillation columns
Algebra
Subroutines
Gibbs free energy
Newton-Raphson method
4 Citations (Scopus)

Modeling and simulation of supercritical extraction columns using computer algebra

Nogueira, B. M. M., Alfradique, M. F. & Castier, M., Jun 2005, In : Journal of Supercritical Fluids. 34, 2 SPEC. ISS., p. 203-208 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Carbon Dioxide
Algebra
carbon dioxide
Carbon dioxide
algebra
9 Citations (Scopus)

Phase equilibrium calculations for confined fluids, including surface tension prediction models

Espósito, R. O., Tavares, F. W. & Castier, M., Jan 2005, In : Brazilian Journal of Chemical Engineering. 22, 1, p. 93-104 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Phase equilibria
Surface tension
Capillary tubes
Fluids
Porous materials
18 Citations (Scopus)

Thermodynamic equilibrium in systems with multiple adsorbed and bulk phases

Cabral, V. F., Castier, M. & Tavares, F. W., Mar 2005, In : Chemical Engineering Science. 60, 6, p. 1773-1782 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Thermodynamic Equilibrium
Thermodynamics
Adsorption
Phase behavior
Binary mixtures
4 Citations (Scopus)

Thermodynamic equilibrium of adsorbed phases

Cabral, V. F., Alfradique, M. F., Tavares, F. W. & Castier, M., 15 Jun 2005, In : Fluid Phase Equilibria. 233, 1, p. 66-72 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

thermodynamic equilibrium
Phase equilibria
Thermodynamics
Equations of state
Azeotropes
2006
3 Citations (Scopus)

Closed vessel experiment modelling and ballistic parameter estimation of gun propellants for lifetime prediction

Rodrigues, R. L. B., Castier, M. & Peixoto, F. C., Oct 2006, In : Latin American Applied Research. 36, 4, p. 229-233 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Propellants
Ballistics
Parameter estimation
Piezoelectric transducers
Maximum likelihood

Critical points of adsorbed phases using a 2D lattice gas equation of state

Alfradique, M. F., Ndiaye, P. M. & Castier, M., 5 Jun 2006, In : Fluid Phase Equilibria. 244, 1, p. 2-10 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Equations of state of gases
critical point
equations of state
Phase behavior
Phase diagrams
6 Citations (Scopus)

Monte Carlo simulation of binary mixtures adsorbed on heterogeneous surfaces

Araujo, G. F., Cabral, V. F., Castier, M. & Tavares, F. W., Oct 2006, In : Latin American Applied Research. 36, 4, p. 277-282 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Binary mixtures
Butanes
Zeolites
Adsorption
Ethane
2007
4 Citations (Scopus)

Adsorption equilibrium of light hydrocarbon mixtures by Monte Carlo simulation

Tavares, F. W., Cabral, V. F. & Castier, M., Oct 2007, In : Brazilian Journal of Chemical Engineering. 24, 4, p. 597-610 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hydrocarbons
Adsorption
Propane
Ethane
Methane
19 Citations (Scopus)

Calculation of phase equilibrium of natural gases with the Peng-Robinson and PC-SAFT equations of state

Alfradique, M. F. & Castier, M., Sep 2007, In : Oil and Gas Science and Technology. 62, 5, p. 707-714 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Equations of state
Phase equilibria
Natural gas
Statistical mechanics
Gas industry
11 Citations (Scopus)

Computational quantum mechanics: An underutilized tool in thermodynamics

Sandler, S. I. & Castier, M., 2007, In : Pure and Applied Chemistry. 79, 8, p. 1345-1359 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Quantum theory
Solvation
Thermodynamics
Molecules
24 Citations (Scopus)

Critical points of hydrocarbon mixtures with the Peng-Robinson, SAFT, and PC-SAFT equations of state

Alfradique, M. F. & Castier, M., 15 Aug 2007, In : Fluid Phase Equilibria. 257, 1, p. 78-101 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hydrocarbons
Equations of state
critical point
equations of state
hydrocarbons