Publications 1986 2017

  • 20 h-Index
  • 52 Article
  • 21 Conference contribution
  • 1 Chapter
2005
44 Citations

A continuous reactive separation process for ethyl lactate formation

Asthana, N., Kolah, A., Vu, D. T., Lira, C. T. & Miller, D. J. Sep 2005 In : Organic Process Research and Development. 9, 5, p. 599-607 9 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Ethanol
ethyl lactate
lactates
ethyl alcohol
Lactic Acid
11 Citations

Application of catalytic ozone chemistry for improving biodiesel product performance

Baber, T. M., Graiver, D., Lira, C. T. & Narayan, R. May 2005 In : Biomacromolecules. 6, 3, p. 1334-1344 11 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Biofuels
Ozone
Temperature
Biodiesel
Methylene Chloride
43 Citations

Oligomer distribution in concentrated lactic acid solutions

Vu, D. T., Kolah, A. K., Asthana, N. S., Peereboom, L., Lira, C. T. & Miller, D. J. Sep 20 2005 In : Fluid Phase Equilibria. 236, 1-2, p. 125-135 11 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

lactic acid
oligomers
Lactic acid
Oligomers
Lactic Acid
2 Citations

Onion flavor recovery in the process of adsorption and supercritical carbon dioxide desorption

Guyer, D. E., Saengcharoenrat, C. & Lira, C. T. Jun 2005 In : Journal of Food Process Engineering. 28, 3, p. 205-218 14 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Flavors
Carbon Dioxide
Desorption
Adsorption
Recovery
1 Citations

Reactive distillation for the biorefinery: Production of organic acid esters

Asthana, N., Kolah, A., Vu, D., Lira, C. T. & Miller, D. J. 2005 ACS National Meeting Book of Abstracts. Vol. 230

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

Organic acids
Distillation
Esters
Esterification
Succinic Acid

Reactive distillation for the biorefinery: Production of organic acid esters

Asthana, N., Kolah, A., Vu, D., Lira, C. T. & Miller, D. J. 2005 ACS Division of Fuel Chemistry, Preprints. 2 ed. Vol. 50, p. 683-684 2 p.

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

Organic acids
Distillation
Esters
Recovery
Acetaldehyde
2002
19 Citations

Liquid-liquid equilibrium of the castor oil + soybean oil + hexane ternary system

Baber, T. M., Vu, D. T. & Lira, C. T. Nov 2002 In : Journal of Chemical and Engineering Data. 47, 6, p. 1502-1505 4 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Castor Oil
Soybean Oil
Hexanes
Ternary systems
Liquids
2001
34 Citations

Adsorption modeling with the ESD equation of state

Soule, A. D., Smith, C. A., Yang, X. & Lira, C. T. May 15 2001 In : Langmuir. 17, 10, p. 2950-2957 8 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Gas adsorption
Equations of state
Activated carbon
Adsorption
Temperature
1 Citations

Graduate bridging and continuing education in ChE via the web

Lira, C. T., Worden, R. M. & Briedis, D. 2001 ASEE Annual Conference Proceedings. p. 5267-5273 7 p.

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

Chemical engineering
Education
Students
Internet
Curricula

Graduate bridging and continuing education using the Internet

Lira, C. T., Mark Worden, R. & Briedis, D. Sep 2001 In : Chemical Engineering Education. 35, 4, p. 230-235 6 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Chemical Engineering
Graduate Education
Continuing Education
Internet
Chemical engineering
1997
114 Citations

Adsorption and Desorption of Carbon Dioxide onto and from Activated Carbon at High Pressures

Chen, J. H., Wong, D. S. H., Tan, C. S., Subramanian, R., Lira, C. T. & Orth, M. Jul 1997 In : Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research. 36, 7, p. 2808-2815 8 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Carbon Dioxide
Activated carbon
Desorption
Adsorption
Carbon dioxide
13 Citations

Optical properties of free-standing ultrahigh porosity silicon films prepared by supercritical drying

Von Behren, J., Fauchet, P. M., Chimowitz, E. H. & Lira, C. T. 1997 Materials Research Society Symposium - Proceedings. Collins, R. W., Fauchet, P. M., Shimizu, I., Vial, J. C., Shimada, T. & Alivisatos, A. P. (eds.). Materials Research Society, Vol. 452, p. 565-570 6 p.

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

Silicon
Drying
Optical properties
Porosity
Substrates
32 Citations

Yield and quality of onion flavor oil obtained by supercritical fluid extraction and other methods

Dron, A., Guyer, D. E., Gage, D. A. & Lira, C. T. May 1997 In : Journal of Food Process Engineering. 20, 2, p. 107-124 18 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

supercritical fluid extraction
onions
flavor
oils
extracts
1995
59 Citations

An engineering model for adsorption of gases onto flat surfaces and clustering in supercritical fluids

Subramanian, R., Pyada, H. & Lira, C. T. 1995 In : Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research. 34, 11, p. 3830-3837 8 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

adsorption
engineering
fluid
gas
Supercritical fluids
103 Citations

Simplified local density model for adsorption over large pressure ranges

Rangarajan, B., Lira, C. T. & Subramanian, R. Apr 1995 In : AICHE Journal. 41, 4, p. 838-845 8 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Adsorption
Fluids
Pressure
Local density approximation
Equations of state
1993
67 Citations

Conversion of lactic acid to acrylic acid in near-critical water

Lira, C. T. & McCrackin, P. J. Nov 1993 In : Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research. 32, 11, p. 2608-2613 6 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Lactic acid
Acrylics
Acids
Water
Lactic Acid
1992
9 Citations

Multiphase behavior of carbon dioxide with solid aromatics

White, G. L. & Lira, C. T. 1992 In : Fluid Phase Equilibria. 78, C, p. 269-284 16 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Carbon Dioxide
Carbon dioxide
carbon dioxide
Ternary systems
diphenyl
1991
23 Citations

Production of aerogels

Rangarajan, B. & Lira, C. T. 1991 In : The Journal of Supercritical Fluids. 4, 1, p. 1-6 6 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

aerogels
drying
Aerogels
Drying
shrinkage
2 Citations

The effect of aging on acid-catalyzed aerogels

Rangarajan, B. & Lira, C. T. Dec 1 1991 In : Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids. 136, 1-2, p. 111-118 8 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Aerogels
Aging of materials
Gels
Acids
aerogels
1990

Forward

Lira, C. T. & Thies, M. C. Dec 1990 In : The Journal of Supercritical Fluids. 3, 4, p. 156 1 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

1989
22 Citations

Solubilities of α-anhydrous glucose in ethanol/water mixtures

Bockstanz, G. L., Buffa, M. & Lira, C. T. Oct 1989 In : Journal of Chemical and Engineering Data. 34, 4, p. 426-429 4 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Glucose
Ethanol
Solubility
Water
7 Citations

Volumes and excess volumes of some liquid metals and alloys

Hansen, A. R., Kaminski, M. A., Lira, C. T. & Eckert, C. A. Jan 1989 In : Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research. 28, 1, p. 97-104 8 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

liquid
metal
Liquid metals
electron density
temperature
1988
12 Citations

Linear chemical-physical theory model for liquid metal solution thermodynamics

Howell, W. J., Lira, C. T. & Eckert, C. A. Sep 1988 In : AICHE Journal. 34, 9, p. 1477-1485 9 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Gibbs free energy
Liquid metals
Enthalpy
Thermodynamics
Metals
1986
1 Citations

Systematic variations in volume and configurational energy of pure liquid metals

Lira, C. T. & Eckert, C. A. 1986 In : Journal of Physical Chemistry. 90, 17, p. 3892-3894 3 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

liquid metals
energy
Liquid metals
liquid alloys
free electrons