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2017
1 Citations

Adsorption equilibrium of benzaldehyde and benzyl alcohol onto polymeric resin from supercritical CO2

Yang, X. & Lira, C. T. Jan 1 2017 In : Adsorption. 23, 1, p. 63-71 9 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Benzyl Alcohol
Carbon Monoxide
Resins
Adsorption
benzaldehyde
1 Citations

Kinetics modeling of adsorption and desorption of benzaldehyde and benzyl alcohol on polymeric resin in supercritical CO2

Yang, X., Li, Y. & Lira, C. T. Oct 1 2017 In : Journal of CO2 Utilization. 21, p. 253-260 8 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Benzyl Alcohol
Carbon Monoxide
Desorption
Resins
Adsorption
2016
polymerization
perturbation theory
Equilibrium constants
Association reactions
Polymerization
2015
6 Citations

Condensed-Phase Ethanol Conversion to Higher Alcohols

Jordison, T. L., Lira, C. T. & Miller, D. J. Nov 11 2015 In : Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research. 54, 44, p. 10991-11000 10 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Ethanol
Alcohols
Liquids
Vapors
Chemical analysis
1 Citations

Isoamyl propionate production by reactive distillation

Leyva, F., Orjuela, A., Kolah, A., Lira, C., Miller, D. & Rodríguez, G. May 26 2015 In : Separation and Purification Technology. 146, p. 199-212 14 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Propionates
Distillation
propionic acid
isopentyl alcohol
Propionic acid
2014
12 Citations

Cold flow properties for blends of biofuels with diesel and jet fuels

Lown, A. L., Peereboom, L., Mueller, S. A., Anderson, J. E., Miller, D. J. & Lira, C. T. 2014 In : Fuel. 117, PART A, p. 544-551 8 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Biofuels
Jet fuel
Diesel fuels
Functional groups
Temperature
2 Citations

Phase equilibria in systems with levulinic acid and ethyl levulinate

Resk, A. J., Peereboom, L., Kolah, A. K., Miller, D. J. & Lira, C. T. Apr 10 2014 In : Journal of Chemical and Engineering Data. 59, 4, p. 1062-1068 7 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Phase equilibria
Liquids
ethyl levulinate
levulinic acid
Acids
4 Citations

Separation and solubility of cis and trans isomers in nanostructured double-decker silsequioxanes

Schoen, B. W., Lira, C. T. & Lee, A. May 8 2014 In : Journal of Chemical and Engineering Data. 59, 5, p. 1483-1493 11 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Isomers
Solubility
Hexanes
Hexane
Activity coefficients
2013
19 Citations

A novel process for recovery of fermentation-derived succinic acid: Process design and economic analysis

Orjuela, A., Orjuela, A., Lira, C. T. & Miller, D. J. Jul 2013 In : Bioresource Technology. 139, p. 235-241 7 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Economic analysis
Fermentation
Process design
Recovery
Acids
23 Citations

Butyric acid esterification kinetics over Amberlyst solid acid catalysts: The effect of alcohol carbon chain length

Pappu, V. K. S., Kanyi, V., Santhanakrishnan, A., Lira, C. T. & Miller, D. J. Feb 2013 In : Bioresource Technology. 130, p. 793-797 5 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Butyric Acid
Esterification
Chain length
Carbon
Alcohols
Ion exchange resins
Esterification
Acetic acid
Catalysts
Kinetics
5 Citations

Kinetics of mixed ethanol/n-butanol esterification of butyric acid with amberlyst 70 and p-toluene sulfonic acid

Santhanakrishnan, A., Shannon, A., Peereboom, L., Lira, C. T. & Miller, D. J. Feb 6 2013 In : Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research. 52, 5, p. 1845-1853 9 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Butyric acid
Esterification
Butenes
Toluene
Ethanol
16 Citations

Reaction kinetics of glycerol acetal formation via transacetalization with 1,1-diethoxyethane

Hong, X., McGiveron, O., Kolah, A. K., Orjuela, A., Peereboom, L., Lira, C. T. & Miller, D. J. Apr 5 2013 In : Chemical Engineering Journal. 222, p. 374-381 8 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Acetals
Reaction kinetics
Glycerol
1,1-diethoxyethane
reaction kinetics
2012
2 Citations

Application of the step potential for equilibria and dynamics (SPEAD) method to bioderived esters and acetals

Hassan, A. M., Vu, D. T., Bernard-Brunel, D. A., Elliott, J. R., Miller, D. J. & Lira, C. T. Feb 29 2012 In : Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research. 51, 8, p. 3209-3214 6 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Acetals
Vapor pressure
Esters
Cyclic Ethers
Alcohols
4 Citations

A reactive distillation process to produce 5-hydroxy-2-methyl-1,3-dioxane from mixed glycerol acetal isomers

Hong, X., McGiveron, O., Lira, C. T., Orjuela, A., Peereboom, L. & Miller, D. J. May 18 2012 In : Organic Process Research and Development. 16, 5, p. 1141-1145 5 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Acetals
Distillation
Isomers
Glycerol
1,4-dioxane
17 Citations

Diethyl succinate synthesis by reactive distillation

Orjuela, A., Kolah, A., Hong, X., Lira, C. T. & Miller, D. J. Mar 22 2012 In : Separation and Purification Technology. 88, p. 151-162 12 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Distillation
Ethanol
diethyl succinate
Esterification
Succinic Acid
32 Citations

Kinetics of mixed succinic acid/acetic acid esterification with Amberlyst 70 ion exchange resin as catalyst

Orjuela, A., Yanez, A. J., Santhanakrishnan, A., Lira, C. T. & Miller, D. J. Apr 15 2012 In : Chemical Engineering Journal. 188, p. 98-107 10 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Ion Exchange Resins
Esterification
Succinic Acid
Acetic Acid
Catalysts
14 Citations

Measurements and modeling study on a high-aromatic diesel fuel

Windom, B. C., Huber, M. L., Bruno, T. J., Lown, A. L. & Lira, C. T. Mar 14 2012 In : Energy and Fuels. 26, 3, p. 1787-1797 11 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Diesel fuels
Antiknock rating
Thermodynamic properties
Viscosity
Hot Temperature
5 Citations

Modeling of adsorption on porous activated carbons using SLD-ESD model with a pore size distribution

Yang, X. & Lira, C. T. Jul 1 2012 In : Chemical Engineering Journal. 195-196, p. 314-322 9 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Density (specific gravity)
Activated carbon
Pore size
Adsorption
activated carbon
2011
22 Citations

A kinetic model of the Amberlyst-15 catalyzed transesterification of methyl stearate with n-butanol

Pappu, V. K. S., Yanez, A. J., Peereboom, L., Muller, E., Lira, C. T. & Miller, D. J. Mar 2011 In : Bioresource Technology. 102, 5, p. 4270-4272 3 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Stearates
1-Butanol
Transesterification
Kinetics
amberlyst-15
24 Citations

A novel process for recovery of fermentation-derived succinic acid

Orjuela, A., Yanez, A. J., Peereboom, L., Lira, C. T. & Miller, D. J. Nov 15 2011 In : Separation and Purification Technology. 83, 1, p. 31-37 7 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Fermentation
Ethanol
Recovery
Acids
Succinic Acid
22 Citations

Mixed succinic acid/acetic acid esterification with ethanol by reactive distillation

Orjuela, A., Kolah, A., Lira, C. T. & Miller, D. J. Aug 3 2011 In : Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research. 50, 15, p. 9209-9220 12 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Esterification
Acetic acid
Distillation
Ethanol
Acids
7 Citations

Phase equilibria in binary mixtures with monoethyl succinate

Orjuela, A., Yanez, A. J., Evans, J., Hassan, A. M., Miller, D. J. & Lira, C. T. Oct 25 2011 In : Fluid Phase Equilibria. 309, 2, p. 121-127 7 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

binary mixtures
ethyl alcohol
Binary mixtures
Phase equilibria
Ethanol
2010
12 Citations

Phase equilibria for reactive distillation of diethyl succinate. Part I. System diethyl succinate + ethanol + water

Orjuela, A., Yanez, A. J., Vu, D. T., Bernard-Brunel, D., Miller, D. J. & Lira, C. T. Mar 25 2010 In : Fluid Phase Equilibria. 290, 1-2, p. 63-67 5 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Distillation
Phase equilibria
Ethanol
Water
Liquids
9 Citations

Phase equilibria for reactive distillation of diethyl succinate. Part II: Systems diethyl succinate + ethyl acetate + water and diethyl succinate + acetic acid + water

Orjuela, A., Yanez, A. J., Rossman, P. K., Vu, D. T., Bernard-Brunel, D., Miller, D. J. & Lira, C. T. Mar 25 2010 In : Fluid Phase Equilibria. 290, 1-2, p. 68-74 7 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Distillation
Phase equilibria
Acetic Acid
Water
diethyl succinate
2008

Keeping the glycerol in biodiesel

Lira, C. T. Mar 2008 In : Industrial Bioprocessing. 30, 3, p. 5 1 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Acetals
Plant Oils
Biofuels
Diesel fuels
Glycerol
60 Citations

Reaction kinetics for the heterogeneously catalyzed esterification of succinic acid with ethanol

Kolah, A. K., Asthana, N. S., Vu, D. T., Lira, C. T. & Miller, D. J. Aug 6 2008 In : Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research. 47, 15, p. 5313-5317 5 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Ion Exchange Resins
Esterification
Succinic Acid
Reaction kinetics
Ethanol
20 Citations

Triethyl citrate synthesis by reactive distillation

Kolah, A. K., Asthana, N. S., Vu, D. T., Lira, C. T. & Miller, D. J. Feb 20 2008 In : Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research. 47, 4, p. 1017-1025 9 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Distillation columns
Distillation
ethyl citrate
distillation
experiment
2007
37 Citations

Reaction kinetics of the catalytic esterification of citric acid with ethanol

Kolah, A. K., Asthana, N. S., Vu, D. T., Lira, C. T. & Miller, D. J. May 9 2007 In : Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research. 46, 10, p. 3180-3187 8 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Citric acid
Esterification
Reaction kinetics
Ethanol
Kinetics
2006
24 Citations

A kinetic model for the esterification of lactic acid and its oligomers

Asthana, N. S., Kolah, A. K., Vu, D. T., Lira, C. T. & Miller, D. J. Jul 19 2006 In : Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research. 45, 15, p. 5251-5257 7 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Esterification
Lactic acid
Oligomers
Kinetics
Lactic Acid
20 Citations

Theoretical study of adsorption on activated carbon from a supercritical fluid by the SLD-ESD approach

Yang, X. & Lira, C. T. Apr 2006 In : Journal of Supercritical Fluids. 37, 2, p. 191-200 10 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Supercritical fluids
Carbon Monoxide
Activated carbon
Adsorption
supercritical fluids
29 Citations

Vapor - Liquid equilibria in the systems ethyl lactate + ethanol and ethyl lactate + water

Vu, D. T., Lira, C. T., Asthana, N. S., Kolah, A. K. & Miller, D. J. Jul 2006 In : Journal of Chemical and Engineering Data. 51, 4, p. 1220-1225 6 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Phase equilibria
Ethanol
Water
ethyl lactate
Azeotropes
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
3 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
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

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
116 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
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
60 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
104 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
64 Citations

Supercritical Carbon Dioxide Extraction of Onion Flavors and Their Analysis by Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry

Sinha, N. K., Guyer, D. E., Gage, D. A. & Lira, C. T. May 1 1992 In : Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 40, 5, p. 842-845 4 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Flavors
Carbon Monoxide
Carbon Dioxide
Gas chromatography
Mass spectrometry
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
23 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