Process design and economics of production of p-Aminophenol

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dc.contributor.author Ghoroi, Chinmay
dc.contributor.author Shah, Jay
dc.contributor.author Thakar, Devanshu
dc.contributor.author Baheti, Sakshi
dc.date.accessioned 2021-11-12T05:26:09Z
dc.date.available 2021-11-12T05:26:09Z
dc.date.issued 2021-10
dc.identifier.citation Ghoroi, Chinmay; Shah, Jay; Thakar, Devanshu and Baheti, Sakshi, "Process design and economics of production of p-Aminophenol", arXiv, Cornell University Library, DOI: arXiv:2110.15750, Oct. 2021. en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://arxiv.org/abs/2110.15750
dc.identifier.uri https://repository.iitgn.ac.in/handle/123456789/7273
dc.description.abstract Para-Aminophenol is one of the key chemicals required for the synthesis of Paracetamol, an analgesic and antipyretic drug. Data shows a large fraction of India's demand for Para-Aminophenol being met through imports from China. The uncertainty in the India-China relations would affect the supply and price of this "Key Starting Material." This report is a detailed business plan for setting up a plant and producing Para-Aminophenol in India at a competitive price. The plant is simulated in AspenPlus V8 and different Material Balances and Energy Balances calculations are carried out. The plant produces 22.7 kmols Para-Aminophenol per hour with a purity of 99.9%. Along with the simulation, economic analysis is carried out for this plant to determine the financial parameters like Payback Period and Return on Investment.
dc.description.statementofresponsibility by Chinmay Ghoroi, Jay Shah, Devanshu Thakar and Sakshi Baheti
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher Cornell University Library en_US
dc.subject General Economics en_US
dc.subject p-Aminophenol en_US
dc.subject Paracetamol en_US
dc.subject AspenPlus V8 en_US
dc.title Process design and economics of production of p-Aminophenol en_US
dc.type Pre-Print en_US
dc.relation.journal arXiv


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