doc. Ing.

Petar Sabev Varbanov

Ph.D.

FME, NeTME SPIL – researcher

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doc. Ing. Petar Sabev Varbanov, Ph.D.

Publications

  • 2020

    Jia, X., Klemeš, J.J., Alwi, S.R.W., Varbanov, P.S. Regional Water Resources Assessment using Water Scarcity Pinch Analysis. RESOURCES CONSERVATION AND RECYCLING, 2020, no. 157, p. 104749-104758. ISSN: 0921-3449.
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    Klemeš, J.J., Wang, Q.W., Varbanov, P.S., Zeng, M., Chin, H.H., Lal, N.S., Li, N.Q., Wang, B., Wang, X.C., Walmsley, T.G. Heat transfer enhancement, intensification and optimisation in heat exchanger network retrofit and operation. RENEWABLE & SUSTAINABLE ENERGY REVIEWS, 2020, no. 120, p. 109644-109653. ISSN: 1364-0321.
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    Wang, X.-C., Klemeš, J.J., Wang, Y., Dong, X., Wei, H., Xu, Z., Varbanov, P.S. Water-Energy-Carbon Emissions nexus analysis of China: An environmental input-output model-based approach. APPLIED ENERGY, 2020, no. 261, p. 114431-114440. ISSN: 0306-2619.
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    CHARVÁT, P.; KLIMEŠ, L.; POSPÍŠIL, J.; KLEMEŠ, J.; VARBANOV, P. An overview of mercury emissions in the energy industry - A step to mercury footprint assessment. Journal of Cleaner Production, 2020, vol. 267, no. 1, p. 1-11. ISSN: 0959-6526.
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    Fan, Y.V., Chin, H.H., Klemeš, J.J., Varbanov, P.S., Liu X. Optimisation and Process Design Tools for Cleaner Production. Journal of Cleaner Production, 2020, no. 247, p. 119181-119192. ISSN: 0959-6526.
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  • 2019

    VARBANOV, P.; WALMSLEY, T. Circular economy and engineering concepts for technology and policy development. Clean Technologies and Environmental Policy, 2019, vol. 3, no. 21, p. 479-480. ISSN: 1618-954X.
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    Wang, X.C.; Klemeš, J.J.; Dong, X.; Fan, W.; Xu, Z.; Wang, Y.; Varbanov, P.S. Air pollution terrain nexus: A review considering energy generation and consumption. RENEWABLE & SUSTAINABLE ENERGY REVIEWS, 2019, no. 105, p. 71-85. ISSN: 1364-0321.
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    Walmsley, T.G.; Ong, B.H.; Klemeš, J.J.; Tan, R.R.; Varbanov, P.S. Circular Integration of processes, industries, and economies. RENEWABLE & SUSTAINABLE ENERGY REVIEWS, 2019, no. 107, p. 507-515. ISSN: 1364-0321.
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    Varbanov, P.S.; Yong, J.Y.; Klemeš, J.J.; Kravanja, Z. A Comparison of Data Reconciliation Tools for Modelling Heat Recovery. In Computer Aided Chemical Engineering. Computer Aided Chemical Engineering. ELSEVIER SCIENCE BV, SARA BURGERHARTSTRAAT 25, PO BOX 211, 1000 AE AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS, 2019. p. 1123-1128. ISBN: 978-0-12-819939-8. ISSN: 1570-7946.
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    Klemeš, J.J., Varbanov, P.S., Walmsley, T.G., Foley, A. Process Integration and Circular Economy for Renewable and Sustainable Energy Systems. RENEWABLE & SUSTAINABLE ENERGY REVIEWS, 2019, no. 116, p. 109435-109446. ISSN: 1364-0321.
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    Pintarič, Z.N., Varbanov, P.S., Klemeš, J.J., Kravanja, Z. Multi-objective multi-period synthesis of energy efficient processes under variable environmental taxes. Energy, 2019, no. 189, p. 116182-116193. ISSN: 0360-5442.
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    Klemeš, J.J., Varbanov, P.S., Ocłoń, P., Chin, H.H. Towards Efficient and Clean Process Integration: Utilisation of Renewable Resources and Energy-Saving Technologies. ENERGIES, 2019, vol. 21, no. 12, p. 4092-4123. ISSN: 1996-1073.
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    Chin, H.H., Varbanov, P.S., Klemeš, J.J., Lam H.L. Application of Pinch Analysis to Opportunistic Maintenance Management. Chemical Engineering Transactions, 2019, no. 76, p. 535-540. ISSN: 2283-9216.
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    Fan, Y.V., Klemeš, J.J., Tan R.R., Varbanov, P.S. Graphical Break-Even Based Decision-Making Tool (BBDM) to Minimise GHG Footprint of Biomass Utilisation: Biochar by Pyrolysis. Chemical Engineering Transactions, 2019, no. 76, p. 19-24. ISSN: 2283-9216.
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    Gai, L., Varbanov, P.S., Walmsley, T.G., Klemeš, J.J. Process Integration Using a Joule Cycle Heat Pump. Chemical Engineering Transactions, 2019, no. 76, p. 415-420. ISSN: 2283-9216.
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    Jia, X., Klemeš, J.J., Varbanov, P.S., Wan Alwi S.R. Blue Water Footprint of the Czech Republic. Chemical Engineering Transactions, 2019, no. 76, p. 1063-1068. ISSN: 2283-9216.
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    Varbanov, P.S., Yong J.Y., Klemeš, J.J., Chin H.H. Data Extraction for Heat Integration and Total Site Analysis: A Review. Chemical Engineering Transactions, 2019, no. 76, p. 67-72. ISSN: 2283-9216.
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    Wang, X.C., Klemeš, J.J., Dong X., Sadenova M.A., Varbanov, P.S., Zhakupova G. Assessment of Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Various Energy Sources. Chemical Engineering Transactions, 2019, no. 76, p. 1057-1062. ISSN: 2283-9216.
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    Zhakupova, G., Sadenova, M.A., Varbanov, P.S. Possible Alternatives for Cost-Effective Neutralisation of Fluoroanhydrite Minimising Environmental Impact. Chemical Engineering Transactions, 2019, no. 76, p. 1069-1074. ISSN: 2283-9216.
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    Walmsley, T.G., Varbanov, P.S., Aviso, K., You, F. Energy integration and optimisation for sustainable Total Site, process and equipment design. Energy, 2019, no. 186, p. 115896-115907. ISSN: 0360-5442.
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    Ong, B.H.Y., Walmsley, T.G., Atkins, M.J., Varbanov, P.S., Walmsley, M.R.W. A heat- and mass-integrated design of Hydrothermal Liquefaction process co-located with a Kraft Pulp Mill. Energy, 2019, no. 189, p. 116235-116246. ISSN: 0360-5442.
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    Jia, X.; Varbanov, P.S.; Klemeš, J.J.; Wan Alwi, S.R. Water Availability Footprint Addressing Water Quality. Journal of Sustainable Development of Energy, Water and Environment Systems, 2019, vol. 1, no. 7, p. 72-86. ISSN: 1848-9257.
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    Čuček, L.; Boldyryev, S.; Klemeš, J.J.; Kravanja, Z.; Krajačić, G.; Varbanov, P.S.; Duić, N. Approaches for Retrofitting Heat Exchanger Networks within Processes and Total Sites. Journal of Cleaner Production, 2019, no. 211, p. 884-894. ISSN: 0959-6526.
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    Fabiano, B.; Reverberi, A.P.; Varbanov, P.S. Safety opportunities for the synthesis of metal nanoparticles and short-cut approach to workplace risk evaluation. Journal of Cleaner Production, 2019, no. 209, p. 297-308. ISSN: 0959-6526.
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    Hyman, B.; Ozalp, N.; Varbanov, P.S.; Fan, Y.V. Modeling energy flows in industry: General methodology to develop process step models. ENERGY CONVERSION AND MANAGEMENT, 2019, no. 181, p. 528-543. ISSN: 0196-8904.
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    SITEK, T.; POSPÍŠIL, J.; POLÁČIK, J.; ŠPILÁČEK, M.; VARBANOV, P. Fine combustion particles released during combustion of unit mass of beechwood. RENEWABLE ENERGY, 2019, vol. 140, no. 1, p. 390-396. ISSN: 0960-1481.
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    Jia, X.X.; Klemeš, J.J.; Varbanov, P.S.; Wan Alwi, S.R. Analyzing the Energy Consumption, GHG Emission, and Cost of Seawater Desalination in China. ENERGIES, 2019, vol. 3, no. 12, p. 463-464. ISSN: 1996-1073.
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  • 2018

    Ren, X.Y.; Jia, X.; Varbanov, P.S.; Klemeš, J.J.; Liu, Z.Y. Targeting the cogeneration potential for Total Site utility systems. Journal of Cleaner Production, 2018, no. 170, p. 625-635. ISSN: 0959-6526.
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    Fan, Y.V.; Varbanov, P.S.; Klemeš, J.J.; Nemet, A. Process efficiency optimisation and integration for cleaner production. Journal of Cleaner Production, 2018, no. 174, p. 177-183. ISSN: 0959-6526.
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    Varbanov, P.S.; Jia, X.; Kukulka, D.J.; Liu, X.; Klemeš, J.J. Emission minimisation by improving heat transfer, energy conversion, CO2 integration and effective training. Applied Thermal Engineering, 2018, no. 131, p. 531-539. ISSN: 1359-4311.
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    Varbanov, P.S.; Klemeš, J.J.; Wang, X. Methods optimisation, Process Integration and modelling for energy saving and pollution reduction. Energy, 2018, no. 146, p. 1-3. ISSN: 0360-5442.
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    Liew, P.Y.; Wan Alwi, S.R.; Ho, W.S.; Abdul Manan, Z.; Varbanov, P.S.; Klemeš, J.J. Multi-period energy targeting for Total Site and Locally Integrated Energy Sectors with cascade Pinch Analysis. Energy, 2018, vol. 155, no. 155, p. 370-380. ISSN: 0360-5442.
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    Reverberi, A.P.; Varbanov, P.S.; Lauciello, S.; Salerno, M.; Fabiano, B. An eco-friendly process for zerovalent bismuth nanoparticles synthesis. Journal of Cleaner Production, 2018, vol. 198, no. 198, p. 37-45. ISSN: 0959-6526.
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    Klemeš, J.J.; Varbanov, P.S. Heat Transfer Improvement, Energy Saving, Management and Pollution Reduction. Energy, 2018, no. 162, p. 267-271. ISSN: 0360-5442.
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    Walmsley, T.G.; Varbanov, P.S.; Su, R.; Ong, B.; Lal, N. Frontiers in Process Development, Integration and Intensification for Circular Life Cycles and Reduced Emissions. Journal of Cleaner Production, 2018, no. 201, p. 178-191. ISSN: 0959-6526.
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    Klemeš, J.J.; Varbanov, P.S.; Walmsley, T.G.; Jia, X. New directions in the implementation of Pinch Methodology (PM). RENEWABLE & SUSTAINABLE ENERGY REVIEWS, 2018, vol. 98, no. 98, p. 439-468. ISSN: 1364-0321.
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    Walmsley, T.G.; Walmsley, M.R.W.; Varbanov, P.S.; Klemeš, J.J. Energy Ratio analysis and accounting for renewable and non-renewable electricity generation: A review. RENEWABLE & SUSTAINABLE ENERGY REVIEWS, 2018, no. 98, p. 328-345. ISSN: 1364-0321.
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    Jia, X.; Varbanov, P.S.; Walmsley, T.G.; Klemeš, J.J.; Ren, X.-Y.; Liu, Z.-Y. Extended Indicators for Total Site Targeting. In Chemical Engineering Transactions. Chemical Engineering Transactions. 63. Italian Association of Chemical Engineering - AIDIC, 2018. p. 211-216. ISBN: 978-88-95608-61-7. ISSN: 22839216-.
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    Walmsley, T.G.; Jia, X.; Philipp, M.; Nemet, A.; Liew P.Y.; Klemeš, J.J.; Varbanov, P.S. Total Site Utility System Structural Design Using P-graph. In Chemical Engineering Transactions. Chemical Engineering Transactions. 63. Italian Association of Chemical Engineering - AIDIC, 2018. p. 31-36. ISBN: 978-88-95608-61-7. ISSN: 22839216-.
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    Orosz, Á.; Friedler, F.; Varbanov, P.S.; Klemeš, J.J. Systems reliability, footprints and sustainability. In Chemical Engineering Transactions. Chemical Engineering Transactions. 63. Italian Association of Chemical Engineering - AIDIC, 2018. p. 121-126. ISBN: 978-88-95608-61-7. ISSN: 22839216-.
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    Walmsley, T.G.; Jia, X.; Varbanov, P.S.; Klemeš, J.J.; Wang, Y. Total Site Utility Systems Structural Design Considering Environmental Impacts. In Computer-Aided Chemical Engineering. 43. Elsevier B.V., 2018. p. 1305-1310. ISBN: 978-0-444-64235-6.
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    Varbanov, P.S.; Walmsley, T.G.; Walmsley, M.; Klemeš, J.J.; Kravanja, Z. Numerical Representation for Heat Exchanger Networks Binding Topology and Thermodynamics. In Computer-Aided Chemical Engineering. 43. Elsevier B.V., 2018. p. 1457-1462. ISBN: 978-0-444-64235-6.
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    Walmsley, T.G.; Philipp, M.; Varbanov, P.S.; Klemeš, J.J. Total Site Utility Systems Structural Design Considering Electricity Price Fluctuations. In Computer-Aided Chemical Engineering. 44. Elsevier B.V., 2018. p. 1159-1164. ISBN: 978-0-444-64241-7.
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    Tan, R.R.; Aviso, K.B.; Klemeš, J.J.; Lam, H.L.; Varbanov, P.S.; Friedler, F. Towards Generalized Process Networks: Prospective New Research Frontiers for the P-graph Framework. CHEMICAL ENGINEERING TRANSACTIONS, 2018, no. 70, p. 91-96. ISSN: 2283-9216.
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    Walmsley, T.G.; Lal, N.S.; Varbanov, P.S.; Klemes, J.J. Relating Bridge Analysis for Heat Exchanger Network Retrofit Identification to Retrofit Design. In Chemical Engineering Transactions. Chemical Engineering Transactions. Italian Association of Chemical Engineering - AIDIC, 2018. p. 295-300. ISSN: 22839216-.
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    Jia, X.; Klemes, J.J.; Varbanov, P.S.; Wan Alwi, S. R. Energy-Emission-Waste Nexus of Food Deliveries in China. In Chemical Engineering Transactions. Chemical Engineering Transactions. Italian Association of Chemical Engineering - AIDIC, 2018. p. 661-666. ISSN: 22839216-.
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    Varbanov, P.S.; Walmsley, T.G.; Klemes, J.J.; Nemet, A.; Kravanja, Z. Asset Management for Energy System Retrofit. In Chemical Engineering Transactions. Chemical Engineering Transactions. Italian Association of Chemical Engineering - AIDIC, 2018. p. 775-780. ISSN: 22839216-.
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    Yong, J.Y.; Varbanov, P.S.; Klemeš J.J. Data Reconciliation Focusing on the Utility System of a Total Site. In Chemical Engineering Transactions. Chemical Engineering Transactions. Italian Association of Chemical Engineering - AIDIC, 2018. p. 1987-1992. ISSN: 22839216-.
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    Ong, B.H.Y.; Walmsley, T.G.; Atkins, M.J.; Walmsley, M.R.W.; Neale, J.R.; Varbanov, P.S. Optimising Energy Recovery in Hydrothermal Liquefaction of Radiata Pine and Kraft Mill Black Liquor. In Chemical Engineering Transactions. Chemical Engineering Transactions. Italian Association of Chemical Engineering - AIDIC, 2018. p. 1009-1014. ISSN: 22839216-.
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    Varbanov, P.S.; Walmsley, T.G.; Klemeš, J.J.; Wang, Y.; Jia, X. Footprint reduction strategy for industrial site operation. In Chemical Engineering Transactions. Chemical Engineering Transactions. Italian Association of Chemical Engineering - AIDIC, 2018. p. 607-612. ISBN: 978-88-95608-64-8. ISSN: 22839216-.
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    Walmsley, T.G.; Lal, N.; Varbanov, P.S.; Klemeš, J.J. Automated Retrofit Targeting of Heat Exchanger Networks. Frontiers of Chemical Science and Engineering, 2018, vol. 12, no. 4, p. 630-642. ISSN: 2095-0179.
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    Varbanov, P.S.; Walmsley, T.G.; Fan, Y.V.; Klemeš, J.J.; Perry, S.J. Spatial targeting evaluation of energy and environmental performance of waste-to-energy processing. Frontiers of Chemical Science and Engineering, 2018, vol. 4, no. 12, p. 731-744. ISSN: 2095-0179.
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  • 2017

    Walmsley, T.G.; Klemeš, J.J.; Walmsley, M.R.W.; Atkins, M.J.; Varbanov, P.S. Innovative Hybrid Heat Pump for Dryer Process Integration. In Chemical Engineering Transactions. Chemical Engineering Transactions. Italian Association of Chemical Engineering - AIDIC, 2017. p. 1039-1044. ISBN: 978-88-95608-51-8. ISSN: 22839216-.
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    Liu, X.; Klemeš, J.J.; Varbanov, P.S.; Čuček, L.; Qian, Y. Virtual carbon and water flows embodied in international trade: a review on consumption-based analysis. Journal of Cleaner Production, 2017, no. 146, p. 20-28. ISSN: 0959-6526.
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    Klemeš, J.J.; Varbanov, P.S.; Fan, Y.V.; Lam, H.L. Twenty Years of PRES: Past, Present and Future – Process Integration towards Sustainability. Chemical Engineering Transactions, 2017, no. 61, p. 1-24. ISSN: 22839216-.
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    Walmsley, T.G.; Ong, B.H.Y.; Atkins, M.J.; Klemeš, J.J.; Walmsley, M.R.W., Varbanov, P.S. Total Site Heat Integration of Mechanical Vapour Recompression Multi-Effect Evaporators for Older Kraft Mills. In Chemical Engineering Transactions. Chemical Engineering Transactions. Italian Association of Chemical Engineering - AIDIC, 2017. p. 265-270. ISBN: 978-88-95608-51-8. ISSN: 22839216-.
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    Jia, X.; Varbanov, P.S.; Walmsley, T.G.; Yan, Y. Water Pollution Impact Assessment of Beijing from 2011 to 2015: Implication for Degradation Reduction. In Chemical Engineering Transactions. Chemical Engineering Transactions. Italian Association of Chemical Engineering - AIDIC, 2017. p. 1525-1530. ISBN: 978-88-95608-51-8. ISSN: 22839216-.
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    Walmsley, T.G.; Varbanov, P.S.; Klemeš, J.J. Networks for Utilising the Organic and Dry Fractions of Municipal Waste: P-graph Approach. In Chemical Engineering Transactions. Chemical Engineering Transactions. Italian Association of Chemical Engineering - AIDIC, 2017. p. 1357-1362. ISBN: 978-88-95608-51-8. ISSN: 22839216-.
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    Ren, X.Y.; Jia, X.; Varbanov, P.S.; Klemeš, .J.J.; Liu Z.Y. Calculation of Cogeneration Potential of Total Site Utility Systems with Commercial Simulator. In Chemical Engineering Transactions. Chemical Engineering Transactions. Italian Association of Chemical Engineering - AIDIC, 2017. p. 1231-1236. ISBN: 978-88-95608-51-8. ISSN: 22839216-.
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    Barkaoui, A.E.; Zarhloule, Y.; Varbanov, P.S.; Klemeš, J.J. Geothermal Power Potential Assessment in North Eastern Morocco. In Chemical Engineering Transactions. Chemical Engineering Transactions. Italian Association of Chemical Engineering - AIDIC, 2017. p. 1627-1632. ISBN: 978-88-95608-51-8. ISSN: 22839216-.
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    Fedorchuk, Y.M.; Klemeš, J.J.; Varbanov, P.S.; Matvienko, V.V. Research Influence of Hazard on the Subsea Pipelines in the Caspian Sea. In Chemical Engineering Transactions. Chemical Engineering Transactions. Italian Association of Chemical Engineering - AIDIC, 2017. p. 1639-1644. ISBN: 978-88-95608-51-8. ISSN: 22839216-.
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    Varbanov, P.S.; KLEMEŠ, J.J.; Friedler, F. Challenges and Potentials of Modelling Tools Total Site Integration and Utility System Optimisation. In Computer Aided Chemical Engineering. Computer Aided Chemical Engineering. Elsevier B.V., 2017. p. 2545-2550. ISBN: 978-0-444-63965-3. ISSN: 1570-7946.
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    Varbanov, P.S.; Friedler, F. Concept interfaces as bridges between clean technology and policy research disciplines. Clean Technologies and Environmental Policy, 2017, vol. 9, no. 19, p. 2179-2180. ISSN: 1618-954X.
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    Walmsley, T.G.; Atkins, M.J.; Ong, B.H.Y.; Klemeš, J.J.; Walmsley, M.R.W.; Varbanov, P.S. Total Site Heat Integration of multi-effect evaporators with Vapour Recompression for older Kraft Mills. In Chemical Engineering Transactions. Chemical Engineering Transactions. Italian Association of Chemical Engineering - AIDIC, 2017. p. 265-270. ISBN: 978-88-95608-51-8. ISSN: 22839216-.
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    Varbanov, P.S.; Klemeš, J.J. What contributes to high impact of published research?. Clean Technologies and Environmental Policy, 2017, vol. 4, no. 19, p. 933-934. ISSN: 1618-954X.
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    Li, J.M.; Li, A.H.; Varbanov, P.S.; Liu, Z.Y. Distance potential concept and its applications to the design of regional biomass supply chains and solving vehicle routing problems. Journal of Cleaner Production, 2017, no. 144, p. 426-436. ISSN: 0959-6526.
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    Liew, P.Y.; Theo, W.L.; Wan Alwi, S.R.; Lim, J.S.; Abdul Manan, Z.; Klemeš, J.J.; Varbanov, P.S. Total Site Heat Integration planning and design for industrial, urban and renewable systems. RENEWABLE & SUSTAINABLE ENERGY REVIEWS, 2017, no. 68, p. 964-985. ISSN: 1364-0321.
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    Varbanov, P.S.; Friedler, F.; Klemeš, J.J. Process Network Design and Optimisation Using P-graph: The Success, the Challenges and Potential Roadmap. In Chemical Engineering: General Chemical Engineering. Chemical Engineering Transactions. 2017. p. 1549-1554. ISSN: 1974-9791.
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