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Written by Hayder Abdulbari   
Thursday, 19 January 2012 05:54

CARiFF aims to perform leading research in advanced fluid flow focusing on pipeline and drag reduction, multiphase mixing, oil and gas, computational fluid dynamics and reactive flow, which will lead to publication in high impact journals and technology development for the industry, develop talented researchers and engineers to become top biomass experts, and to provide state-of-art facilities for research. CARiFF at FKKSA is currently equipped the following research facilities:

*      Pipeline and drag reduction lab

o   Particle drag coefficient

o   Pipeline and drag reduction facilities


*      Fluid mixing & product formulation

o   Pilot plant mixing unit

o   Mixing tank

o   Stirred tank bioreactors ~ 2L,10L, 20L, 50L

o   Bionexus pilot plant (Pythochemical extraction and spray drying)


*      Oil and gas technology

o   Biodiesel pilot plant

o   ASTM D6751 testing facilities ~ Cetane analyser, Gas pycnometer, Brookfield Digital Rheometer, Flash point tester, Potentiometric titrator, Specific gravity meter

o   Analytical lab ~ FTIR, NIR, DSC, TGA, Soxhlet extraction unit, Microwave extraction unit, Analytical balance, pH meter, Fume hood, Homogenizer, Gas Chromatography Mass Spectrometry (GC-MS), High performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC), High speed centrifuge, Rotary evaporator


*      Fluid dynamics

o   CFD lab and training facilities (30 workstations)

Last Updated on Monday, 30 January 2012 05:03