Meeting 2007

The fifth common meeting of the UNIFAC Consortium and the  DDBST User Meeting took place on Tuesday 18. September 2007 and Wednesday 19. September 2007 , at the Carl von Ossietzky University of Oldenburg, Institute of Industrial Chemistry, Campus Wechloy.

The present status and the latest research activities on UNIFAC, mod. UNIFAC (Do) and PSRK were presented in short lectures. After this, the company representatives had the opportunity to suggest possible future developments.
In the second part of the meeting the participants discussed our proposals and practicable suggestions for the future developments of UNIFAC, mod. UNIFAC (Do), and PSRK at our research group.
In the evening all participants were invited to join the laboratory tour, followed by a dinner.

34 people from 27 different companies or institutions participated in the meeting. 


Fifth joint meeting of the
“UNIFAC Consortium“ and the “DDB User Meeting”
Tuesday 18th and Wednesday 19th September 2007, University of Oldenburg, Campus Wechloy


Tuesday 18th September 2007

09:00 Reception
09:30 Welcome
  • Introduction
  • time schedule
  • overview of the work of the scientific group, consortium, DDBST and LTP
10:00 DDB2007 Dr.Rarey 

Experimental Determination and Prediction of Phase Equilibria for systems with Ionic Liquids

Silke Nebig 
10:45 coffee break / photo shooting  
11:00 "time available for lectures from participants"  
  • 11:00 "DDBST cooperative efforts with GPA (Gas Processor's Association) and API (American Petroleum Institute"  
Todd Willmann, EPCON 
  • 11:15 "TPSI - software presentation"

Dr. Micke, TPSI 
Dr. Fischer, TPSI  

  • 11:30 " Using the full potential of UNIFAC - experiences from industry for the design of a multicomponent distillation"
Dr. Schmid, Ciba 
  • 11:45 "VLXE - A general tool for phase equilibrium calculations inside Excel with focus on polymer systems"
Dr. Laursen, VLXE  
  • 12:00 "Property and binary interaction
    estimation needed to help meeting the energy challenge"
Miranda Mooijer, Shell
  • 12:15 "21st Century SABIC - An Overview"
Tahir Hussain, Sabic
12:30 lunch break  
13:30 Recent development of the PSRK-group contribution equation of state Dr. Horstmann 
13:45 Current state of the Revision and Extension of UNIFAC and Modified UNIFAC (Dortmund) Dr.Jakob 
14:15 Consortium Session
  • Delivery 2007
  • Future Plans
  • Discussion
Prof.Dr. Gmehling  Dr.Jakob  
14:30 Coffee Break  
15:00 DDB-Session Dr. Rarey 
17:00 Laboratory Tour University/LTP Coworkers of LTP 
19:30 Dinner
"Rodizio Lazador Brasil" (Brazilian restaurant)
Pferdemarkt 16, 26121 Oldenburg, Phone : 8007433

Wednesday 19th September

Building of DDPST/LTP

MarieCurie Str. 10, 26129 Oldenburg

09:00 Reception  
09:30 - 13:00 Introductory Course Dortmund Data Bank (DDB) and DDB Software Package (DDBSP)  Coworkers of DDBST 
09:30 - 18:00 Private Appointments with DDBST and LTP  
14:00 - 18:00 Workshop DDB/DDBSP 
  • DDB Version 2007
  • Data Bank Software
  • Estimation Tools
  • Data Regression
  • Data and Parameter Import/Export