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Volume 2012, Article ID 180617, 11 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1100/2012/180617
Research Article

Design and Control of Glycerol-tert-Butyl Alcohol Etherification Process

Department of Chemical Engineering, University Politehnica of Bucharest, Street Gh. Polizu 1-7, 011061 Bucharest, Romania

Received 7 September 2012; Accepted 5 November 2012

Academic Editors: G. Morales and O. A. Scelza

Copyright © 2012 Elena Vlad et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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