Optimization of chemical processes (2nd Ed.)


Language: Anglais
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652 p. · 23.4x15.6 cm · Hardback
This text explains the theory and practice of optimization, with the focus on the techniques and software that offer the most potential for success and give reliable results. Case studies are presented with examples taken from the areas of microelectronics processing and molecular modelling.

I Problem Formulation

1 The Nature and Organization of Optimization Problems

2 Developing Models for Optimization

3 Formulation of the Objective Function

II Optimization Theory and Methods

4 Basic Concepts of Optimization

5 Optimization for Unconstrained Functions: One- Dimensional Search

6 Unconstrained Multivariable Optimization

7 Linear Programming and Applications

8 Nonlinear Programming with Constraints

9 Mixed-Integer Programming

10 Global Optimization for Problems Containing Continuous and Discrete Variables

IIIApplications of Optimization

11 Heat Transfer and Energy Conservation

12 Separation Processes

13 Fluid Flow Systems

14 Chemical Reactor Design and Operation

15 Optimization in Large-Scale Plant Design and Operations

16 Integrated Planning, Scheduling, and Control in the Process Industries