Dynamic optimisation of batch distillation with a middle vessel using neural network techniques

Greaves, M.A. and Mujtaba, I.M. and Barolo, M. and Trotta, A. and Hussain, Mohd Azlan (2002) Dynamic optimisation of batch distillation with a middle vessel using neural network techniques. Computer Aided Chemical Engineering, 10. pp. 505-510. ISSN 1570-7946, DOI https://doi.org/10.1016/S1570-7946(02)80112-2.

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A rigorous model (validated against experimental pilot plant data) of a Middle Vessel Batch Distillation Column (MVC) is used to generate a set of data, which is then used to develop a neural network (NN) based model of the MVC column. A very good match between the "plant" data and the data generated by the NN based model is eventually achieved. A dynamic optimisation problem incorporating the NN based model is then formulated to maximise the total amount of specified products while optimising the reflux and reboil ratios. The problem is solved using an efficient algorithm at the expense of few CPU seconds.

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Additional Information: Export Date: 5 March 2013 Source: Scopus doi: 10.1016/S1570-7946(02)80112-2 Language of Original Document: English Correspondence Address: Greaves, M.A.; Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Bradford, West Yorkshire BD7 1DP, United Kingdom References: Barolo, M., Guarise, G.B., Rienzi, S.A., Trotta, A., Macchietto, S., (1996) Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 35, p. 4612; Barolo, M., Guarise, G.B., Rienzi, S.A., Trotta, A., (1998) Comp. Chem. Eng., 22, pp. S37; Bortolini, P., Guarise, G.B., (1970) Quad. Ing. Chim. Ital., 6, p. 1; Chen, C.L., (1988) PhD Thesis, , Imperial College, London; Cheong, W., Barton, P.I., (1999) Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 38, p. 1504; Edgar, T.F., (1996) J. Proc. Contr., 6, p. 99; Greaves, M.A., Mujtaba, I.M., Hussain, M.A., (2001) Application of Neural Network and Other Learning Technologies in Process Engineering, p. 149. , Mujtaba I.M., and Hussain M.A. (Eds), Imperial College Press, London; Hasebe, S., Aziz, B.B., Abdul, Hashimoto, I., Watanabe, T., (1992) IFAC Workshop on Interactions Between Process Design and Process Control, , Perkins J. (Ed). London, Sept 7-8, Pergamon Press; Mujtaba, I.M., Macchietto, S., (1996) J. Proc. Contr., 6, p. 27; Mujtaba, I.M., Hussain, M.A., (1998) Comput. Chem. Engng., 22, pp. S621; Skogestad, S., Wittgens, B., Sørensen, E., Litto, R., (1997) AIChE J., 43, p. 971
Subjects: T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
T Technology > TP Chemical technology
Divisions: Faculty of Engineering
Depositing User: Mr Jenal S
Date Deposited: 10 Jul 2013 07:06
Last Modified: 10 Feb 2021 03:40
URI: http://eprints.um.edu.my/id/eprint/7074

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