Nonlinear Programming: Concepts, Algorithms, and Applications to Chemical Processes

Nonlinear Programming: Concepts, Algorithms, and Applications to Chemical Processes

by Lorenz T. Biegler

Hardcover(New Edition)


Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780898717020
Publisher: SIAM
Publication date: 10/14/2010
Series: MPS-SIAM Series on Optimization Series , #10
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 416

About the Author

Lorenz T. Biegler is the Bayer Professor of Chemical Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University and a Fellow of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers. He has authored or coauthored over 200 journal articles and two books. His research interests lie in the field of computer-aided process engineering, including flowsheet optimization, optimization of systems of differential and algebraic equations, reactor network synthesis and algorithms for constrained, nonlinear process control.

Table of Contents

Preface; 1. Introduction to process optimization; 2. Concepts of unconstrained optimization; 3. Newton-type methods for unconstrained optimization; 4. Concepts of constrained optimization; 5. Newton methods for equality constrained optimization; 6. Numerical algorithms for constrained optimization; 7. Steady state process optimization; 8. Introduction to dynamic process optimization; 9. Dynamic optimization methods with embedded DAE solvers; 10. Simultaneous methods for dynamic optimization; 11. Process optimization with complementarity constraints; Bibliography; Index.

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