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Nonlinear Programming

Nonlinear Programming
Concepts, Algorithms, and Applications to Chemical Processes

Part of MPS-SIAM Series on Optimization

  • Date Published: October 2010
  • availability: This item is not supplied by Cambridge University Press in your region. Please contact Soc for Industrial & Applied Mathematics for availability.
  • format: Hardback
  • isbn: 9780898717020

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  • This book addresses modern nonlinear programming concepts and algorithms, especially as they apply to challenging applications in chemical process engineering. It relates the material to real-world problem classes in process optimisation, thus bridging the gap between the mathematical material and the practical uses. Nonlinear Programming: Concepts, Algorithms, and Applications to Chemical Processes shows readers which methods are best suited for specific applications, how large-scale problems should be formulated and what features of these problems should be emphasised, and how existing NLP methods can be extended to exploit specific structures of large-scale optimisation models. The book serves a dual function: it will be useful to chemical engineers who wish to understand and use nonlinear programming; it will also be of interest to experts in mathematical optimisation who want to understand process engineering problems and develop better approaches to solving them.

    • Detailed treatment of state-of-art NLP algorithms
    • Comprehensive development and presentation of dynamic optimization algorithms
    • Suitable as a supplementary text for courses on nonlinear programming
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    • Date Published: October 2010
    • format: Hardback
    • isbn: 9780898717020
    • length: 416 pages
    • dimensions: 260 x 840 x 26 mm
    • weight: 0.89kg
    • availability: This item is not supplied by Cambridge University Press in your region. Please contact Soc for Industrial & Applied Mathematics for availability.
  • 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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    Nonlinear Programming

    Lorenz T. Biegler

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    Lorenz T. Biegler, Carnegie Mellon University, Pennsylvania
    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.

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