Selecting the best control methodology to improve the efficiency of discontinuous reactors

Ergys Pahijaa, Flavio Manentia,* and Iqbal M. Mujtabab,    aPolitecnico di Milano, Dipartimento di Chimica, Materiali e Ingegneria Chimica “G. Natta”, Piazza L. da Vinci 32, 20133 Milano, ITALY, bSchool of Engineering Design &Technology, University of Bradford, West Yorkshire BD7 1DP, UK, *Email: flavio.manenti@polimi.it

Abstract

This work investigates in detail several methodologies to improve the optimal control of discontinuous processes. It shows that whenever a batch dynamic optimization is solved, the optimum is related to the control methodology adopted and the result is a sub-optimum since other more (or apparently less!) appealing control methodologies ...

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