WHAT YOU WILL LEARN
Optimization is not an obscure, esoteric concept.
The terms objective function and decision variable will be defined.
The concepts of topological and parametric optimization will be defined and the procedures for using them will be covered.
The approach for single-variable, two-variable, and multivariable optimization will be covered.
The approach to optimizing batch processes will be covered.
Optimization is the process of improving an existing situation, device, or system such as a chemical process. This chapter presents techniques and strategies to
Set up an optimization problem
Quantify the value of a potential improvement
Identify quickly the potential for improvement
Identify the ...