Publication in the Diário da República: Despacho nº 10765/2011 - 30/08/2011
6 ECTS; 1º Ano, 2º Semestre, 30,0 T + 16,0 PL + 14,0 TP
Prior knowledge of chemical engineering including project, operation and management of industrial units and equipment, mathematical analysis, algebra.
Provide knowledge of the methodologies to raise and solve problems related with project optimisation and operation of units and equipments for the chemical industry.
PART I Optimization theory and methods: Introduction and
motivation. Introduction to GAMS. Linear programming. Entire
Linear Programming. Dynamic programming.
PART II Formulation and resolution of optimization problems in chemical technology. Application to industrial management,production management and flowsheeting. Application to heat
transfer and energy conservation, fluid transport...
Two mid-term written tests + a computer-aided test or final exam.
- Magalhães, A. e Guerreiro, J. e Ramalhete, M. (1994). Programação Linear. Lisboa: McGraw-Hill
- Hiller , F. e Lieberman, G. (1989). Introduction to Operations Research. New York: McGraw-Hill
- Lasdon, L. e Himmelblau, D. e Edgar, T. (2001). Optimization of Chemical Processes. New York: McGraw-Hill.
Lectures on optimisation methods. Problem-solving applied to chemical technology.
Software used in class