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Optimal Control for Chemical Engineers

1st Edition

By Simant Ranjan Upreti

CRC Press

305 pages

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Description

Optimal Control for Chemical Engineers gives a detailed treatment of optimal control theory that enables readers to formulate and solve optimal control problems. With a strong emphasis on problem solving, the book provides all the necessary mathematical analyses and derivations of important results, including multiplier theorems and Pontryagin's pr

Table of Contents

Introduction. Fundamental Concepts. Optimality in Optimal Control Problems. Lagrange Multipliers. Pontryagin's Minimum Principle. Different Types of Optimal Control Problems. Numerical Solution of Optimal Control Problems. Optimal Periodic Control. Mathematical Review. Index.

About the Author

Simant Ranjan Upreti is a professor of chemical engineering at Ryerson University in Toronto. His research interests include the mathematical modeling, computer simulation, optimization, and optimal control of chemical engineering processes. Dr. Upreti has been involved in the application of optimal control to determine concentration-dependent diffusion of gases in heavy oils and polymers and to enhance the recovery of heavy oils.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCI013060
SCIENCE / Chemistry / Industrial & Technical
TEC007000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Electrical