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Perspectives on model based integration of process operations
Abstract The chemical process industry has increasingly been pursuing the use of computing technology to gather, organize, disseminate and exploit enterprise information and to closely coordinate theExpand
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Practical considerations in using model-based optimization for the scheduling and planning of batch/semicontinuous processes
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This paper provides a model-based framework for solving scheduling and planning problems in the chemical process industry and provides the first optimal solution reported to date. Expand
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A DECOMPOSITION HEURISTIC FOR SCHEDULING THE GENERAL BATCH CHEMICAL PLANT
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In this paper a heuristic decomposition algorithm for scheduling the generalized batch chemical plant is presented. Expand
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A language for describing process scheduling problems
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In this paper, we define the language RCSPec for expressing process scheduling problems and describe a scheme for parsing and then translating the language to a mathematical programming formulation. Expand
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An Interval-Based Mathematical Model for the Scheduling of Resource-Constrained Batch Chemical Processes
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This paper is an extension of previously presented work concerned with the use of interval analysis and search techniques for the exact modelling of the solution space of resource-constrained batch chemical process scheduling problems. Expand
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Successfully solve combinatorial problems
This article discusses new computer software tools based on Mixed Integer Linear Programming (MILP) that can help engineers solve the combinatorial problems that are found in plant scheduling andExpand
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