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Stochastic Process Optimization of an Integrated Biorefinery

  title={Stochastic Process Optimization of an Integrated Biorefinery},
  author={Dahui Liu and Sandra Duni Eksioglu and Mohammad S. Roni},
Planning of biorefinery operations is complicated by the stochastic nature of physical and chemical characteristics of biomass feedstock, such as, moisture level and carbohydrate content. Biomass characteristics affect the performance of the equipment which feed the reactor and the efficiency of the conversion process in a biorefinery. We propose a stochastic optimization model to identify a blend of feedstocks, inventory levels, and operating conditions of equipment to ensure a continuous… 



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