Integration of superstructure-based optimization and semantic models for the synthesis of reactor networks

Claudia Labrador-Darder, Franjo Cecelja, Antonis C. Kokossis, Patrick Linke

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Abstract

The paper presents a novel framework for the optimisation and synthesis of complex reactor networks that combines superstructure-based optimisation, semantic models and analytical tools. The work addresses the representation and extraction of process synthesis knowledge during the optimisation process with the purpose to simplify and interpret design results. The simplification is achieved with a gradual evolution of the superstructure and corresponding adjustments of the optimisation search. The interpretation is accomplished with the use of analytical tools to translate data into descriptive terms understood by users. Means of analysis include dynamic ontologies populated by computer experiments and continuously upgraded in the course of optimisation.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication19th European Symposium on Computer Aided Process Engineering
EditorsJacek Jezowski, Jan Thullie
Pages865-870
Number of pages6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 26 Jun 2009

Publication series

NameComputer Aided Chemical Engineering
Volume26
ISSN (Print)1570-7946

Keywords

  • Optimisation
  • ontology
  • reactor networks
  • superstructure

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Chemical Engineering(all)
  • Computer Science Applications

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    Labrador-Darder, C., Cecelja, F., Kokossis, A. C., & Linke, P. (2009). Integration of superstructure-based optimization and semantic models for the synthesis of reactor networks. In J. Jezowski, & J. Thullie (Eds.), 19th European Symposium on Computer Aided Process Engineering (pp. 865-870). (Computer Aided Chemical Engineering; Vol. 26). https://doi.org/10.1016/S1570-7946(09)70144-0