Loading... Please wait...

Nonlinear Programming: Concepts, Algorithms, and Applications to Chemical Processes

Hover over image to zoom

Order Code:

 Product Description

by Lorenz T. Biegler


2010 / xvi + 399 / Hardcover / ISBN: 978-0-898717-02-0 / List Price $94.00 / SIAM Member Price $65.80 / Order Code MO10

Keywords: chemical process optimization, nonlinear programming, optimal control, numerical algorithms, complementarity constraints

Sample Chapter

This book addresses modern nonlinear programming (NLP) concepts and algorithms, especially as they apply to challenging applications in chemical process engineering. The author provides a firm grounding in fundamental NLP properties and algorithms, and relates them to real-world problem classes in process optimization, thus making the material understandable and useful to chemical engineers and experts in mathematical optimization.

Nonlinear Programming: Concepts, Algorithms, and Applications to Chemical Processes shows readers

  • which NLP methods are best suited for specific applications,
  • how large-scale problems should be formulated and what features of these problems should be emphasized, and
  • how existing NLP methods can be extended to exploit specific structures of large-scale optimization models.

The book is intended for chemical engineers interested in using NLP algorithms for specific applications, experts in mathematical optimization who want to understand process engineering problems and develop better approaches to solving them, and researchers from both fields interested in developing better methods and problem formulations for challenging engineering problems.

About the Authors
Lorenz T. Biegler is the Bayer Professor of Chemical Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University and a Fellow of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers. He has authored or coauthored over 200 journal articles and 2 books. His research interests lie in the field of computer-aided process engineering, including flowsheet optimization; optimization of systems of differential and algebraic equations; reactor network synthesis; and algorithms for constrained, nonlinear process control.

SBN: 9780898717020

Vendors Other Products

 Product Reviews

This product hasn't received any reviews yet. Be the first to review this product!

You Recently Viewed...



Follow us on

Copyright 2019 SIAM Bookstore. All Rights Reserved.
Sitemap | BigCommerce Premium Themes by PSDCenter

Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics 3600 Market St., 6th Fl. Philadelphia, PA 19104-2688 USA +1-215-382-9800 FAX: +1-215-386-7999 www.siam.org email: siambooks@siam.org

Click the button below to add the Nonlinear Programming: Concepts, Algorithms, and Applications to Chemical Processes to your wish list.