166.720 Optimisation in Process Systems Engineering
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2024S, VU, 2.0h, 3.0EC
TUWEL

Course evaluation

Properties

  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 3.0
  • Type: VU Lecture and Exercise
  • Format: Presence

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to:

- understand the principles of process optimization for process synthesis and deisgn.

- formulate optimization problems for complicated process design tasks.

- to apply optimization methods on the basis of mathematical algorithms and software.

Subject of course

- Basic concepts for algorithmic methods and optimization in process systems engineering

- Theory and applications for linear (LP), nonlinear (NLP) and mixed-integer (MIP, MILP, MINLP) programming

- Optimization models for synthesis of heat exchanger networks

- Optimization models for synthesis of reactor networks

- Optimization models for synthesis and integration of distillation sequencing

- Optimization of process flowsheet structures (superstructures)

- Optimal design and scheduling for multiproduct batch plants

- Process flexibility analysis

Teaching methods

The contents are taught through lectures, calculation examples and processing of various tasks and questions.

Mode of examination

Written

Lecturers

Institute

Course dates

DayTimeDateLocationDescription
Fri11:00 - 13:0001.03.2024 - 21.06.2024GM 7 Kleiner Schiffbau LVA
Fri11:00 - 13:0028.06.2024GM 7 Kleiner Schiffbau Exam
Optimisation in Process Systems Engineering - Single appointments
DayDateTimeLocationDescription
Fri01.03.202411:00 - 13:00GM 7 Kleiner Schiffbau LVA
Fri08.03.202411:00 - 13:00GM 7 Kleiner Schiffbau LVA
Fri15.03.202411:00 - 13:00GM 7 Kleiner Schiffbau LVA
Fri22.03.202411:00 - 13:00GM 7 Kleiner Schiffbau LVA
Fri12.04.202411:00 - 13:00GM 7 Kleiner Schiffbau LVA
Fri19.04.202411:00 - 13:00GM 7 Kleiner Schiffbau LVA
Fri26.04.202411:00 - 13:00GM 7 Kleiner Schiffbau LVA
Fri03.05.202411:00 - 13:00GM 7 Kleiner Schiffbau LVA
Fri17.05.202411:00 - 13:00GM 7 Kleiner Schiffbau LVA
Fri31.05.202411:00 - 13:00GM 7 Kleiner Schiffbau LVA
Fri07.06.202411:00 - 13:00GM 7 Kleiner Schiffbau LVA
Fri14.06.202411:00 - 13:00GM 7 Kleiner Schiffbau LVA
Fri21.06.202411:00 - 13:00GM 7 Kleiner Schiffbau LVA
Fri28.06.202411:00 - 13:00GM 7 Kleiner Schiffbau Exam

Examination modalities

Written through exercises at home during the course, one exam in the middle and one at the end of the course, and one chance for repetition after the course.

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
31.12.2023 00:00 28.03.2024 00:00 14.06.2024 23:00

Curricula

Study CodeObligationSemesterPrecon.Info
066 473 Chemical and Process Engineering for Sustainable Production Not specified

Literature

No lecture notes are available.

Previous knowledge

Basic knowledge of Process- or Chemical-engineering.

Participation in the course "Systematic methods in process design" is also advantageous.

Miscellaneous

  • Attendance Required!

Language

if required in English