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Main Title Introduction to optimization for chemical and environmental engineers /
Author Theodore, Louis,
Other Authors
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Behan, Kelly,
Publisher CRC Press, an imprint of Taylor and Francis,
Year Published 2018
Call Number QA402.5.T445 2018
ISBN 9781351037389
Subjects MATHEMATICS / Applied ; MATHEMATICS / Probability & Statistics / General ; Mathematical optimization ; SCIENCE / Chemistry / Industrial & Technical ; SCIENCE / Environmental Science
Internet Access
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Edition First edition.
Collation 1 online resource (344 pages) : 129 illustrations
Due to license restrictions, this resource is available to EPA employees and authorized contractors only
Contents Notes
part, Part I Optimization Fundamentals and Principles -- chapter 1 Optimization Overview -- chapter 2 Mathematical Operations -- chapter 3 Perturbation Techniques -- chapter 4 Search Methods -- chapter 5 Graphical Approaches -- chapter 6 Analytical Methods -- chapter 7 Linear Programming -- part, Part II Environmental Engineering Applications -- chapter 8 Air Pollution Management -- chapter 9 Water Pollution Management -- chapter 10 Solid Waste Management -- chapter 11 Health Risk Assessment -- chapter 12 Hazard Risk Assessment -- part, Part III: Chemical Engineering Applications -- chapter 13 Fluid Flow Applications -- chapter 14 Chemical Reactor Applications -- chapter 15 Mass Transfer Applications -- chapter 16 Heat Transfer Applications -- chapter 17 Plant Design Applications -- part, Part IV: Select Optimization Applications -- chapter 18 Select Environmental Engineering Applications -- chapter 19 Select Chemical Engineering Applications -- chapter 20 Advanced Optimization Term Projects. This book presents the introductory fundamentals of several optimization methods with accompanying practical engineering applications. It examines mathematical optimization calculations common to both environmental and chemical engineering professionals, with a primary focus on perturbation techniques, search methods, graphical analysis, analytical methods, linear programming, and more. The book presents numerous illustrative examples laid out in such a way as to develop the reader’s technical understanding of optimization, with progressively difficult examples located at the end of each chapter. This book serves as a training tool for students and industry professionals alike.