By Panos Seferlis and Michael C. Georgiadis (Eds.)

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The Integration of Process Design and Control

Often, strategy layout and keep an eye on procedure layout are played sequentially. it is just lately displayed simultaneous method of the layout and keep an eye on ends up in major fiscal merits and more suitable dynamic functionality in the course of plant operation. broad learn in concerns resembling 'interactions of layout and control', 'analysis and layout of plant extensive keep watch over systems', 'integrated tools for layout and regulate' has ended in awesome advances and critical new applied sciences that experience enriched the diversity of tools to be had for the layout engineer in her endeavour to layout and function new procedures.

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Eq. (1) and its various approximations are suited to characterize the open-loop degree of nonlinearity of a process. Research and practical experience have shown that, for purposes of controller design, characterization of purely open-loop nonlinearity is insufficient. Closed-loop effects, such as controller performance objectives, play a role in determining the optimal degree of nonlinearity of a controller to be designed for a given process. As will be discussed in section 4, such closed-loop concerns will affect the mapping between a process' location in the characterization cube to its location in the corresponding controller design cube.

This means more recycle, which required more energy in the stripper and a larger diameter column. Running through the steady-state economics of these two systems (annual capital cost plus energy cost) gives total annual costs of $693,000/yr for the flowsheet on the left and $725,800/yr for the flowsheet on the right (with the larger reactor). Which of these two processes should be built? " Until the dynamic controllability of the two are explored, the design selection cannot be intelligently made.

Engineers have participated from Air Products, DuPont, Exxon-Mobil, FMC, Praxair, Rohm&Haas and Sun Oil. As educational aids in the area of plantwide control and in the use of commercial dynamic simulators, two text books have been written [17,18]. Fig. 16. Product-quality variability. & Fig. 17. Typical flowsheet with planwide control structure. 41 9. CONCLUSION I hope the material in this chapter is successful in making the message loud and clear that simultaneous design must be an integral part of the senior chemical engineering design course.

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