Process Modelling And Model Analysis

Hardcover | May 29, 2001

byIan T. Cameron, Katalin HangosEditorJohn Perkins

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This book describes the use of models in process engineering. Process engineering is all about manufacturing--of just about anything! To manage processing and manufacturing systematically, the engineer has to bring together many different techniques and analyses of the interaction between various aspects of the process. For example, process engineers would apply models to perform feasibility analyses of novel process designs, assess environmental impact, and detect potential hazards or accidents.To manage complex systems and enable process design, the behavior of systems is reduced to simple mathematical forms. This book provides a systematic approach to the mathematical development of process models and explains how to analyze those models. Additionally, there is a comprehensive bibliography for further reading, a question and answer section, and an accompanying Web site developed by the authors with additional data and exercises. * Introduces a structured modeling methodology emphasizing the importance of the modeling goal and including key steps such as model verification, calibration, and validation.* Focuses on novel and advanced modeling techniques such as discrete, hybrid, hierarchical, and empirical modeling* Illustrates the notions, tools, and techniques of process modeling with examples and advances applications

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This book describes the use of models in process engineering. Process engineering is all about manufacturing--of just about anything! To manage processing and manufacturing systematically, the engineer has to bring together many different techniques and analyses of the interaction between various aspects of the process. For example, pr...

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Process modeling is one of the key aspects of process systems engineering. It is a significant activity in most major companies around the world, driven by applications such as process optimization, design, and control.Process Modeling and Modeling Analysis gives a comprehensive treatment of process modeling for the student, researcher...

Ian Cameron is Professor in Chemical Engineering at the University of Queensland with teaching, research, and consulting activities in process systems engineering. He has a particular interest in process modelling, dynamic simulation, and the application of functional systems perspectives to risk management, having extensive industrial...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:543 pages, 9.63 × 6.75 × 0.98 inPublished:May 29, 2001Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0121569314

ISBN - 13:9780121569310

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Table of Contents

Introduction

FUNDAMENTAL PRINCIPLES AND PROCESS MODEL DEVELOPMENT
The Role of Models in Process Systems Engineering;
A Systematic Approach to Model Building; Conservation Principles; Constitutive Relations;
Dynamic Models - Lumped Parameter Systems; Solution Strategies for Lumped Parameter Models; Dynamic Models - Distributed Parameter Systems
Solution Strategies for Distributed Parameter Systems; Process Model Hierarchies



ADVANCED PROCESS MODELING AND MODEL ANALYSIS
Basic Tools for Process Model Analysis; Data Acquisition and Analysis; Statistical Model Calibration and Validation; Analysis of Dynamic Process Models; Process Modeling for Control and Diagnostic Purposes; Modeling Discrete Event Systems; Modeling Hybrid Systems; Modeling Applications in Process Systems; Computer Aided Process Modeling; Empirical Model Building; Appendix: Basic Mathematic Tools; Bibliography;
Index