Economic Benefit from Progressive Integration of Scheduling and Control for Continuous Chemical Processes
scheduling, model predictive control, dynamic market, market fluctuations, process disturbances, nonlinear, integration
Performance of integrated production scheduling and advanced process control with disturbances is summarized and reviewed with four progressive stages of scheduling and control integration and responsiveness to disturbances: open-loop segregated scheduling and control, closed-loop segregated scheduling and control, open-loop scheduling with consideration of process dynamics, and closed-loop integrated scheduling and control responsive to process disturbances and market fluctuations. Progressive economic benefit from dynamic rescheduling and integrating scheduling and control is shown on a continuously stirred tank reactor (CSTR) benchmark application in closed-loop simulations over 24 h. A fixed horizon integrated scheduling and control formulation for multi-product, continuous chemical processes is utilized, in which nonlinear model predictive control (NMPC) and continuous-time scheduling are combined.
Original Publication Citation
Beal, L.D.R.; Petersen, D.; Pila, G.; Davis, B.; Warnick, S.; Hedengren, J.D. Economic Benefit from Progressive Integration of Scheduling and Control for Continuous Chemical Processes. Processes 2017, 5, 84.
BYU ScholarsArchive Citation
Beal, Logan; Petersen, Damon; Pila, Guilherme; Davis, Brady; Warnick, Sean; and Hedengren, John, "Economic Benefit from Progressive Integration of Scheduling and Control for Continuous Chemical Processes" (2017). All Faculty Publications. 2086.
Ira A. Fulton College of Engineering and Technology
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