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Application of Optimization to the Study of Chemical Processes

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Application of Optimization to the Study of Chemical Processes

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16 Oct 2005 (Updated )

Four Chemical Processes are Optimized

f=alkylation_cost(x)
% Title Solution of an Alkylation Process via Constrained Nonlinear Programming

% Reference: Edgar, Himmelblau and Lasdon in Optimization of
% Chemical Processes, McGraw-Hill International Edition, 2001

% Author of the matlab file: Housam Binous, PhD, Tunis, Tunisia
% Email: binoushousam@yahoo.com

% The same problem was solved using Mathematica and GAMS.
% GAMS ans Mathematica files are available from the author upon request.

function f=alkylation_cost(x)

f=-0.063*x(4)*x(7)+5.04*x(1)+0.035*x(2)+10*x(3)+3.36*x(5);

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