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CHE656: Process Analysis and Modeling

Academic Year 2023 - Semester II

Instructor: Asst. Prof. Dr. Hong-ming Ku

The course consists of 3 parts:

1. System modeling

2. Fundamentals of optimization

3. Design projects

THIS IS AN OBEM (OUTCOME-BASED MODULE) COURSE. Download the OBEM document here.

Course Syllabus and Design Projects

                          The CHE656 course syllabus here

                          The optimization textbook by Edgar and Himmelblau

                          The five CHE656 design teams and their student members here

                          The problem statement of design projects, Part (a)

NSDC-1989     NSDC-1991     NSDC-1995     NSDC-2020     NSDC-2021

                          The problem statement of design projects, Part (b)

EVO-Metaheuristic   GRO-Metaheuristic   LOA-Metaheuristic   OOBO-Metaheuristic   WaOA-Metaheuristic

                          The booklet on technical writing

                        

Homework Assignments and Due Dates

                 The homework problems here.

There is a total of 8 homework sets assigned, each of which is worth 100 points:

Part (1): Modeling of Process Dynamics

Homework Set #1 (due - ??): #1, #4,. #6, #11, and #13

Homework Set #2 (due - ??): #15, #16, #18, #19, and #22

Homework Set #3 (due - ??): #25, #27, #32, #33, and #36

Part (2): Basic Principles of Optimization

Homework Set #4 (due - ??): #2, #3, #4, #8, #9, #10, and #15

Homework Set #5 (due - ??): #16, #18, #19, and #22 (a), (b), (d), (e), and (k)

Homework Set #6 (due - ??): #24, #26, #29, #31, #33, and #40

Homework Set #7 (due - ??): #42, #43, #45, #47, and #50

Homework Set #8 (due - ??): #52, #56, #60, #62, and #66

Timetable of Design Project Oral Presentations

Part (a): AIChE National Student Design Competition

Proposal Presentation - Thursday Feb 15, 1:30 pm, to be attended by Aj Ming, Aj Thongchai, Aj Asawin, and Aj Nonsee

Progress Presentation - Thursday Mar 7, 1:30 pm, to be attended by Aj Ming, Aj Thongchai, and Aj Nonsee

Final Presentation - Thursday Mar 28, 1:30 pm, to be attended by Aj Ming, Aj Thongchai, Aj Nonsee, and Aj Kwan

Part (b): Metaheuristics Development for Optimization

First Presentation - Thursday Apr 25, 1:30 am, to be attended by Aj Asawin and Aj Alisa

Final Presentation - Thursday May 16, 1:30 pm, to be attended by Aj Ming, Aj Thongchai, Aj Asawin, and Aj Kwan

References and Papers (Downloadable)

1. A Brief Review of Nature-inspired Algorithms for Optimization by Fisher Jr. et al.

2. Advanced Optimization by Nature-inspired Algorithms, Edited by Omid Bozorg-Haddad

3. Handbook of Metaheuristics by Gendreau & Potvin

4. Handbook of Metaheuristics by Glover & Kochenberger

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