Optimal design of heat recovery system

Azri, Marmoh (2013) Optimal design of heat recovery system. Faculty of Chemical & Natural Resources Engineering, Universiti Malaysia Pahang.

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High energy usage has been a huge problem in all areas of the chemical industry. With the growing awareness of green engineering, energy usage needs to be reduced by some means. This study explains how energy usage is reduced through atechnique called process integration which is achieved through mathematical programming. Software called Generalized Algebraic Modeling System (GAMS) is used to do the mathematical programming. Although many methods can be used, this paper covers the usage of Linear Programming (LP) to reduce energy usage. An ethylbenzene plant in Korea was used as a case study (Yoon et al., 2007) to verify the model developed. Transportation model was used as the mathematical model to solve this problem. The procedures involved 3 steps, (1) data extraction from the process data, (2) superstructure representation, and (3) mathematical modeling. The simulation results produced by GAMS were analysed based on three important criteria to select the valid match ups between hot streams and cold streams. As a result, usage of cooling and heating utility was reduced by 79.3% and 28.2% respectively.

Item Type: Undergraduates Project Papers
Additional Information: Project paper (Bachelor of Chemical Engineering) -- Universiti Malaysia Pahang – 2013, SV: CIK ZAINATUL BAHIYAH HANDANI, NO. CD: 6988
Uncontrolled Keywords: Heat Recovery
Subjects: T Technology > TJ Mechanical engineering and machinery
Faculty/Division: Faculty of Chemical & Natural Resources Engineering
Depositing User: Ms. Hazima Anuar
Date Deposited: 15 Oct 2014 02:04
Last Modified: 19 Oct 2023 03:47
URI: http://umpir.ump.edu.my/id/eprint/7054
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