Taking the example of a large refinery, we have shown that it is possible to select the most optimal operating variants of process units with the help of linear programming methods.
The optimization of the operation of process units considerably cuts down production cost and increases profit.
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Yu. M. Malyshev, D. F. Varfolomeev, A. F. Bryugeman, V. E. Tishchenko, M. G. Adigamov, and N. S. Petrova, Khim. i Tekhnol. Topliv i Masel, No. 11 (1967).
K. A. Kanavina and N. G. Nafikova assisted in the collection and analysis of the statistical material. Translated from Khimiya i Tekhnologiya Topliv i Masel, No. 1, pp. 27–30, January, 1969.
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Malyshev, Y.M., Sorkin, Y.G., Khakimov, Z.A. et al. The use of linear programming methods for fulfilling refineries' production programs. Chem Technol Fuels Oils 5, 35–40 (1969). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00727953
- Production Cost
- Optimal Operating
- Process Unit
- Operating Variant
- Programming Method