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Y (s,p). It should also be noted that the usage of state s at time point p corresponds to the production of state s at time point p +1, where s and s are input and output states of a particular operation, respectively. In the event where many states are used simultaneously, which is frequently encountered in batch reactors and blending operations, only one state is assigned the binary variable y (s,p) as all these states are used at the same time point. The state that has been assigned the binary variable is termed an effective state.
4). Note that in Fig. 4. 6 Summary and Conclusions The main challenge in short-term scheduling emanates from time domain representation, which eventually influences the number of binary variables and accuracy of the model. Contrary to continuous-time formulations, discrete-time formulations tend to be inaccurate and result in an explosive binary dimension. This justifies recent efforts in developing continuous-time models that are amenable to industrial size problems. In this chapter, state sequence network (SSN) representation has been presented.
When a batch operation is scheduled a Gantt chart is usually generated, such as T. V. 2010 41 42 3 Process Intermediate Storage Operational Philosophy in Fig. 1. From this figure it is simple to identify the latent storage potential of the units. For example, units 1, 3, 4 and 6 are idle and empty for most of the time horizon of interest. This provides the opportunity of using these units as storage, instead of, or in conjunction with dedicated intermediate storage. This leads to a number of benefits, such as increased capital utilization of the equipment, possible reduction in the size required for the plant and a reduced capital cost associated with the construction of new batch facilities.