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dc.contributor.authorAlabi, Adebayo Adejare
dc.contributor.authorCastro Pérez, Jordi
dc.contributor.otherUniversitat Politècnica de Catalunya. Departament d'Estadística i Investigació Operativa
dc.date.accessioned2010-09-13T08:28:30Z
dc.date.available2010-09-13T08:28:30Z
dc.date.created2009
dc.date.issued2009
dc.identifier.citationAlabi, A.; Castro, J. A mathematical model of refinery operations characterised by complete horizontal integration of subsystems from purchase to product distribution. "Hydrocarbon World", 2009, vol. 4, núm. 2, p. 55-56.
dc.identifier.issn1753-3899
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/2117/8825
dc.description.abstractRefinery economics are extremely complex and involve massive amounts of operational data and decision-making processes; therefore, most refinery planners model and solve each sub-problem sequentially and independently. Obviously, this does not guarantee the globally optimal operation of the refinery because several features in a single and integrated model are not considered. Each sub-problem of integrated refinery planning (IRP) has been modelled, solved and well-published in the literature. Currently, research efforts are directed towards integrating the sub-problems and solving the resulting problem. In this article, the IRP problem is introduced and the solution methods with results are then outlined.
dc.format.extent2 p.
dc.language.isoeng
dc.subjectÀrees temàtiques de la UPC::Economia i organització d'empreses::Direcció d'operacions::Sistemes productius
dc.subjectÀrees temàtiques de la UPC::Matemàtiques i estadística::Investigació operativa::Optimització
dc.subject.lcshPetroleum refineries -- Management -- Mathematical models
dc.titleA mathematical model of refinery operations characterised by complete horizontal integration of subsystems from purchase to product distribution
dc.typeArticle
dc.subject.lemacRefineries de petroli -- Gestió -- Models matemàtics
dc.contributor.groupUniversitat Politècnica de Catalunya. GNOM - Grup d'Optimització Numèrica i Modelització
dc.description.peerreviewedPeer Reviewed
dc.relation.publisherversionhttp://www-eio.upc.es./~jcastro/publications/papers/hydrocarbonworld09.pdf
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drac.iddocument2087290
dc.description.versionPostprint (published version)
upcommons.citation.authorAlabi, A.; Castro, J.
upcommons.citation.publishedtrue
upcommons.citation.publicationNameHydrocarbon World
upcommons.citation.volume4
upcommons.citation.number2
upcommons.citation.startingPage55
upcommons.citation.endingPage56


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