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A Temperature Control Lab (PID+MPC) is required for several exercises in this course. The lab kits are available for bulk order ($25/kit) or individual order ($35/kit).

A Temperature Control Lab (PID+MPC) is required for several exercises in this course.

- ChE263: Computational Tools for Engineers for review on MATLAB / Python

- ChE263: Computational Tools for Engineers for MATLAB / Python

- Nonlinear Modeling, Estimation and Predictive Control in APMonitor, Hedengren, J. D. and Asgharzadeh Shishavan, R., Powell, K.M., and Edgar, T.F., Computers and Chemical Engineering, Volume 70, pg. 133–148, 2014. Available at: https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.compchemeng.2014.04.013

- Nonlinear Modeling, Estimation and Predictive Control in APMonitor, Hedengren, J. D. and Asgharzadeh Shishavan, R., Powell, K.M., and Edgar, T.F., Computers and Chemical Engineering, Volume 70, pg. 133–148, 2014. Article, Preprint
- Beal, L.D.R., Hill, D., Martin, R.A., and Hedengren, J.D., GEKKO Optimization Suite, Processes, Volume 6, Number 8, 2018, doi: 10.3390/pr6080106. Article (Open Access)

- Optimization Methods for Engineering Design, Parkinson, A.R., Balling, R., and J.D. Hedengren, 2013. Available at: https://apmonitor.com/me575/index.php/Main/BookChapters
- Optimization of Chemical Processes, Edgar, T.F., Himmelblau, D.M., and L.S. Lasdon, McGraw Hill, 2001.

- Optimization Methods for Engineering Design, Parkinson, A.R., Balling, R., and J.D. Hedengren, 2013. PDF

Dynamic Optimization for Engineers is a graduate level course on the theory and applications of numerical methods for solution of time-varying systems with a focus on engineering design and real-time control applications. Concepts taught in this course include mathematical modeling, data reconciliation, reinforcement learning, nonlinear programming, estimation, and advanced control methods such as model predictive control.

Dynamic Optimization for Engineers is a graduate level course on the theory and applications of numerical methods for solution of time-varying systems with a focus on engineering design and real-time control applications. Concepts taught in this course include mathematical modeling, data reconciliation, machine learning, nonlinear programming, estimation, and advanced control methods such as model predictive control.

Dynamic Optimization for Engineers is a graduate level course on the theory and applications of numerical methods for solution of time-varying systems with a focus on engineering design and real-time control applications. Concepts taught in this course include mathematical modeling, data reconciliation, nonlinear programming, estimation, and advanced control methods such as model predictive control.

Dynamic Optimization for Engineers is a graduate level course on the theory and applications of numerical methods for solution of time-varying systems with a focus on engineering design and real-time control applications. Concepts taught in this course include mathematical modeling, data reconciliation, reinforcement learning, nonlinear programming, estimation, and advanced control methods such as model predictive control.

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**A** Read material in advance, be attentive and ask questions in lectures, understand and do all homework on time, study hard for exams well before the exam starts, work hard and perform well on exams and the class projects.

**A** Read or watch material in advance, be attentive and ask questions in lectures, understand and do all homework on time, study hard for exams well before the exam starts, work hard and perform well on exams and the class projects.

You will be required to complete a course projects. I will provide suggestions or you can do something of your own interest or something that is integrated with a campus or off-campus research project.

You will be required to complete a course project. I will provide suggestions or you can do something of your own interest or something that is integrated with a campus or off-campus research project.

A Temperature Control Lab (PID+MPC) is required for several exercises in this course. The lab kits are available for bulk order ($25/kit) or individual order ($35/kit). Instructions are also available to build a simplified (SISO) lab kit with an Arduino and bread-board ($49 for recommended parts).

A Temperature Control Lab (PID+MPC) is required for several exercises in this course. The lab kits are available for bulk order ($25/kit) or individual order ($35/kit).

Instructions are also available to build a simplified (SISO) lab kit with an Arduino and bread-board ($49 for recommended parts).

<option value="Basic (PID) and Advanced Control (MPC) Kit">Basic (PID) and Advanced Control (MPC) Kit $35.00 USD</option>

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A Temperature Control Lab (PID+MPC) is required for several exercises in this course. The lab kits are available for bulk order ($25/kit) or individual order ($35/kit). Instructions are also available to build a simplified (SISO) lab kit with an Arduino and bread-board ($49 for recommended parts).

A Temperature Control Lab (PID+MPC) is required for several exercises in this course. The lab kits are available for bulk order ($25/kit) or individual order ($35/kit). Instructions are also available to build a simplified (SISO) lab kit with an Arduino and bread-board ($49 for recommended parts).

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Office: 801-422-2590, 350R CB

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- ChE436: Process Dynamics and Control in Python (2016-)

- ChE436: Process Dynamics and Control in Python (2016-current)

- ChE436: Process Dynamics and Control for review on dynamic modeling and control

- ChE436: Process Dynamics and Control in MATLAB (2011-2015)
- ChE436: Process Dynamics and Control in Python (2016-)

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ChE 593R: Dynamic OptimizationM/W/F 1-3 pm

#### Course Introduction

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ChE 693R: Dynamic Optimization

ChE 593R: Dynamic Optimization

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M/W/F 1-3 pm, 413? CB

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- ChE436: Process Dynamics and Control for review on dynamic modeling and control

- ChE436: Process Dynamics and Control for review on dynamic modeling and control

- Computational Tools for Engineers for review on MATLAB / Python
- Optimization Techniques in Engineering for review on optimization
- Process Dynamics and Control for review on dynamic modeling and control

- ChE263: Computational Tools for Engineers for review on MATLAB / Python
- ME575: Optimization Techniques in Engineering for review on optimization
- ChE436: Process Dynamics and Control for review on dynamic modeling and control

- Courses
- Computational Tools for Engineers for review on MATLAB / Python
- Optimization Techniques in Engineering for review on optimization
- Process Dynamics and Control for review on dynamic modeling and control

- Optimization Methods for Engineering Design, Parkinson, A.R., Balling, R., and J.D. Hedengren. Available at: https://apmonitor.com/me575/index.php/Main/BookChapters

- Optimization Methods for Engineering Design, Parkinson, A.R., Balling, R., and J.D. Hedengren, 2013. Available at: https://apmonitor.com/me575/index.php/Main/BookChapters

- Nonlinear Modeling, Estimation and Predictive Control in APMonitor, Hedengren, J. D. and Asgharzadeh Shishavan, R., Powell, K.M., and Edgar, T.F., Computers and Chemical Engineering, Volume 70, pg. 133–148, 2014. Available

- Nonlinear Modeling, Estimation and Predictive Control in APMonitor, Hedengren, J. D. and Asgharzadeh Shishavan, R., Powell, K.M., and Edgar, T.F., Computers and Chemical Engineering, Volume 70, pg. 133–148, 2014. Available at: https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.compchemeng.2014.04.013

at: https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.compchemeng.2014.04.013

- Optimization Methods for Engineering Design, Parkinson, A.R., Balling, R., and J.D. Hedengren. Available at: https://apmonitor.com/me575/index.php/Main/BookChapters
- Nonlinear Modeling, Estimation and Predictive Control in APMonitor, Hedengren, J. D. and Asgharzadeh Shishavan, R., Powell, K.M., and Edgar, T.F., Computers and Chemical Engineering, Volume 70, pg. 133–148, 2014. Available at: https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.compchemeng.2014.04.013
- Optimization of Chemical Processes, Edgar, T.F., Himmelblau, D.M., and L.S. Lasdon, McGraw Hill, 2001.

- Online Resources
- Discussion Group: https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/apmonitor
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- Articles
- Nonlinear Modeling, Estimation and Predictive Control in APMonitor, Hedengren, J. D. and Asgharzadeh Shishavan, R., Powell, K.M., and Edgar, T.F., Computers and Chemical Engineering, Volume 70, pg. 133–148, 2014. Available

- Books
- Optimization Methods for Engineering Design, Parkinson, A.R., Balling, R., and J.D. Hedengren. Available at: https://apmonitor.com/me575/index.php/Main/BookChapters

at: https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.compchemeng.2014.04.013

- Optimization of Chemical Processes, Edgar, T.F., Himmelblau, D.M., and L.S. Lasdon, McGraw Hill, 2001.

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#### Chemical Engineering 693R

Dynamic Optimization

ChE 693R: Dynamic Optimization

#### Professor:

#### Professor

John Hedengren worked 5 years with ExxonMobil Chemical on Optimization solutions for the petrochemical industry. He conducts research in optimization methods, modeling systems, and applications in Chemical Engineering. The PRISM group is actively working on oil and gas drilling automation, reservoir engineering, process optimization, unmanned aerial vehicles, and systems biology.

John Hedengren worked 5 years with ExxonMobil Chemical on Optimization solutions for the petrochemical industry. He conducts research in optimization methods, modeling systems, and applications in Chemical Engineering. The PRISM group is actively working on oil and gas drilling automation, reservoir engineering, process optimization, unmanned aerial vehicles, and systems biology.

#### Teaching Assistant

#### Computers

Using computer software as a technique for solving dynamic optimization problems is the focus of this course. All homework assignments will require the use of a computer.

#### Recitation Sessions

As needed through-out the semester. The Teaching Assistant will conduct the recitation sessions. Generally they will be held:

- Before exams
- To help work through difficult project issues
- For additional class time

Using computer software as a technique for solving dynamic optimization problems is the focus of this course. All homework assignments will require the use of a computer.

To address this concern, I have prepared software tutorials that assume very little knowledge of programming. There are also many excellent resources on the internet that give tutorial introductions to programming. Those students who have no or little programming experience can review these step-by-step instructional videos to gain some of the required background. We can also hold recitation sessions in a computer lab outside of normal class times if there is need.

This is an optimization course, not a programming course, but some familiarity with MATLAB, Python, C++, or equivalent programming language is required to perform assignments, projects, and exams. Students who complete the course will gain experience in at least one of these programming languages.

I will come prepared to each class, ready to help explain the material covered in the reading. I appreciate attentive students who respect my time and the time of other students.

To address this concern, I have prepared software tutorials that assume very little knowledge of programming. There are also many excellent resources on the internet that give tutorial introductions to programming. Those students who have no or little programming experience can review these step-by-step instructional videos to gain some of the required background.

This is a dynamic optimization course, not a programming course, but some familiarity with MATLAB, Python, or equivalent programming language is required to perform assignments, projects, and exams. Students who complete the course will gain experience in at least one programming language.

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#### Chemical Engineering 693R

Dynamic OptimizationM/W/F ? am, ?413? CB

Dynamic Optimization for Engineers is a graduate level course on the theory and applications of numerical methods for solution of time-varying systems with a focus on engineering design and real-time control applications. Concepts taught in this course include mathematical modeling, data reconciliation, nonlinear programming, estimation, and advanced control methods such as model predictive control.

#### Professor:

John D. HedengrenOffice: 801-422-2590, 350R CB Cell: 801-477-7341 Contact: john.hedengren [at] byu.edu

#### Course Introduction

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#### Teaching Assistant

#### Required Text

We will use a set of course notes and instructional videos that take the place of the book. Everyone will have access to these notes and videos through this web-site.

#### Resources

Reading is essential to success in this course. There are a number of resources that are available on the course web-site or through external sources. Most of the reading will come from journal articles or book chapters. Below is a list of some supplementary resources.

#### Computers

Using computer software as a technique for solving dynamic optimization problems is the focus of this course. All homework assignments will require the use of a computer.

#### Recitation Sessions

As needed through-out the semester. The Teaching Assistant will conduct the recitation sessions. Generally they will be held:

- Before exams
- To help work through difficult project issues
- For additional class time

#### Grading

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**Grade** Expectations

**A** Read material in advance, be attentive and ask questions in lectures, understand and do all homework on time, study hard for exams well before the exam starts, work hard and perform well on exams and the class projects.

**B** Skim material in advance, attend lectures and try to stay awake, depend on TA for homework help, casually study for the exam by working the practice exam instead of learning concepts.

**C** Never read book, work on other homework during class, skip some homework assignments, start cramming for the exam the night before the exam.

**D** Skip class, don't turn in homework or turn it in late, start learning during the exam.

#### Exams

There will be a mid-term and the final exam. These exams may be closed book and/or open book, in-class or in the testing center, as specified by the instructor prior to the exam. Exams will only be given after the scheduled date by special permission. Students with conflicts should arrange to take the exam prior to the scheduled date.

#### Projects

You will be required to complete a course projects. I will provide suggestions or you can do something of your own interest or something that is integrated with a campus or off-campus research project.

#### Computer Tools

One of the most common questions that I receive from students who would like to take this class is, "How much programming experience is required to succeed in the class?"

To address this concern, I have prepared software tutorials that assume very little knowledge of programming. There are also many excellent resources on the internet that give tutorial introductions to programming. Those students who have no or little programming experience can review these step-by-step instructional videos to gain some of the required background. We can also hold recitation sessions in a computer lab outside of normal class times if there is need.

This is an optimization course, not a programming course, but some familiarity with MATLAB, Python, C++, or equivalent programming language is required to perform assignments, projects, and exams. Students who complete the course will gain experience in at least one of these programming languages.

I will come prepared to each class, ready to help explain the material covered in the reading. I appreciate attentive students who respect my time and the time of other students.

#### Disability Resources

If you suspect or are aware that you have a disability, you are strongly encouraged to contact the University Accessibility Center (UAC) located at 2170 WSC (801-422-2767) as soon as possible. A disability is a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities. Examples include vision or hearing impairments, physical disabilities, chronic illnesses, emotional disorders (e.g., depression, anxiety), learning disorders, and attention disorders (e.g., ADHD). When registering with the UAC, the disability will be evaluated and eligible students will receive assistance in obtaining reasonable University approved accommodations.