Modeling and Simulation


Modeling and Simulation

This is the hierarchical structure of Modeling and Simulation section that has been carried out at PSE-Lab since the ’90s.

  • Mathematical modeling of
    • Physical phenomena
    • Equipment
    • Plant subsections
    • Industrial plants
      • Chemical and petrochemical plants
      • Pharmaceutical equipment
      • Incineration plants
    • Human body
      • Pharmacokinetics of active principles
      • Cancer/tumor growth
  • Methods
    • Phenomenological models
      • First principles approach (material, energy, and momentum equations)
        • Algebraic non-linear equations system
        • Ordinary differential equations system
        • Differential & Algebraic equations system
        • Partial differential equations system
        • Integro-differential equations system
    • Empirical models
      • Black-box models for Identification
        • Linear and non-linear identification methods
        • ARX: autoregressive with exogenous input
        • ARMAX: autoregressive moving average model
        • NARX and NARMAX
      • ANN: artificial neural networks
        • Optimal network layout
        • First order and second order methods for training
        • HSA: history stack adaptation method
        • Remedies respect to overlearning, overparameterization
  • Automated techniques for Design and Simulation of equipment and processes
    • Absorbers and strippers
    • Distillation columns
    • Incineration plants
      • Waste characterization and dust granulometric distribution
      • Drum kilns
      • Rotary kilns
      • Postcombustion chambers
      • Heat exchangers
        • Spiral exchangers
        • Cross tube exchangers
        • W-tube exchanger
        • Glass-tube exchanger
        • Radiative heat exchangers
      • Waste heat boilers
        • Water tube
        • Smoke tube
      • Venturi scrubbers
      • HCl absorbers
      • Conditioning towers
      • Gas preheaters
      • DeNOx-CatOx units
      • Gas-solid separators
        • Gravity settling chambers
        • Cyclone separators
        • Electrostatic precipitators
        • Fabric filters
    • Pharmaceutical processes and equipment
      • Microencapsulation of active principles
      • Mechanochemical activation of active principles
      • Simulation of drug release for microencapsulated particles
      • Perforated pans
      • Granulation units
      • Fluidized bed driers
      • Hg porosimetry