Automation of process simulation and data analytics with MATLAB

Wednesday, July 28, 2021, 9:00pm-10:00pm EDT
Event format: 
Virtual / Online
Posted by Paul Adamson

When undertaking the upfront design or studying routes to optimization of a production plant, the workflow typically requires manual transfer of data between different process simulators (Eg. Aspen Plus, HYSYS) and other process modeling environments (PMEs). This procedure is inefficient, due to the time and resources required to manually transfer the necessary data. It also introduces risk of transcription error, which can lead to inconsistencies in modeling and drives up the total cost of modeling. In this talk, we will show how you can solve these issues by integrating MATLAB with process simulators. You can use this workflow for automation of simulator operations and advanced analytics. Highlights include:

  • Integrating with process simulators for custom unit operations and advanced process control (APC)
  • Using MATLAB with Aspen Plus and HYSYS for design optimization
  • Using the CAPE-OPEN interface to embed a MATLAB model into a PME

Samvith Rao is the global chemical and petroleum manager at MathWorks. He leads the engagement and drives the technical awareness of MathWorks products in these industries. Prior to his current role, he worked as a process engineer at Reliance Industries Limited. He handled technical services, long term projects and modeling & simulation for the reforming units. Samvith earned B.Tech and M.Tech degrees in Chemical Engineering from IIT Madras, and an MBA from UNC - Chapel Hill. He is a senior member of the AIChE.

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