CH5470 Graph Theory & Its Applns. in Process Design

 


Objectives:

Process Structures and Information flows in Chemical EngineeringMathematical background: Graphs, Degree of Vertex, Subgraphs, graphoperations, walks, paths, circuits, connectivity, cutsets, trees, spanningtrees, fundamental cutsets and circuits, matrix representation of graphs,graph algorithmsApplications: Pipeline network design and optimization, open channelflow network design and analysis, heat exchanger network design,observability and redundancy classification, sensor network design,process flowsheeting.

Text Books:

  1. Mah, R.S.H. Chemical Process Structures and Information Flows,Butterworth, 1990
  2. Deo, N Graph Theory with Applications to Engineering andcomputer Science, PrenticeHall,1974.