Models for Optimum Decision Making: Crude Oil Production and Refining (Paperback)
Chapter 1. History of Crude Oil Refining.- Chapter 2. Operations Inside a Crude Oil Refinery.- Chapter 3. How Much Crude Oil Should an Oil Exporting Country Produce Annually for Export?- Chapter 4. Clustering Problems in Offshore Drilling of Crude Oil Wells.- Chapter 5. A Product Mix Optimization Application at Saudi ARAMCO.- Chapter 6. Product Blending Operations in Crude Oil Refineries.- Chapter 7. Crude Oils Blending in Oil Refineries to Prepare Feedstock into Crude Distillation.- Chapter 8. Pump Allocation at a New Zealand Oil Refinery.
Katta G. Murty is an Emeritus Professor of industrial and Operations engineering at The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Professor Murty teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in linear, integer and non-linear programming and network flows. His recent research includes studies in mathematical programming and its applications as well as research on optimization algorithms. He is the author of eight books on linear and non-linear programming and network flows, and an undergraduate text on Operations Research-Deterministic Optimization Models.