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Title: Real-time optimization of an industrial steam-methane reformer under distributed sensing

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OSTI Identifier:
1358987
Grant/Contract Number:
EE0005763/00011
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Journal Article: Publisher's Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Control Engineering Practice
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 54; Journal Issue: C; Related Information: CHORUS Timestamp: 2017-10-03 22:14:51; Journal ID: ISSN 0967-0661
Publisher:
Elsevier
Country of Publication:
United Kingdom
Language:
English

Citation Formats

Kumar, Ankur, Baldea, Michael, and Edgar, Thomas F. Real-time optimization of an industrial steam-methane reformer under distributed sensing. United Kingdom: N. p., 2016. Web. doi:10.1016/j.conengprac.2016.05.010.
Kumar, Ankur, Baldea, Michael, & Edgar, Thomas F. Real-time optimization of an industrial steam-methane reformer under distributed sensing. United Kingdom. doi:10.1016/j.conengprac.2016.05.010.
Kumar, Ankur, Baldea, Michael, and Edgar, Thomas F. 2016. "Real-time optimization of an industrial steam-methane reformer under distributed sensing". United Kingdom. doi:10.1016/j.conengprac.2016.05.010.
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title = {Real-time optimization of an industrial steam-methane reformer under distributed sensing},
author = {Kumar, Ankur and Baldea, Michael and Edgar, Thomas F.},
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doi = {10.1016/j.conengprac.2016.05.010},
journal = {Control Engineering Practice},
number = C,
volume = 54,
place = {United Kingdom},
year = 2016,
month = 9
}

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