|Title||Advanced Computational Tools for Optimization and Uncertainty Quantification of Carbon Capture Processes|
|Publication Type||Conference Proceedings|
|Year of Conference||2014|
|Authors||Miller DC, Ng B, Eslick JC, Tong C, Chen Y|
|Conference Name||8th International Conference on Foundations of Computer-Aided Process Design – FOCAPD 2014|
|Keywords||carbon capture, heat integration, optimization, process synthesis, Uncertainty Quantification|
Advanced multi-scale modeling and simulation has the potential to dramatically reduce development time, resulting in considerable cost savings. The Carbon Capture Simulation Initiative (CCSI) is a partnership among national laboratories, industry and universities that is developing, demonstrating, and deploying a suite of multi-scale modeling and simulation tools. One significant computational tool is FOQUS, a Framework for Optimization and Quantification of Uncertainty and Sensitivity, which enables basic data submodels, including thermodynamics and kinetics, to be used within detailed process models to rapidly synthesize and optimize a process and determine the level of uncertainty associated with the resulting process. The overall approach of CCSI is described with a more detailed discussion of FOQUS and its application to carbon capture systems.