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Mathematical Problems in Engineering
Volume 2009 (2009), Article ID 404702, 14 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2009/404702
Research Article

Modeling and Control of Distillation Column in a Petroleum Process

Mechanical Engineering Department, Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS, Bandar Seri Iskandar, 31750 Tronoh, Perak Darul Ridzuan, Malaysia

Received 25 June 2009; Revised 3 August 2009; Accepted 23 September 2009

Academic Editor: Carlo Cattani

Copyright © 2009 Vu Trieu Minh and Ahmad Majdi Abdul Rani. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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