The Navigance Blog

Sharing new thinking and expert insights from the world of chemical production optimization.

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Chemical process models – from first principle to hybrid models

In this article, we explore the role, common uses and limitations of the first principle approach to chemical process modelling. And we contrast this with the advantages and disadvantages of using empirical or statistical models.

We then look at how taking the first steps into new, intelligent 'hybrid' models can deliver the best of both approaches and more than the sum of their parts.

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Nitrogen+Syngas published an article on data-driven chemical process optimization.

Recently, Nitrogen+Syngas published an article about the growing importance of technical services for chemical producers in their May-June 2020 issue. 

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Optimizing chemical production using data-driven, AI-enabled hybrid modeling

Smart use of your plant’s data can take process efficiency to a higher level. Hybrid models driven by artificial intelligence deliver the best results for the least effort. And you don’t need a data science degree to enjoy them.

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CRU Nitrogen+Syngas USA conference 
16-18 February 2021

Renaissance Tulsa Hotel Convention Center, OK, USA

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CRU Nitrogen + Syngas 2020
17 - 19 February

World Forum, booth #90
The Hague, The Netherlands



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The Woodlands Waterway Mariott
The Woodlands, TX, USA

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