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Introduction to Model Building

By Gary Blau

Purdue University

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Course Background:

  • Initial ideas developed for Pharmaceutical Scientists at the Dow Chemical Plant in Brindisi, Italy (1975)
  • Subsequently evolved into a global course on Process Optimization presented to Dow Scientists and engineers in Europe and North America.
  • Morphed into two courses in the chemical engineering department, Statistical Model Building and Design of Experiments for undergraduates, and Mathematical Model Building for Process Optimization for Graduate students

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  • Gary Blau (2008), "Introduction to Model Building,"

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