Recent Papers and Presentations Related to POLYMATH

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Recent Journal Articles

File:  PSP_30_1_11.pdf - 320KB

Paper Title: The Integration of Process Safety into a Chemical Reaction Engineering Course: Kinetic Modeling of the T2 Incident

Authors: Ronald J. Willey, H. Scott Fogler and  Michael B. Cutlip

Reference: Process Safety Progress, 30, (1), 39-44 (2011)

 

File:  CEP_105_11_09.pdf - 409KB

Paper Title: Beware of Errors in Numerical Problem-Solving

Authors: Mordechai Shacham, Michael B. Cutlip, and Michael Elly

Reference: Chem. Eng. Prog., 105(11), 21-25 (2009)

 

File: CEE_43_315_04.pdf - 321KB

Paper Title: From Numerical Problem Solving to Model-Based Experimentation—
Incorporating Computer-Based Tools of Various ScalesInto the ChE Curriculum

Authors: Mordechai Shacham, Michael B. Cutlip, and Neima Brauner

Reference: Chem. Eng. Educ., 43 (4), 315-321 (2009)

 

File: CEE_43_243_03.pdf - 403KB

Paper Title: Biokinetic Modeling of Imperfect Mixing in a Chemostat - an Example of Multiscale Modeling

Authors: Michael B. Cutlip, Neima Brauner, and Mordechai Shacham

Reference: Chem. Eng. Educ.., 43 (3), 243-248 (2009)

 

File:  CAEE_17_285_09.pdf - 191KB

Paper Title: Live problem solving via computer in the classroom to avoid "Death by PowerPoint"

Authors: Mordechai Shacham, Michael B. Cutlip, and Michael Elly

Reference: Comput. Appl. Eng. Educ. 17, 285-294 (2009)

 

File: CEE_42_53_01.pdf - 498KB

Paper Title: Can I Trust This Software Package? An Exercise In Validation of Computational Results

Authors: Mordechai Shacham, Neima Brauner, W. Robert Ashurst, and Michael B. Cutlip

Reference: Chem. Eng. Educ., 42 (1), 53-59(2008)

 

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Paper Title: Preventing Oscillatory Behavior in Error Control for ODEs

Authors: Mordechai Shacham, and Neima Brauner

Reference: Comp. Chem. Engng.,  Vol 32, No. 3 pp 409-419 (2008)

 

File:  CAEE_13_137_05.pdf - 191KB

Paper Title: An Introductory Course of Modeling and Computation for Chemical Engineers

Authors: Mordechai Shacham,

Reference: Comput. Appl. Eng. Educ. 13, 137-145 (2005)

 

File:  EMandS_20_1307_05.pdf - 406KB

Paper Title: Applications of Mathematical Software Packages for Modeling and Simulations in Environmental Engineering Education

Authors: Asher Brenner, Mordechai Shacham, and Michael B. Cutlip

Reference: Environment Modeling and Software, 20, 1307-1313(2005)

 

File:  CEP_99_56_03.pdf - 203KB

Paper Title: Efficiently Solve Complex Calculations

Authors: Mordechai Shacham, Neima Brauner, and Michael B. Cutlip

Reference: Chem. Eng. Prog., 99(10), 56-61 (2003)

 

File CEE_37_148_03.pdf - 450KB

Paper Title: An Exercise for Practicing Programming in the ChE Curriculum--Calculation of Thermodynamic Properties Using the Redlich-Kwong Equation of State

Authors: Mordechai Shacham, Neima Brauner, and Michael B. Cutlip

Reference: Chem. Eng. Educ., 37(2), 148 (2003)

 

File: CandChe_26_547_02.pdf - 102KB

Paper Title: A Web-based Library for Testing Performance of Numerical Software for Solving Nonlinear Algebraic Equations

Authors: Mordechai Shacham, Neima Brauner, and Michael B. Cutlip

Reference: Comp. & Chem. Engng., 26(4-5), 547-554(2002)

 

File: CEE_35_268_01.pdf - 1256KB

Paper Title: Prediction and Prevention of Chemical Reaction Hazards – Learning by Simulation

Authors: Mordechai Shacham, Neima Brauner, and Michael B. Cutlip

Reference: Chem. Eng. Educ., 35(4), 268-273(2001)

 

File: CandChe_24_415_00.pdf - 717KB

Paper Title: Open Architecture Modeling and Simulation in Process Hazard Assessment
Authors: Mordechai Shacham, Neima Brauner, and Michael B. Cutlip
Reference: Comp. & Chem. Engng., 24(2-7), 413-419 (2000)

Other Publications and Presentations

File: AICHEMeet_534b_10.pdf - 410KB
Paper Title: The Process Simulation Course - the Culmination of Core Undergraduate Coursework in Chemical Engineering

Authors: Mordechai Shacham and Michael B. Cutlip
Note: Paper 534b
, Presented at the AIChE Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, Nov. 7-12, 2010

 

File: AICHEMeet_339b_10.pdf - 1255KB
Presentation Title: The Integration of Process Safety Into a Chemical Reaction Engineering Course: The Review of the T-2 Incident

Authors: Ronald J. Willey, H. Scott Fogler and Michael B. Cutlip
Note: Paper 339b
, Presented at the AIChE Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, Nov. 7-12, 2010

 

File: AICHEMeet_329f_09.pdf - 251KB
Paper Title:
Access and Utilization of the DIPPR Physical Property Database in Ch. E. Education

Authors: Michael B. Cutlip, Mordechai Shacham, and Michael Elly
Note: Paper 329f
, Presented at the AIChE Annual Meeting, Nashville, TN, Nov. 8-13, 2009

 

File: AICHEMeet_31a_09.pdf - 167KB
Paper Title: Effective Low-Cost Numerical Problem Solving Software for ChE Education in Developing Countries

Author: Michael B. Cutlip
Note: Paper 31a
, Presented at the AIChE Annual Meeting, Nashville, TN, Nov. 8-13, 2009

File: AIChE1Meet_258b_08.pdf - 469KB
Paper Title:
Chemical Reaction Engineering (CRE): From the Era of the Slide Rules to the Digital Age
Authors:
H. Scott Fogler and Michael B. Cutlip
Note: Paper 2
58b, Presented at the AIChE 100th Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, Nov. 16-21, 2008

File: AIChE1Meet_225c_08.pdf - 111KB
Paper Title:
Common Errors in Numerical Problem Solving - How They Can They Be Detected and Prevented
Authors:
Mordechai Shacham, Michael B. Cutlip,  and Michael Elly
Note: Paper 225c
, Presented at the AIChE 100th Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, Nov. 16-21, 2008

File: AIChEMeet_133a_08.pdf - 92KB
Paper Title:
Applying New Technologies to the Classroom- What Have We Learned from Past Experience
Authors:
Mordechai Shacham
Note:
 Paper 133a, Presented at the AIChE 100th Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, Nov. 16-21, 2008

File: ASEE_GC_266_08.pdf - 222KB
Paper Title:
Effective and Low-Cost Numerical Problem Solving Software for Engineering
Authors:
Michael B. Cutlip and Mordechai Shacham
Note:
 Paper 266, 7th ASEE Global Colloquium, Oct. 19-23, 2008, Cape Town, South Africa

File: COBEQMeet_2545.pdf - 193KB
Paper Title:
Efficient Integration of Numerical Problem Solving Throughout the Chemical Engineering Curriculum
Authors:
Michael B. Cutlip and Mordechai Shacham
Note:
 Paper 2545, XVII Congresso Brasileiro de Engenharia Quimica - COBEQ, Sept. 14 - 17, 2008, Recife, Brazil

File: ESCAPE18__1187_08.pdf - 102KB
Paper Title:
What is "In" and What is "Out" in Engineering Problem Solving
Authors:
Mordechai Shacham, Michael B. Cutlip,  and Neima Brauner
Note:
pp. 1187 - 1192 in B. Braunschweig and X. Joulia (Eds),18th European Symposium on Computer Aided Process Engineering – ESCAPE 18, June 1 - 4, 2008, Lyon, France

File: EMCC-5_32-35_08.pdf - 40KB

Paper Title: From Numerical Problem Solving to Model Based Experimentation – Incorporating Computer Based Tools of Multiscale Modeling into the ChE Curriculum

Authors: Mordechai Shacham, Neima Brauner, and Michael B. Cutlip

Reference: pp. 32 - 35 in F. Scura, M. Liberti, G. Barbieri, and E. Drioli (Eds), 5th Chemical Engineering Conference for Collaborative Research In Eastern Mediterranean Countries (EMCC5), May 24-29, 2008, Cetraro (CS) – Italy

File: Escape17_1019_07.pdf - 199KB
Paper Title:
Modular and Multilayer Modeling – Application to Biological Processes
Authors:
Michael B. Cutlip and Mordechai Shacham
Note: pp. 1019-1024 in V. Plesu and P. S. Agaci (Editors), Proceedings of the 17th European Symposium on Computer Aided Process Engineering, Elsevier, 2007

File: AIChEMeet_287g_07.pdf - 227KB
Paper Title:
Efficient Solution of Multiple-Model, Multiple-Algorithm Problems in Undergraduate and Graduate Education
Authors:
Mordechai Shacham, Michael B. Cutlip, and Michael Elly
Note: Paper 287g
,  Presented at the AIChE 2007 Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, Nov. 4-9, 2007

File: AIChECACHE_07.pdf - 287KB
Presentation Title:
Replacing the Traditional "Computer Programming" Course by a Course in “Computer-Based Problem Solving for Engineers“
Authors:
Michael B. Cutlip, Mordechai Shacham, and Michael Elly
Note:
Invited Paper 201e,  Presented at the AIChE 2007 Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, Nov. 4-9, 2007

File: AIChEMeeting2_06.pdf - 395KB
Presentation Title:
Enhancing Problem Solving with Excel and MATLAB with Polymath 6.1
Authors:
Michael B. Cutlip, Mordechai Shacham, and Michael Elly
Note:
Invited Paper 206g,  Presented at the AIChE 2006 Annual Meeting, San-Francisco, Nov. 12-17, 2006

File: AIChEMeeting1_06.pdf - 137KB
Paper Title:
Design and Validation of a Numerical Problem Solving Environment for Ordinary Differential Equations
Authors:
Mordechai Shacham, Neima Brauner, Michael B. Cutlip,  and Michael Elly
Note:
Presented at the AIChE 2006 Annual Meeting, San-Francisco, Nov. 12-17, 2006

File: EMCC4_197_06.pdf - 227KB
Paper Title:
Combining Numerical Problem Solving with Access to Physical Property Data – a New Paradigm in ChE Education
Authors:
Michael B. Cutlip, Mordechai Shacham, and Michael Elly
Note: pp. 197-200 in Proceedings of the 4th Eastern Mediterranean Chemical Engineering Conference, 9-11 January, 2006, Dead Sea, Israel

File: GW2005_P20-018.pdf - 201KB
Paper Title:
Efficient Solution of Numerical Problems within Polymath and Excel
Authors:
Michael B. Cutlip, Mordechai Shacham, and Michael Elly
Note: Presented at the 7th World Congress of Chemical Engineering, Glasgow, Scotland, 10- 14 July, 2005

File: GW2005_P47-009.pdf - 337KB
Paper Title:
Closing the Gap between Numerical Software Package and Spreadsheet Users in Process Computations
Authors:
Mordechai Shacham,  Michael B. Cutlip, and Michael Elly
Note: Presented at the 7th World Congress of Chemical Engineering, Glasgow, Scotland, 10- 14 July, 2005

 

File: ESCAPE15_109_05.pdf - 289KB
Paper Title: Construction of a Web–Based Library for Testing the Performance of Numerical Software for ODEs
Authors:
Tova Alva, Mordechai Shacham, Neima Brauner, and Michael B. Cutlip
Note: pp. 109-114 in L. Puigjaner and A. Espuna (Eds), Proceedings of the European Symposium on Computer Aided Process Engineering – 15, Elsevier, Amsterdam, 2005

 

File: CutlipAspenworld2004.pdf  - 481KB
Paper Title: Enabling Advanced Problem Solving in Spreadsheets with Access to Physical Property Data
Authors:  Michael B. Cutlip and Mordechai Shacham
Note:
Presented at AspenWorld2004, Orlando, Florida, October 10-15, 2004

 

File: ShachamAspenworld2004.pdf  - 1193KB
Paper Title: Reactor Design within Excel Enabled by Rigorous Physical Properties and an Advanced Numerical Computation Package
Authors:  Mordechai Shacham and Michael B. Cutlip
Note:
Presented at AspenWorld2004, Orlando, Florida, October 10-15, 2004

 

File: iCEER_959_04.pdf  - 376KB
Paper Title: Combining Engineering Problem Solving with Numerical Methods to Enhance Learning Effectiveness
Authors: Mordechai Shacham and Michael B. Cutlip
Note:
pp. 959-968 in the Proceedings of the  iCEER 2004 conference;  International Conference on Engineering Education and Research, Olomouc and Bouzov Castle, Czech Republic, June 27-30, 2004

 

File: ASEE05-Shacham.pdf - 387KB
Paper Title:
Closing the Gap between Numerical Software Package and Spreadsheet Users
in Process Computations

Authors:
Mordechai Shacham, Michael B. Cutlip, and Michael Elly
Note: Session 3513 from the American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference, Portland, Oregon, June 12-15, 2005

 

File: ASEE05-Cutlip.pdf - 343KB
Paper Title:
Combining Numerical Problem Solving with Access to Physical Property Data – a New Paradigm in ChE Education
Authors:
Michael B. Cutlip, Mordechai Shacham, and Michael Elly
Note: Session 3113 from the American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference, Portland, Oregon, June 12-15, 2005

 

File: ASEE04.pdf - 363KB
Paper Title: Enhancing Computer-Based Problem Solving Skills with a Combination of Software Packages
Authors:
Mordechai Shacham and Michael B. Cutlip

Note: Session 3420 from the American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference, Salt Lake City, Utah, June 19-24, 2004

 

File: asee2003.pdf - 93KB Related Web Site http://www.engr.uconn.edu/~cutlipm/ASEE2003
Paper Title: Integration of Numerical Problem Solving into the Chemical Engineering Curriculum
Authors: Michael B. Cutlip and Mordechai Shacham
Note: Session 2793 from the American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference, Nashville, Tennessee, June 22-25, 2003

 

File: ESCAPE13_41_03.pdf - 82KB
Paper Title:
" Modular and Sequential Construction of Complex Process Models – Applications to Process Hazard Assessment
Authors: Mordechai Shacham, Neima Brauner, and Michael B. Cutlip

Proceedings Supplement Volume of the European Symposium on Computer Aided Process Engineering-13,A. Kraslawski and I. Turunen (Eds.), pp. 41 – 52, Lappenranta University of Technology, Lappenranta, Finland, June 1-4, 2003

File: Escape11.pdf - 27KB
Paper Title: A Web-based Library for Testing Performance of Numerical Software for Solving Nonlinear Algebraic Equations
Authors: Mordechai Shacham, Neima Brauner, and Michael B. Cutlip
Presented at the Escape-11 Conference, May 27-30, 2001,a t the Kolding Hotel, Denmark

File: Ecc2001.pdf - 25 KB
Paper Title: Prediction and Prevention of Chemical Reaction Hazards - Learning by Simulation
Authors: Mordechai Shacham, Neima Brauner, and Michael B. Cutlip
Presented at the 3rd European Congress of Chemical Engineering, June 26-28, 2001, Nürnberg, Germany

File: pse2000.pdf - 368KB
Paper Title: Open Architecture Modeling and Simulation in Process Hazard Assessment
Authors: Mordechai Shacham, Neima Brauner, and Michael B. Cutlip
Note: Comp. & Chem. Engng. 24(2-7), 413-419 (2000). Presented at the 7th
International Symposium on Process Systems Engineering, July 16-21, 2000
at the Keystone Resort & Conference Center, Keystone, Colorado, USA.

File: focapd99.pdf - 9KB
Paper Title: Utilization of Mathematical Software Packages in Chemical Engineering Research and Design
Authors: Mordechai Shacham and Michael B. Cutlip
Note: Presented at the 5th International Conference on Foundations of Computer-Aided Process Design, Beaver Run Resort, Breckenridge, Colorado, USA, July 18-23, 1999

File: Escape9.pdf - 50KB
Paper Title: Selecting the Appropriate Numerical Software for a Chemical Engineering Course
Authors: Mordechai Shacham and Michael B. Cutlip
Note: Comp. & Chem. Engng. Vol. 23(Supplement), S645-S648(1999); Paper presented at the ESCAPE-9 Meeting in Budapest, Hungary, May 31 - June 2, 1999

File: cachen2.pdf - 90KB
Paper Title: CACHE Newsletter - Fall 1998
Authors: Mordechai Shacham and Michael B. Cutlip
Note: Paper Topic: The Numerical Method of Lines for Partial Differential Equations

File: asee98.pdf - 85KB
Paper Title: A Comparison of Six Numerical Software Packages for Educational Use in the Chemical Engineering Curriculum
Authors: Mordechai Shacham and Michael B. Cutlip
Note: Paper 2520 from the American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference, Seattle, Washington June 28 - July 1, 1998

File: caee.pdf - 128KB
Paper Title: A Collection of Ten Numerical Problems in Chemical Engineering Solved by Various Mathematical Software Packages
Note: Comput. Appl. Eng. Educ. 6: 169-180,1998

File: Polymath.pdf - 226KB
Paper Title: POLYMATH Solutions to the Chemical Engineering Problem Set
Authors: Mordechai Shacham and Michael B. Cutlip
Note: These solutions are for a set of numerical problems in chemical engineering developed for Session 12 at the ASEE Chemical Engineering Summer School held in Snowbird, Utah on August 13, 1997. The problems in this set are intended to utilize the basic numerical methods in problems which are appropriate to a variety of chemical engineering subject areas.

File: cachen1.pdf - 37KB
Paper Title: CACHE Newsletter - Fall 1996
Authors: Michael B. Cutlip and Mordechai Shacham
Note: Paper Topic: Nonideal Reactor Design using POLYMATH