Optimization Problems in Pulp and Paper Industries

  • Mohar Singh
  • Ameya Patkar
  • Ankit Jain
  • Millie Pant
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 236)


Pulp and paper industry plays an important role in Indian as well world economy. These are large scale process industries working round the clock. The focus of the present paper is on optimization problems encountered in pulp and paper industries. Different areas where optimization has been applied are identified and methods available for dealing with such problems are discussed.


Optimization Pulp and paper industry Classical methods  Non-traditional methods 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mohar Singh
    • 1
  • Ameya Patkar
    • 2
  • Ankit Jain
    • 1
  • Millie Pant
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Paper TechnologyIndian Institute of Technology RoorkeeRoorkeeIndia
  2. 2.Department of Polymer and Process EngineeringIndian Institute of Technology RoorkeeRoorkeeIndia
  3. 3.Department of Applied Sciences and EngineeringIndian Institute of Technology RoorkeeRoorkeeIndia

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