Engineering >> Industrial & Management Systems

Optimization of a paint mixer

by Salim Jahlna


Submitted : Fall 2016

In this project a company decided to purchase a mixer to mix paints. The purpose of this project was to define the optimal agitator power and vessel capacity, the corresponding batch time, the hours per year that the optimum vessel will be in operation, and the annual cost of the vessel, agitator, electricity, set up and the total annual cost. 



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Advisors :
David Milligan, Mathematics and Statistics
Scott Campbell, Chemical & Biomedical Engineering
Suggested By :
Scott Campbell