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2015-09-01

Gamification at LTU

Optimation develops a web-based gaming platform for education and learning together with LTU, Softronic AB, and PiiA. The goal is that students in the course of cellulose and paper engineering at LTU will use dynamic simulations of fiber and paper production as part of the education. The project will be implemented in the cloud-based simulation platform Everysim® together with Optimations Dymola Library Visa2.

2015-06-01

Operational analysis of the ore delivery system Boliden Aitik

Optimation participates in an operational analysis of the ore delivery system in Boliden Aitik. The analysis aims at evaluating alternative production scenarios and create a basis for new investments. Optimation contributes with its proprietary simulation software for yearly simulations of production systems.

For more information contact Peter Lingman

2015-05-01

Design of district heating systems

Optimation participates in a project that aims to introduce demand response when managing large district heating networks. Our role in the project is dynamic modeling of large district heating networks (> 10,000 centers) and the control of these. Other partners in the project are Luleå Energi, Luleå University of Technology, SAMPOL, TWT AG, Athens University and IBM.

For more information contact Peter Lingman
Project website: http://www.opti2020.eu/

2015-05-01

Operation analysis LKAB

Together with LKAB in Kiruna, we continue to develop a simulator for operational analysis (OEE analysis). After this upgrade, all seven plants in Kiruna will be implemented in Optimations proprietary simulation platform for operational analysis. The tool is used by LKAB to evaluate the effects of process changes such as availability, maintenance, control strategy and production speed.

2014-10-06

Optimation is a part of the GranuReg project

In strategic innovation program Process Industrial IT and Automation, PiiA, Vinnova invests SEK 4 million on GranuReg (GranuReg), where Optimation is a participant with Umeå University, LKAB and Algoryx. The project extends from august 2014 until december 2016 and the total budget is SEK 8 million, of which half is invested by industrial parties.

The project aims at creating new knowledge, methods and tools for design, control and optimization of industrial processes with granular flows. New methods and tools will be applied and demonstrated in the production of raw pellets at LKAB's pellet plant, for increased production capacity and increased pellet quality.

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