Sigurd Skogestad: Available publications
(postscript or pdf)


  • See also: Ph.D. Theses supervised by S. Skogestad
  • See also: Diploma and project reports supervised by S. Skogestad
  • See also: Old industrial reports by S. Skogestad

  • The list below includes conference papers, papers submitted for publication and internal reports. All the papers were originally made for postscript (*.ps) format but they are also available in pdf format (*.pdf). For a complete list of publications for Sigurd Skogestad click here .

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  • Analytic Expressions for Minimum Energy Consumption in Multicomponent Distillation: A Revisit of the Underwood Equations
    Ivar J. Halvorsen and Sigurd Skogestad, AIChE Annual Meeting 1999, 31.October-5. November 1999, Dallas. Abstract available
  • Improved Analysis and Understanding of the Petlyuk Distillation Column
    Ivar J. Halvorsen and Sigurd Skogestad, AIChE Annual Meeting 1999, 31.October-5. November 1999, Dallas. Abstract available
  • Plantwide Control: The Search for the Self-optimizing Control Structure
    Sigurd Skogestad, Ivar J. Halvorsen, Truls Larsson and Marius S. Govatsmark IFAC World Congress, July 5-9, 1999, Beijing, China.
  • Use of Shortcut Methods to Analyse Optimal Operation of Petlyuk Distillation Columns
    Ivar J. Halvorsen and Sigurd Skogestad, PRES'99, 30.May-2.June 1999, Budapest, Hungary.
  • Evaluation of Self-Optimizing Control Structures for an Integrated Petlyuk Distillation Column
    Ivar J. Halvorsen, Maria Serra and Sigurd Skogestad, PRES'99, 30.May-2. June 1999, Budapest, Hungary.
  • Optimal Operation of Petlyuk Distillation: Steady-State Behavior
    Ivar J. Halvorsen and Sigurd Skogestad, Journal of Proocess Control, Vol. 9, No. 5, 1999. pp 407-424

  • 1998
  • A review of plantwide control
    Sigurd Skogestad and Truls Larsson, Internal report (Aug. 1998). (This paper was later published in MIC in 2000)
  • Use of feedback for indirect optimizing control: Application to petlyuk distillation
    Ivar J. Halvorsen and Sigurd Skogestad, IFAC Symposium DYCOPS'98, 8-10 June 1998, Corfu, Greece.
  • Selection of variables for regulatory control using pole vectors
    Kjetil Havre and Sigurd Skogestad, IFAC Symposium DYCOPS'98, 8-10 June 1998, Corfu, Greece.
  • Performance limitations for unstable SISO plants
    Kjetil Havre and Sigurd Skogestad, American Control Conference, 24-26 June 1998, Philadelphia, USA
  • Limitations imposed by lower layer control configurations
    Truls Larsson and Sigurd Skogestad, AIChE Annual Meeting, Miami Beach, 16-20 Nov. 1998
  • Two Degrees of Freedom Controller Design for an Ill-conditioned Distillation Process Using mu-synthesis
    H. Petter Lundstrom, Sigurd Skogestad and John C. Doyle, Provisionally accepted for publication in IEEE Trans. on Control System Technology, April 1996 and January 1998.
  • Analysis of instability in an industrial ammonia reactor
    John C. Morud and Sigurd Skogestad, Revised Jan. 1998 for publication in AIChE J.
  • Self-optimizing control: Basic issues and Taylor series analysis
    Sigurd Skogestad and Ivar J. Halvorsen, Paper presented at COSY Workshop, Makedonia, 08-09 Oct. 1998
  • Self-optimizing control: The basac idea and Taylor series analysis
    Sigurd Skogestad, Ivar J. Halvorsen and John C. Morud, AIChE Annual Meeting, Miami Beach, 16-20 Nov. 1998, Paper 229c
  • Potential energy savings of multivessel batch distillation
    Bernd Wittgens and Sigurd Skogestad, IFAC Symposium DYCOPS'98, 8-10 June 1998, Corfu, Greece.
  • 1997
  • Transparencies for tutorial introduction to Model Predictive Control (without figures)
    T. Larsson, S. Skogestad and S. Strand, Nordic Process Control Workshop, Wadahl, Norway, 12-14 Jan. 1997
  • Complex distillation arrangements: Extending the Petlyuk ideas
    Atle C. Christiansen, Sigurd Skogestad and Kristian M. Lien, PSE-ESCAPE-97, Trondheim, 26-29May 1997
  • Partitioned Petlyuk arrangements for quaternary separations
    A.C. Christiansen, S. Skogestad and K.M. Lien, Symposium Distillation and Absorbtion 97, Maastricht, Netherlands, 8-10 Sept. 1997
  • Energy savings in integrated Petlyuk distillation arrangements: Importance of using the preferred separation
    A.C. Christiansen and S. Skogestad , AIChE Annual Meeting, 16-21 Nov. 1997, Los Angeles, Paper 199d.
  • On-line optimization and choice of optimization variables for the control of heat exchanger networks
    B. Glemmestad, S. Skogestad and T. Gundersen, PSE-ESCAPE-97, Trondheim, 26-29May 1997
  • Optimizing control of Petlyuk distillation: Understanding the steady-state behavior
    Ivar J. Halvorsen and Sigurd Skogestad, PSE-ESCAPE-97, Trondheim, 26-29May 1997
  • Indirect on-line optimization through stepoint control
    Ivar J. Halvorsen and Sigurd Skogestad, AIChE Annual Meeting, 16-21 Nov. 1997, Los Angeles, Paper 194h.
  • Limitations imposed by RHP zeros/poles in multivariable systems
    K. Havre and S. Skogestad, ECC'97 (European Control Conference), Brussels, July 1997. ( 1-page extended abstract )
  • Selection of variables for regulatory control using pole vectors
    K. Havre and S. Skogestad, Draft paper submitted to IFAC Symp. on process control (DYCOPS-5), Corfu, 8-10 June 1998.
  • Performance limitations for unstable SISO plants
    K. Havre and S. Skogestad, Draft paper submitted to 1998 American Control Conference, Philadelphia, June 1998.
  • Fundamental limitations for control of unstable SISO plants
    K. Havre and S. Skogestad, Submitted for publication in Automatica, October 1997.
  • Integrated design, operation and control of batch extractive distillation with a middle vessel
    E.K. Hilmen, S. Skoegstad, M.F. Doherty and M.F. Malone, AIChE Annual Meeting, 16-21 Nov. 1997, Los Angeles, Paper 201h.
  • SVD controllers for H2-, H-infinity- and mu-optimal control
    M. Hovd, R.D. Braatz and S. Skogestad, To appear in Automatica, Vol. 33, March 1997.
  • Techniques in the control of interconnected plants.
    Morten Hovd and Sigurd Skogestad. Book chapter in C.T. Leondes (Ed.), "Mechatronics system techniques and applications", Gordon and Breach, 2000, (Vol.5, pp. 139-199)
  • Dynamics and control of distillation columns - A tutorial introduction
    Sigurd Skogestad. Trans IChemE, 75, Part A, Sept. 1997, 539-562 (plenary paper from symposium Distillation and Absorbtion 97 , Maastricht, Netherlands, 8-10 Sept. 1997.)
  • CONTROLLABILITY ANALYSIS AND PLANTWIDE CONTROL
    Sigurd Skogestad, Copies of transparancies from shortcourse at Honeywell IAC Phoenix at Union Hills, 21 Nov. 1997 ( 4 on each page )
  • Multivessel batch distillation - experimental verification
    B. Wittgens and S. Skogestad, Symposium Distillation and Absorbtion 97, Maastricht, Netherlands, 8-10 Sept. 1997
  • Potential energy savings of multivessel batch distillation
    B. Wittgens and S. Skogestad, AIChE Annual Meeting, Los Angeles, 17-21 Nov. 1997
  • 1996
  • A comperative analysis of methods for solving systems of nonlinear algbraic equations
    A.C. Christiansen, J.C. Morud and S. Skogestad, Proc. of the 38th SIMS Simulation Conference, Trondheim, June 1996, 217-230.
  • Input/output selection and partial control
    K. Havre and S. Skogestad, IFAC World Congress, San Francisco, July 1996
  • Effect of RHP zeros and poles on performance in multivariable systems
    K. Havre and S. Skogestad, Conference CONTROL'96, Exeter, UK, September 1996.
  • Selection of feedback variables for implementing optimizing control scehems
    K. Havre, J.C. Morud and S. Skogestad, Conference CONTROL'96, Exeter, UK, September 1996.
  • Selection of variables for regulatory control using pole directions
    K. Havre and S. Skogestad, AIChE Annual Meeting, Nov. 1996, Chicago, Paper 45f.
  • Directions and factorizations of zeros and poles in multivariable systems (TECHNICAL REPORT)
    K. Havre and S. Skogestad, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Dept. of Chemical Engineering, June 1996.
  • Optimality of SVD-controllers (TECHNICAL REPORT)
    M. Hovd, R.D. Braatz and S. Skogestad, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Dept. of Chemical Engineering, April 1996. Revised Dec. 1996.
  • The use of RGA and condition number as robustness measures
    S. Skogestad and K. Havre, ESCAPE-6, Rhodes, May 1996
  • Multivessel Batch Distillation
    Sigurd Skogestad, Bernd Wittgens, Eva Sørensen and Rajab Litto. This is the October 1996 version of the paper published in AIChE Journal, 1997, 971-978.
  • Control structure design
    S. Skogestad, AIChE Annual Meeting, Nov. 1996,
  • Optimal startup procedures for batch distillation
    E. Sørensen and S. Skogestad, ESCAPE-6, Rhodes, May 1996
  • Total reflux operation of multivessel batch distillation
    B. Wittgens, R. Litto, E. Sorensen and S. Skogestad, ESCAPE-6, Rhodes, May 1996
  • Passivity and thermodynamics applied to chemical process control (I)
    Ying Zhao (Given lecture for Ph.D. defence, 13 Sep 1996)
  • Passivity and thermodynamics applied to chemical process control (II)
    Ying Zhao (Comments to given lecture for Ph.D. defence, 13 Sep 1996)
  • 1995
  • On the dynamics of batch distillation: A study of parametric sensitivity in ideal binary columns
    A.C. Christiansen, E.W. Jacobsen, J.D. Perkins and S. Skogestad, AIChE Annual Meeting, Miami Beach, Nov. 1995, Paper 184d.
  • The dynamics of chemical reactors with heat integration
    J. Morud and S. Skogestad, ECC-95, Rome, Sept. 1995
  • The dynamic behavior of cascade processes with application to distillation columns
    John C. Morud and Sigurd Skogestad, AIChE Annual Meeting, Miami Beach, Nov. 1995, Paper 189b.
  • Multivessel batch distillation
    S. Skogestad, B. Wittgens, E. Sorensen and R. Litto. AIChE Annual Meeting, Miami Beach, Nov. 1995, Paper 184i.
  • Modeling and control of a continuous bioreactor with cross-flow
    Y. Zhao and S. Skogestad, Proc. 6th Int Conf on Comp Appl in Biotechnology, Garmish-Partenkirchen, Germany, May 1995
  • Evaluation of dynamic response of distillation columns with emphasis on the initial response
    B. Wittgens and S. Skogestad, DYCORD-95, Denmark, June 1995
  • 1994
  • Design modifications for improved controllability - with application to design of buffer tanks
    Sigurd Skogestad, AIChE Annual Meeting, San Francisco, Nov. 1994, Papers 222e.
  • 1993
  • Robust multivariable control using H-infinity methods - Analysis, design and industrial applications
    Ian Postlethwaite and Sigurd Skogestad. Lecture notes for invited short course at the 1993 European Control Conference. Published in "Essays on Control: Perspectives in the Theory and its Applications", H.L. Trentleman and J.C. Willems (Eds.), Birkhauser, 1993, 269-337.
  • 1992
  • Controllability measures for disturbance rejection
    S. Skogestad and E.A. Wolff. Paper presented at IFAC-workshop on interactions between design and control, London, Sept. 6-8., 1992.
  • A procedure for controllability analysis
    E.A. Wolff, S. Skogestad, M. Hovd and K.W. Mathisen. Paper presented at IFAC-workshop on interactions between design and control, London, Sept. 6-8., 1992.
  • Dynamics and control of distillation columns - a critical survey
    S. Skogestad. Paper presented at IFAC-symposium DYCORD+'92, 1-25, Maryland, Apr. 27-29, 1992. Reprinted in Modeling, Identification and Control , 18, 177-217, 1997.
  • 1991
  • Modelling and Dynamic Simulation for Process Control: Issues in dynamic modelling using distillation as an example
    S. Skogestad. Lecture notes at seminar on Modelling and Optimization of Chemical Processes, NTH, Trondheim, 26- 28 August 1991.
  • Towards integrating design and control: Use of frequency-dependent tools for controllability analysis
    S. Skogestad, M. Hovd and P. Lundström. , Proc. Process Systems Engineering (PSE) 91, III.3.1-III.3.15, Canada, Aug. 1991.
  • 1990
  • Dynamics and control of unstable distillation columns
    E.W. Jacobsen and S. Skogestad. Presented at 40th Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference, Halifax, July 15-21, 1990.
  • 1989
  • Modelling and control of distillation columns as a 5x5 system
    S. Skogestad. European Symp. on Computer Application in the Chemical Industry, Erlangen, 23- 26 April, 1989. Published in: Dechema-Monographs, Vol. 116, 403-411 (1989).
  • 1988
  • VARIABLE SELECTION FOR DECENTRALIZED CONTROL
    S. Skogestad and M. Morari. Presented at AIChE Annual Meeting, Washington DC, Nov. 1988, paper 128c (Later reprinted in Modeling, Identification and Control, Vol. 13, 113-125 (1992) )
  • Paper from Chemdata'88
  • Paper from IEEE Transactions ("Robust Control of ill-condioned plants: High-purity distillation" by Skogestad, Morari and Doyle)
  • 1987
  • A systematic approach to distillation columns control
    S. Skogestad and M. Morari. Presented at symposium Distillation'87, Brighton, 7-9 Sept. 1987. Published in: I.Chem.E. Symposium Series, Vol. 104, A71-A86 (1987).
  • Shortcut models for distillation columns - Steady-state behavior
    S. Skogestad and M. Morari. Chapter 9 in Ph.D. thesis of S. Skogestad, California Institute of Technology, Jan. 1987 (Otherwise unpublished).
  • Paper from IFAC'87
  • Paper from Chisa'87