Coker, A. K.

A.K.C. Technology,

A. Kayode Coker is an Engineering Consultant for AKC Technology and has been a chartered chemical engineer for more than 30 yr. Dr. Coker is an Honorary Research Fellow at the University of Wolverhampton, U.K., a former Engineering Coordinator at Saudi Aramco Shell Refinery Company (SASREF) and Chairman of the department of Chemical Engineering Technology at Jubail Industrial College, Saudi Arabia. He is a Fellow of the Institution of Chemical Engineers, U.K. (C. Eng., FIChemE), and a senior member of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE). He holds a BS (honors) degree in chemical engineering, an MS degree in process analysis and development and a PhD in chemical engineering, all from Aston University, Birmingham, U.K., as well as a Teacher’s Certificate in education at the University of London, U.K. He has directed and conducted short courses extensively throughout the world and has been a lecturer at the university level. His articles have been published in several international journals. Dr. Coker is an author of six books in chemical engineering, a contributor to the Encyclopedia of Chemical Processing and Design, Vol. 61, and a certified trainer and mentor. He is a Technical Report Assessor and Interviewer for Chartered Chemical Engineers (IChemE) in the U.K. as well as a member of the International Biographical Centre in Cambridge, U.K. (IBC) as “Leading Engineers of the World” for 2008.

Optimize product blending using Excel spreadsheets and LINGO software—Part 1

Coker, A. K., A.K.C. Technology; Alushaibani, A., Texas A&M University

Linear programming (LP) is an optimization modelling technique in which a linear function is maximized or minimized when subjected to various constraints.