Real Time Digital Control Applications - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780080299808, 9781483153278

Real Time Digital Control Applications

1st Edition

Proceedings of the IFAC/IFIP Symposium, Guadalajara, Mexico, 17-19 January 1983

Editors: A. Alonso-Concheiro
eBook ISBN: 9781483153278
Imprint: Pergamon
Published Date: 1st January 1984
Page Count: 656
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Real Time Digital Control Applications is a compilation of papers presented at the Symposium on Real-Time Digital Control Applications, sponsored by the International Federation of Automatic Control (IFAC) and the International Federation for Information Processing (IFIP), held in Guadalajara, Mexico. The event is organized to provide developing countries with the opportunity to gain insights -- from the sharing of ideas and experiences of experts from around the world to the rapid growth and development of applications of real-time digital control systems, which is considered as the basis of industrial revolution. The book presents and discusses the various scientific, industrial, and technical applications of real-time digital control systems. Applications in power generation, water, metal processing, cement, food, and manufacturing industries are shown. The text also covers applications in robotics, biomedicine, monitoring and failure detection, fuel optimization and heat control, adaptive process control, modeling, and computer software. Industrial engineers, scientists, economists, computer scientists, robotics experts, planners, and technicians will find this book invaluable.

Table of Contents

Session 1 - Plenary Papers

The Evolution of Real Time Control Applications to Power Systems

The Early Stages of Robotics

Real Time Control of Water Systems

Session 2 - Metal Processing

Optimal Computer Combustion Control at the Soaking Pit

The Distributed Control System of Coil Annealing Furnaces

Combustion Control System of a Furnace for Hot Bloom

A New Adaptive Controller for Cold Rolling Mills


Session 3 - Monitoring and Failure Detection

A Specification of Real-Time Applications by Events and Links with Processes

Distribution of Architecture and Allocation of Functions in an Integrated Microprocessor-based Substation Control and Protection System

Failure Detection and Prediction System by Using Adaptive Digital Filter

Development of Nuclear Power Plant Automated Remote Patrol System


Session 4 - Adaptive Control

Adaptive Control of Muscle Relaxation

Microcomputer Implementation of an Adaptive Control Algorithm

Adaptive Control of Discrete Multivariable Systems

Identification and Adaptive Control of a Sugar Factory Vacuum Pan

Adaptive Control of a Steam Turbine


Session 5 - Fuel and Heat Control

Model Reference Adaptive Control of an Industrial Phosphate Drying Furnace

Control Strategies for Multi-Fuel Power Plants

Digital Decoupling of a 3-Zone Electrical Furnace by Means of Multivariable-PI Control

Combustion Stabilization and Improvement of the Efficiency in a Peat Power Plant

Digital Control of Furnaces in Ceramic Industry

The Mathematical Model of Computer Control of the Furnace Temperature of Mechanical Endurance Testing Machine


Session 6 - Cement Industry

Real Time Digital Control Systems for the Cement Industry

Adaptive Control of a Ball Mill with Self-tuning Reference Model

A Microprocessor-Based Adaptive Composition Control System

Experiences from a Digital Quality Control System for Cement Kilns

Computer Control of a Cement Plant

Session 7 - Robotics

The Diffusion of Industrial Robots in Sweden

A Hierarchical Distributed Information Processing System for Forest Manipulation

Direct Digital Robot Control Using a Force-Torque Sensor

Tracking Control System for Complex Shape of Welding Groove Using Image Sensor

A Multi-Microcomputer-Based Robot Control System


Session 8 - Industrial Applications I

On-Line Scheduling for Transportation of Raw Materials

Optimization Control for Combustion Air in Refuse Incinerators

Controlling a Distribution Conveyor by a Dedicated Microprocessor

Distributed Traffic Control System


Session 9 - Pulp and Paper

Trends in Digital Control Applications in Pulp and Paper Industry

Session 10 - Power Systems I

Evolution of Digital Control in Energy Control Centers

Area Control Performance Measurement and Corrective Control in Interconnected Systems

Emergency Control During Stability Crises by Tracking the Observation Decoupled Reference

Digital Control Applied to Power System Protection

Digital Control in Nuclear Power Plants


Session 11 - Chemical and Biochemical

Computer Control of Simple Variable Flow Processes

Real Time Digital Multivariable Control for a Fermentation System

A Digital Approach to Monitoring and Controlling Fiberfill Plants

A Pilot-Scale Distillation Facility for Digital Computer Control Research

An Adaptive Feedforward Control Algorithm for Computer Control of Wastewater Neutralization

Inferential Control Applied to Industrial Autoclaves

Distributed Microcomputer Control in Real Time of the Process of Fermentation of Sugar Cane Derivatives (By-Product)


Session 12 - Education

A Model Program for Undergraduate Education in Real-Time Computer Process Control

A Cuban Experience in the Development of Courses in Microprocessor and Real Time Process Control with Microprocessors

A Training about Real Time Digital Control in a French Engineer High School


Session 13 - Modeling, Identification and Software

Local Optimization for Correcting the Inputs in Non-Linear Identification

A Moving Model of Discrete-Data Systems and its Application in Control

An Approach to the Design of Real-Time Database Models

Digital Image Coding by C-Matrix Transform

Identification and Control Programs for Microprocessors

A Real Time Monitor, Its Representation by Petri Nets and an Application


Session 14 - Industrial Applications II

Microprocessor-Based Control of Industrial Sewing Machines

Microcomputer Direct Voltage Control of a PWM Inverter

Industrial Applications of Vision Technology

Direct Digital Control of Electrical Drive System Based on Improved Optimal Regulator Theory

Stepping Motor Control


Session 15 - Glass Industry

Digital Control Application on a Glass Gob Feeder

A Digital Controller for a Glass Machine with Press-Blow on Coated Molds Process

On the Design of a Discrete Feedforward Control for Cooling Molds in the Glass Industry

An Intelligent Digital Controller in the Formation Process of Glass Bottles

Digital Control for a Pneumatic System


Session 16 - Power Systems II

Real-Time Computer System for the National Energy Control Center of Mexico

Management and Implementation of the Sictre Project

Transmission of Digital Information via Satellite for the Real Time Control System of "Comision Federal de Electricidad", Mexico

New Concepts for Automatic Generation Control in Electric Power Systems Using Parametric Quadratic Programming

On-Line Observability Determination in Electric Power Network


Session 17 - Controllers

A Self-Tuning Controller with a PID Structure

Prediction of Optimal Direct Digital Control System for Process Industries

Self-Tuning Control of a Liquid-Saturated Steam Heat Exchanger


Author Index


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