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control system research papers 2012




A Concept of a Reliable Three-Layer Behaviour Control System for Cooperative Autonomous Robots
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ABSTRACT Especially in robotic applications with hardly accessible and unknown environments like deep-sea or space missions, two requirements are given: First, the robotic systems need to work reliably and, second, an autonomous operation would increase the 

DESIGN OF THE GEOPEBBLE ACCESS POINT WIRELESS CONTROL SYSTEM AND SENSOR NETWORK
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ABSTRACT The design, implementation, and demonstration of a multipurpose control and monitoring system (CMS) for use in the geoPebble wireless sensor network is presented herein. The primary role of the CMS is to extend the operating time of network access 

LANSCE Drift Tube Linac Water Control System Refurbishment
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ABSTRACT There are several refurbishment projects underway at the Los Alamos National Laboratory LANSCE linear accelerator. Systems involved are: RF, water cooling, networks, diagnostics, timing, controls, etc. The Drift Tube Linac (DTL) portion of the accelerator 

Dynamic reliability: towards efficient simulation of the availability of a feedwater control system
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ABSTRACT In the reliability modeling of complex control systems, classical methodologies such as eventrees/fault-trees or Petri nets may not represent adequately the dynamic interactions existing between the physical processes (modeled by continuous variables) 

Quis custodiet–a Review of the Resolution of Disputed Chemical Results in the UK Official Feed and Food Control System 2010–2011
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Summary EU Regulation 882/2004 harmonises official controls on feed and food and provides for businesses subject to those controls to have an analytical second opinion. UK law predates this safeguard by over 100 years. The regulatory landscape in the UK is a 

INL Control System Situational Awareness Technology Final Report
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ABSTRACT The Situational Awareness project is a comprehensive undertaking of Idaho National Laboratory (INL) in an effort to produce technologies capable of defending the country's energy sector infrastructure from cyber attack. INL has addressed this challenge 

An Experimental Liquid Cooling System Dynamic Simulator for the Evaluation of IntelligentControl Techniques
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Refrigeration systems are required in most chemical industries in order to maintain the temperature in process equipments, production line, air-conditioned environments or rooms, etc. The main drawback of the refrigeration systems is the great energy requirement. 

CONTROL SYSTEM STUDIO ARCHIVER WITH PostgreSQL BACK-END: OPTIMIZING PERFORMANCE AND RELIABILITY FOR A PRODUCTION
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ABSTRACT Archiving systems based on relational databases provide a higher flexibility with regard to data retrieval and analysis than the traditional EPICS Channel Archiver. On the other hand they can suffer from poor performance compared to the Channel Archiver for 

Learning to parse natural language commands to a robot control system
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ABSTRACT As robots become more ubiquitous and capable of performing complex tasks, the importance of enabling untrained users to interact with them has increased. In response, unconstrained natural-language interaction with robots has emerged as a significant 

Adaptive control based on neural network system identification
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ABSTRACT In adaptive control and system identification the self tuning regulator has wide range of applications. Neural network and artificial intelligence have big role in this area. This paper presents adaptive neural network control based on self tuning regulator (STR) 

Development and Investigation on an Embedded System based Control for Networking Mobile Robots
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ABSTRACT In today's hi-tech and hi-precision world, robot finds its application in many areas to carryout operations that are either routine, highly complex and critical, hazardous or of high- precision nature. Robots when networked offer many benefits such as increased 

DEVELOPMENT OF AN ACTIVE CONTROL SYSTEM FOR A WHOLE BODY VIBRATION PLATFORM
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ABSTRACT This work presents the implementation of a control system for a Whole Body Vibration (WBV) platform used to study the influence of vibration in the human body. The platform was developed to be used in WBV test where it is necessary to maintain a 

INL Control System Situational Awareness Technology Annual Report 2012
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ABSTRACT This report provides project status for FY 2012 work performed on the Sophia Tool, Mesh Mapper (MM) Tool, Intelligent Cyber Sensor (ICS) Tool, and Data Fusion Tool (DFT) situational awareness projects based on requirements of the Idaho National 

Prospective Randomized Crossover Study of a New Closed-loop Control System versus Pressure Support during Weaning from Mechanical Ventilation
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ABSTRACT Background: Intellivent is a new full closed-loop controlled ventilation that automatically adjusts both ventilation and oxygenation parameters. The authors compared gas exchange and breathing pattern variability of Intellivent and pressure support 

Applying Human Factors Evaluation and Design Guidance to a Nuclear Power Plant DigitalControl System
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EXECUTIVE SUMMARY The United States (US) nuclear industry, like similar process control industries, has moved toward upgrading its control rooms. The upgraded control rooms typically feature digital control system (DCS) displays embedded in the panels. 

On the Design and Development of a Motion Control System using Accelerometer and RF Communication
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ABSTRACT This paper presents the design and development of a motion control system using a MEMS Accelerometer and RF communication with Atemga16 microcontroller. The accelerometer sensor can detect the tilt in all three axes and accordingly generate a 

Development of A Novel Control Scheme For Integration Of Wind Energy Generation SystemInto Existing Power System To Mitigate The Power Quality Issues
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ABSTRACT In this paper a new control strategy for integration of Wind energy into existing power system to improve power quality by using STATCOM is proposed. To have sustainable. growth and social progress, it is necessary to meet the energy need by 

CONTROL OF A WIND GENERATION SYSTEM APPLIED TO OCEAN BASINS
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ABSTRACT The present paper describes the implementation of the speed control applied to a wind generation system. The generator is installed in the academic wave tank of the Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering Department of University of So Paulo. The set-point 

Maintaining an effective and efficient control system for the Electromagnetic Calorimeter of the Compact Muon Solenoid experiment during Long-Term
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ABSTRACT The sub-detectors of the Compact Muon Solenoid (CMS) multi-purpose particle detector at the CERN Large Hadron Collider (LHC) have been collecting physics data from particle collisions for almost three years. During this period, the CMS Electromagnetic 

The Undulator Control System for the European XFEL
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ABSTRACT The European XFEL project is a 4th generation light source. The first beam will be delivered in the beginning of 2015 and will produce spatially coherent= 80fs short photon pulses with a peak brilliance of 1032-1034 photons/s/mm2/mrad2/0.1% BW in the energy 

A generic framework for systematic design of process monitoring and control system for crystallization processes
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ABSTRACT A generic framework for systematic design of a process monitoring and control system for crystallization processes has been developed in order to obtain the desired endproduct properties notably the crystal size distribution (CSD). The design framework 

Advances in the Protection of Critical Infrastructure by Improvement in Industrial Control System Security
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ABSTRACT This paper describes an international research effort that has been working toward identification of vulnerabilities in industrial control systems, mitigation strategies to address vulnerabilities, and development of tools to prevent intrusion on such systems. The 

Whole building control system design and evaluation: Simulation-based assessment
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Executive Summary Building Energy Management Systems (BMS) serve about one-third of the approximately 67 billion ft2 of commercial floor space in the United States. However, surveys of building operators suggest that only a fraction of possible BMS functionality is 

PALS-Based Analysis of an Airplane Multirate Control System in Real-Time Maude (Extended Version)
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Distributed cyber-physical systems (DCPS) are pervasive in areas such as aeronautics and ground transportation systems, including the case of distributed hybrid systems. DCPS design and verification is quite challenging because of asynchronous communication, 

Development of a new multiple sampling trawl with autonomous opening/closing net control system for sampling juvenile pelagic fish
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ABS TR AC TA new multiple layer sampling trawl with an autonomous net opening/closing control system was developed to sample pelagic juvenile ?sh quantitatively. The new trawl system, based on the Matsuda-Oozeki-Hu Trawl (MOHT), has a rigid-frame 3.3 m high and 

Concentrated Solar Power control system implementation on embedded board
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ABSTRACT Renewable power generation can help countries meet their sustainable development goals through provision of access to clean, secure, reliable and affordable energy. Concentrating solar power (CSP) is a power generation technology that uses 

A COMPRESSOR SURGE CONTROL SYSTEM: COMBINATION ACTIVE SURGE CONTROL SYSTEM AND SURGE AVOIDANCE SYSTEM
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ABSTRACT A novel method for combining active surge control system (ASCS) and surge avoidance system (SAS) for a centrifugal compressor is presented. ASCS is a promising method to improve compressor operating area by stabilizing surge. However, this method 

Improving Control System Cyber-State Awareness using Known Secure Sensor Measurements
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ABSTRACT This paper presents design and simulation of a low cost and low false alarm rate method for improved cyber-state awareness of critical control systems-the Known Secure Sensor Measurements (KSSM) method. The KSSM concept relies on physical 

Sliding Mode Control with a State Predictor for Time Delay Control System
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(SMC) with a state predictor for time delay control systems. Time delay is a factor that causes instability in systems, and SMC is weakened by time delay. Therefore, we use a state predictor with SMC. State predictors are easily designed, and are suitable in combination 

Design and Development of Temperature Control System in Induction Furnace using LPC2148 and XBee
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ABSTRACT ln forging and rolling industries, the furnace is used for melting. The temperature of the furnace is controlled by supplying air-fuel combination, flow of electron, inflow of coal etc. Depends on the type of furnace it will vary. The temperature is measured by using 

The State Space Modeling of Single, Two and Three ALFC of Power System Using IntegralControl and Optimal LQR Control Method
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ABSTRACT The modeling of electric power system on the state space with single, two and three area with integral and optimal control system known as Linear Quadratic Regulator (LQR) for designing the load frequency control system are realized in this paper. The 

Automatic Control System for Snout Positioning in Hot Dip Galvanization Process
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Steel is widely used in various applications due to its resistance to mechanical stress and its ductility, as well as having other important features such as weldability, paint adhesion, easy molding and recycling, low cost and ferromagnetic properties. With exposure to humidity 

Control system concepts to improve geothermal plant availability
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ABSTRACT Advanced power plant controls are now commonly applied to the newest fossil, nuclear and hydro plants to achieve maximum performance and increase reliability. The expansion of integrated plant controls to geothermal plants presents equally valuable 

LQG/LTR ROBUST SEMI-ACTIVE SUSPENSION CONTROL SYSTEM USING MAGNETO-RHEOLOGICAL DAMPERS
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ABSTRACT This work presents the complete design of a semi-active suspension control system for a Sport Utility Vehicle (SUV). The main control objective is the performance improvement in comfort and safety features of the vehicle. The design is based on a LQG/LTR robust 

Active Front Independent Steering System and its Control for Road Vehicle with Understeer Characteristics
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ABSTRACT Active steering systems improve vehicle handling by controlling the steer angle of the wheels depending on speed. Such controls, however, have limitations as they do not attempt to utilize tires' force generating potential. The present study proposes Active 

Production Control System to Visualize Future Effects by Production Trouble
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OVERVIEW: When unexpected problems or accidents occur at the production and logistics sites that have spread throughout the world in conjunction with the globalization of business, it is essential that the supply chain be able to minimize the effects of such events in ways 

A new device to prevent gastroesophageal reflux in patients with stents placed through the lower esophageal sphincter: the EndoFLUXX Reflux Control System 
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ABSTRACT BACKGROUND: When an esophageal stent is placed through the lower esophageal sphincter (LES), gastroesophaeal reflux symptoms may persist despite high dose proton pump inhibitor (PPI) therapy. The EndoFLUXX Reflux Control System (ERCS) 

Development of a camless engine valve actuator system for robust engine valve timing control
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In this paper, a camless engine valve actuator (CEVA) system for robust engine valve timing control is presented. A particularly challenging control obstacle, shown in hydraulic actuation system for camless engine valve actuators, is the sluggish response of valve 

Design of Intersample Response in a Hard Disk Control System
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ABSTRACT The present paper discusses a design method for the head position in a Hard Disk Drive (HDD) control system. In the HDD control system, the sampling interval of the head position is constrained because of the hardware specifications, but the hold interval of the 

SMS Repository and Control System using GSM-SMS Technology
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ABSTRACT Short Message Service (SMS) is a preferred mode of text communication than using internet as it requires only Mobile Station (mobile phone with SIM) which is available at cheaper rates in the market. Also the SMS packages given by different telecom companies 

Master-slave chaos synchronization using adaptive dynamic sliding-mode neural control system
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ABSTRACT Since chaotic systems are important nonlinear deterministic systems that display complex, noisy-like and unpredictable behavior, synchronizing chaotic systems have become an important issue in the engineering community. This paper proposes an 

Practical experience with unified discrete and continuous–time, multi–input identification forcontrol system design
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ABSTRACT The paper is concerned with the practical aspects of a unified approach to the identification and estimation of multiple–input, single–output (MISO) transfer function models for both continuous and discrete–time systems. The estimation algorithms considered in 

PID Controller Tuning by Differential Evolution Algorithm on EDM Servo Control System
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ABSTRACT Maintaining gap between Electrode and workpiece in Electrical Discharge Machining (EDM) is very important since the capability of control system to keep the gap will improve the performance of this machine. Therefore to maintain the gap, a Proportional 

Design of a Flight Control System in Compliance with Fling and Handling Quality Requirements
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ABSTRACT This paper presents the design of a flight control system (FCS) that offers the Aerosonde Unmanned Vehicle (UAV) with stability and control characteristics and capabilities of a classical aerial piloted aircraft.

Voltage Control and Dynamic Performance of Power Transmission System using STATCOM and its Comparison with SVC
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ABSTRACT This paper investigates the effects of Static Synchronous Compensator (STATCOM) on voltage stability of a power system. This paper will discuss and demonstrate how STATCOM has successfully been applied to power system for effectively regulating 

Development of a Digital Low-level RF Control System for the p-LINAC Test Stand at FAIR
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ABSTRACT A test stand for a proton Linac is currently being built at GSI in the context of the FAIR project. Its low-level rf control system will be based on a system that has been developed for the S-DALINAC at TU Darmstadt operating at 3 GHz. This system converts 

i-pIDtune: An interactive tool for integrated system identification and PID control
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ABSTRACT This paper describes i-pIDtune, an interactive software tool that integrates system identification and PID controller design. The tool supports experimental design and execution under plant-friendly conditions, high-order ARX estimation, and control-relevant 

Integrated Control System for Power Performance of Low Log Speed Green Car
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ABSTRACT The battery control system of an electric automobile enables battery electric power to be distributed in an optimized condition to each automobile electronic component by an interlocking control drive of a high-power battery and a high-efficiency motor. And, it is a 


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