Multi-way optimal control of a benchmark fed-batch fermentation process

ZHANG, Hongwei and LENNOX, Barry (2003). Multi-way optimal control of a benchmark fed-batch fermentation process. Transactions of the Institute of Measurement and Control, 25 (5), 403-417.

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    A novel optimal control algorithm is presented for application to batch processes. The algorithm utilizes a linear model of the process that is identified using multi-way partial least squares. This linear model is used within an optimal control law to regulate the productivity of the batch by manipulating the substrates that are fed into the fermentation vessel. The proposed control algorithm is successfully applied to a benchmark fed-batch fermentation process and its performance compared with alternative control algorithms that have been applied to this application in the past. The proposed controller is found to compare favourably with these alternative algorithms.

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    Research Institute, Centre or Group - Does NOT include content added after October 2018: Materials and Engineering Research Institute > Centre for Automation and Robotics Research > Mobile Machine and Vision Laboratory
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    Page Range: 403-417
    Depositing User: Margaret Boot
    Date Deposited: 08 Aug 2017 08:16
    Last Modified: 08 Aug 2017 08:16

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