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RES l I resullS saved I User Interaction v on disk Display Fig. 4. The files and applications structure of MIMOSA. 5. Case-Study 1 - Level Control. We consider the level control of the tank represented in Fig. 5. The tank area A is constant. The level is measured by a sensor which may exhibit a first order behaviour and a possible time delay. The final control element is also first order. The control signal to this element is C and the inflow is subject to fluctuations (hence. it is a perturbation).
Employing standard hardware and software. We find large scale applications of data acquisition and control typically based in VAX, SUN, lIP or mM stations (e. , in oil refining, Hydrocarbon Processing, 1991). Many industrial systems are already based in microcomputers. This includes not only industrial data acquisition and monitoring systems, (e. g. SCAP from SCAPE EUROPE, IA from Foxboro). , 1984). The IA system allows programming in the C language at the 'supervisory' level. The trend observed above applies as well to expert systems.
88848 5 D 0" [1'I10ise... 888186 Fig. 1. Process simulation with MIMOSA. 2. TIIE OBSERVER ALGORITHM We propose to develop an algorithm which will allow state and kinetic parameter estimation from a limited number of measurements, assuming that the yield coefficient are known. Eq. L)=M); K is the yield coefficients matrix (dim(K) = NxM); U is the feed and the gaseous outflow rates vector (dim(U) =N). 1his state space representation can be divided in two partitions: the first one includes the equations related to the measured state variables (~l); the second partition, the equations related to the nonmeasured state variables (~V.