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1.1 Introduction and motivation
1.2 Outline and contribution of the thesis
Fundamentals of the Paper Drying Process
2.1 Cylinder configurations in the drying section
2.2 The steam and condensate system
2.3 The moisture control loop
2.4 Disturbances in the drying section
2.5 A note on the choice of units
Black-box Models and Controller Structures
3.1 A black-box model structure the IPZ transfer function
3.2 PID control of the steam pressure
3.3 Improved set point response by feedforward
3.4 A state feedback controller
3.5 A two-pole model of the steam pressure
3.6 The differential pressure loop
3.7 Summary
A Physical Model of a Steam Heated Cylinder
4.1 The model
4.2 Time and frequency domain analysis
4.3 Comparisons with plant data
4.4 A modified model
4.5 Summary
A Tuning Method for IPZ Models
5.1 A design method based on optimization
5.2 The IPZ tuning rule for PI control
5.3 The IPZ tuning rule for PID control
5.4 Stability regions
5.6 Comparison between PI and PID control
5.7 Comparison to other design methods
5.8 Summary
Enhanced Moisture Control Using the Air System
6.1 A literature review of drying section models
6.2 The model
6.3 A prestudy
6.4 Mid-ranging
6.5 Moisture control by mid-ranging the air system
6.6 Summary
7.1 The peak position the position of a dry surface
7.2 Design of a feedforward controller
7.3 Simulations
7.4 Summary
8.1 The model
8.2 Steady-state model validation
8.3 Open loop simulations
8.4 Control of moisture by mid-range MPC
8.5 Summary
9.1 Summary
9.2 Future work
Solution to the One Dimensional Heat Equation
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Published by: Mark Wechenje on Mar 01, 2012
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