Control System Architecture for a Cement Mill Based on Fuzzy Logic

  • Claudiu Raul Costea University of Oradea
  • Helga Maria Silaghi University of Oradea
  • Doina Zmaranda
  • Marius Alexandru Silaghi

Abstract

This paper describes a control system architecture for cement milling that uses a control strategy that controls the feed flow based on Fuzzy Logic for adjusting the fresh feed. Control system architecture (CSA) consists of: a fuzzy controller, Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs) and an OPC (Object Linking Embedded for Process Control) server. The paper presents how a fuzzy controller for a cement mill is designed by defining its structure using Fuzzy Inference System Editor [1]. Also,  the paper illustrates the structure of the implemented control system together with the developed PLC program and its simulation. Finally, the dynamic behavior of the cement mill is simulated using a MATLAB-Simulink scheme and some simulation results are presented.

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Published
2015-04-01
How to Cite
COSTEA, Claudiu Raul et al. Control System Architecture for a Cement Mill Based on Fuzzy Logic. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF COMPUTERS COMMUNICATIONS & CONTROL, [S.l.], v. 10, n. 2, p. 165-173, apr. 2015. ISSN 1841-9844. Available at: <http://univagora.ro/jour/index.php/ijccc/article/view/1750>. Date accessed: 06 aug. 2020. doi: https://doi.org/10.15837/ijccc.2015.2.1750.

Keywords

Control System Architecture (CSA), fuzzy controller, cement mill, fresh feed control, ball mill, feed change