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A PLANT PERFORMANCE MONITORING AND OPTIMIZATION SYSTEM

Prasad, G, Swidenbank, E and Hogg, B W (1995) A PLANT PERFORMANCE MONITORING AND OPTIMIZATION SYSTEM. In: Universities Power Engineering Conference 1995, Greenwich, UK. Universities Power Engineering Conference 1995, Greenwich, UK. 4 pp. [Conference contribution]

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Abstract

The increasing complexity of modern thermal power plants and the demands of economic as well as the operational requirements necessitate the need for continuing improvements in power plant performance monitoring and optimization techniques. The paper discusses an integrated approach for real-time plant performance monitoring. An initial investigation into performance monitoring using artificial neural networks is presented. Unit heat rate and a predictive plant model for optimal plant control are described as two case studies.

Item Type:Conference contribution (Paper)
Faculties and Schools:Faculty of Computing & Engineering
Faculty of Computing & Engineering > School of Computing and Intelligent Systems
Research Institutes and Groups:Computer Science Research Institute > Intelligent Systems Research Centre
Computer Science Research Institute
ID Code:18476
Deposited By: Professor Girijesh Prasad
Deposited On:16 May 2011 10:58
Last Modified:09 Dec 2015 10:57

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