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Digital Control of a Reverse Osmosis Plant

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Magdi S. Mahmoud

King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia

Paper No. IMECE2012-85101, pp. 131-136; 6 pages
doi:10.1115/IMECE2012-85101
From:
  • ASME 2012 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition
  • Volume 4: Dynamics, Control and Uncertainty, Parts A and B
  • Houston, Texas, USA, November 9–15, 2012
  • Conference Sponsors: ASME
  • ISBN: 978-0-7918-4520-2
  • Copyright © 2012 by ASME

abstract

In this paper, different strategies are investigated for the digital control of a reverse osmosis (RO) plant. Three control strategies to improve the performance of the RO plant are considered. These strategies including state-feeback, observer-based feedback and tracking control are considered. Simulation results show that the tracking controller yields the best perfoamnce, however it requires field knowledge about the RO plant operation. In this regard, observer-based feedback controller provides an alternative compromise.

Copyright © 2012 by ASME
Topics: Reverse osmosis

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