Model Reference Adaptive Control System for Moisture Regulation in Cotton Ginning.

Garikayi, T. (2013) Model Reference Adaptive Control System for Moisture Regulation in Cotton Ginning.

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Official URL: http://ir.nust.ac.zw/xmlui/handle/123456789/314

Abstract

Presented as part of the SAIIE25 Proceedings, 9th ? 11th of July 2013, Stellenbosch, South Africa ? 2013 SAIIE.,Moisture content (mc) within the cotton fibre is an important aspect for all stages of the ginning process. However due to the process dynamics, mc is currently being controlled by regulating the water and air temperatures from the Humidifiers. Human intervention and lack of consistence on set-points determination has resulted in inconsistent mc during humidification. This procedure requires a control system which will be able to adjust the process set-points automatically by eliminating the need for human intervention. In this paper a robust Model Reference Adaptive Control (MRAC) system for a Samuel Jackson Humidifier is presented. This system improves upon the existing system by creating a closed loop controller with parameters that can be updated to change the response from reference model. The control parameters are then updated based on this error thus the parameters converge to ideal values that cause the plant response to match the response of the reference model.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Model Reference Adaptive Control,Moisture Content
Divisions: Universities > State Universities > National University of Science and Technology
Depositing User: Mr. Edmore Sibanda
Date Deposited: 01 Dec 2015 08:00
Last Modified: 01 Dec 2015 08:00
URI: http://researchdatabase.ac.zw/id/eprint/1359

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