The generic control structure of wastewater treatment systems

M.J. Wade, M.R. Katebi, L. Brady

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Abstract

This paper is concerned with the assessment of a generic control structure and an investigation of the use of an advanced control architecture to overcome the problems of conventional approaches for wastewater treatment plant control and optimisation. The generic structure can be used as a tool for wastewater and control engineers to develop improved control systems and process optimisation for reducing operation costs and increasing effluent quality. The three-layer control structure provides autonomy and flexibility while retaining controller robustness and reliability. An analysis of a specific wastewater treatment system suggests that implementation of an advanced control structure would benefit the plant operation and performance.
Original languageEnglish
Pages1028-1033
Number of pages6
Publication statusPublished - Sep 2002
Event4th Asian Control Conference 2002 - Singapore, Singapore
Duration: 25 Sep 200227 Sep 2002

Conference

Conference4th Asian Control Conference 2002
CountrySingapore
CitySingapore
Period25/09/0227/09/02

Keywords

  • generic control
  • wastewater treatment systems

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