Volterra model predictive control of a lyophilization plant

Yancho V. Todorov, Tsvetan D. Tsvetkov

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Abstract

Lyophilization plants are widely used by pharmaceutical industries to produce stable dried medications and important preparations. Since, a Lyophilization cycle involves a high energy demands it is needed to be used an improved control strategy in order to minimize the operating costs. This paper describes a method for designing a nonlinear model predictive controller to be used in a Lyophilization plant. The controller is based on a truncated fuzzy-neural Volterra predictive model and a simplified gradient optimization algorithm. The proposed approach is studied to control the product temperature in a Lyophilization plant. The efficiency of the proposed approach is tested and proved by simulation experiments.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2008 4th International IEEE Conference Intelligent Systems, IS 2008
PublisherIEEE Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers
Pages2013-2018
Volume2
ISBN (Electronic)978-1-4244-1740-7
ISBN (Print)978-1-4244-1739-1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2008
MoE publication typeA4 Article in a conference publication
Event2008 4th International IEEE Conference Intelligent Systems, IS 2008 - Varna, Bulgaria
Duration: 6 Sep 20088 Sep 2008

Conference

Conference2008 4th International IEEE Conference Intelligent Systems, IS 2008
CountryBulgaria
CityVarna
Period6/09/088/09/08

Keywords

  • Fuzzy-neural modeling
  • Lyophilization
  • Model predictive control

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    Todorov, Y. V., & Tsvetkov, T. D. (2008). Volterra model predictive control of a lyophilization plant. In 2008 4th International IEEE Conference Intelligent Systems, IS 2008 (Vol. 2, pp. 2013-2018). [4670467] IEEE Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers. https://doi.org/10.1109/IS.2008.4670467