Designing Data-Based and Model-Based Methods for Process Monitoring and Equipment Degradation Tracking
- Type: Conference Presentation
- Conference Type: AIChE Annual Meeting
- Presentation Date: November 19, 2020
- Duration: 15 minutes
- Skill Level: Intermediate
- PDHs: 0.30
Additionally, this work will demonstrate the necessity to track deviations in the process models themselves in order to identify process drifts or equipment degradation. When a process operates under control, a controller continuously adjusts the level of manipulated variables in order to ensure that the controlled variables are being maintained within specific limits. Unfortunately, this may be at the expense of increased operating and additional costs. Therefore, this work will utilize a dynamic contour-based algorithm in order to illustrate how equipment degradation can be efficiently tracked in multiple operating regimes .
For both algorithms, illustrative examples using simulated synthetic data, and real data from different applications will be utilized in order to highlight the effectiveness of the developed algorithms.
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