Fuzzy control of the activated sludge wastewater treatment process

Tong RM, Beck MB, & Latten A (1980). Fuzzy control of the activated sludge wastewater treatment process. Automatica 16 (6): 695-701. DOI:10.1016/0005-1098(80)90011-4.

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Abstract

The activated sludge process is a commonly used method for treating sewage and waste waters. It is characterised by a lack of relevant instrumentation, control goals that are not always clearly stated, the use of qualitative information in decision making and poorly understood basic biological behaviour mechanisms. In this brief paper we examine the behaviour of an experimental fuzzy control algorithm constructed to reflect actual operational practice. We conclude that this algorithm does rather well and that a fuzzy controller would be a useful and practical way of regulating the activated sludge process.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: computer control; fuzzy control; water pollution; water resources; control system synthesis; controllers; process control
Research Programs: Resources and Environment Area (REN)
Depositing User: Romeo Molina
Date Deposited: 31 Mar 2016 07:33
Last Modified: 31 Mar 2016 07:48
URI: http://pure.iiasa.ac.at/12370

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