The aim of this paper is to present a neural network-based approach to identification and control of a rectangular natural circulation loop. The first part of the paper defines a NARMAX model for the prediction of the experimental oscillating behavior characterizing the fluid temperature. The model has been generalized and imple- mented by means of a Multilayer Perceptron Neural Net- work that has been trained to simulate the system experimental dynamics. In the second part of the paper, the NARMAX model has been used to simulate the plant during the training of another neural network aiming to suppress the undesired oscillating behavior of the system. In order to define the neural controller, a cascade of sev- eral couples of neural networks representing both the system and the controller has been used, the number of couples coinciding with the number of steps in which the control action is exerted.
|Titolo:||Controlling natural convection in a closed thermosiphon using neural networks|
|Data di pubblicazione:||2004|
|Appare nelle tipologie:||1.1 Articolo in rivista|