Journal of Chemical Engineering & Process Technology

Journal of Chemical Engineering & Process Technology
Open Access

ISSN: 2157-7048


Duraid Fadhil Ahmed

  • Research Article
    Artificial Neural Networks Controller for Crude Oil Distillation Column of Baiji Refinery
    Author(s): Duraid Fadhil Ahmed and Ali Hussein KhalafDuraid Fadhil Ahmed and Ali Hussein Khalaf

    A neural networks controller is developed and used to regulate the temperatures in a crude oil distillation unit. Two types of neural networks are used; neural networks predictive and nonlinear autoregressive moving average (NARMA-L2) controllers. The neural networks controller that is implemented in the neural network toolbox software uses a neural network model of a nonlinear plant to predict future plant performance. Artificial neural network in MATLAB simulator is used to model Baiji crude oil distillation unit based on data generated from aspen-HYSYS simulator. A comparison has been made between two methods to test the effectiveness and performance of the responses. The results show that a good improvement is achieved when the NARMA-L2 controller is used with maximum mean square error of 103.1 while the MSE of neural predictive is 182.7 respectively. Also shown priority of neural.. View More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2157-7048.1000272

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