PSO Based Model Reference Adaptive PI Controller for a Conical Tank Level ProcessAuthor : R. Raghuraman and M. Senthilkumar
Volume 8 No.2 April-June 2019 pp 29-33
Conical tanks are mostly used in various process industries, such as metallurgical industries, food processing industries, concrete mixing industries wastewater treatment industries etc. A conical tank is basically a nonlinear process as its area of cross section varies with respect to level. This paper describes the implementation of PSO based Model Reference Adaptive PI controller for a nonlinear Conical Tank Level System (CTLS). The mathematical model of CTLS is developed and PSO based Model Reference Adaptive (MRA) PI Controller is proposed for this level system. A result of proposed controller is compared with GA based MRA-PI, MRA-PI and conventional PI controllers to analyze the performance in terms of integral square error and Integral absolute error. The results proved that the superiority of proposed controller.
Conical Tank, PI Controller, MRAC, PSO
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