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In the perspective of optimizing the control and operation of large scale process plants, it is important to detect and to locate oscillations in the plants. This paper presents a scheme for detecting and localizing multiple oscillations in multiple measurements from such a large-scale power plant. The scheme is based on a Karhunen-Loeve analysis of the data from the plant. The proposed scheme is subsequently tested on two sets of data: a set of synthetic data and a set of data from a coal-fired power plant. In both cases the scheme detects the beginning of the oscillation within only a few samples. In addition the oscillation localization has also shown its potential by localizing the oscillations in both data sets.
American Control Conference, 2007. ACC '07
Date of Conference: 9-13 July 2007