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On-line re-optimisation control of a batch polymerisation reactor based on a hybrid recurrent neural network model

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3 Author(s)
Yuan Tian ; Dept. of Chem. & Process Eng., Univ. of Newcastle, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK ; Jie Zhang ; Morris, J.

A hybrid recurrent neural network model based on-line re-optimisation control strategy is developed for batch polymerisation reactors. The hybrid model contains a simplified mechanistic model covering material balance and simplified reaction kinetics only and recurrent neural networks. Based on this hybrid neural network model, optimal control policy can be calculated. A difficulty in the optimal control of batch polymerisation reactors is that optimisation effort can be seriously hampered by unknown disturbances such as reactive impurities and reactor fouling. A technique for on-line estimation of reactive impurity and reactor fouling has been developed by Zhang et al. (1999). In this contribution, on-line reactive impurity estimation is combined with batch reactor optimal control to form a novel re-optimisation control strategy. When there exists an unknown amount of reactive impurities, the off-line calculated optimal control profile will be no longer optimal. On-line impurity estimation is applied to estimate the amount of reactive impurities during the early stage of the batch. Based on the estimated amount of reactive impurities, on-line re-optimisation is applied to calculate the optimal reactor temperature profile for the remaining time period of the batch reactor operation. This approach is illustrated on the optimisation control of a simulated batch MMA polymerisation process

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American Control Conference, 2001. Proceedings of the 2001  (Volume:1 )

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2001

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