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Fuzzy logic applications in electric utility power plants
Author(s): Kiyo Matsuoka; S. Murthy Divakaruni
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Paper Abstract

Electric Power Research Institute has conducted a survey of recent advances and trends in Japanese thermal power plants during summer 1991. This paper summarizes the survey, and introduces success stories and lessons learned in Japan. The survey has found many applications and wide-spread implementations of fuzzy logic technology such as: fuzzy-logic schedulers for plant transient operations, fuzzy-expert tuners of dynamic control systems, and fuzzy- algorithmic operation guidance systems for major plant equipment. It has been also found that applications of fuzzy logic technology caused drastic changes in functions of human operators in the loop [man-machine interface], database management and preventive plant maintenance, and control room design.

Paper Details

Date Published: 22 December 1993
PDF: 18 pages
Proc. SPIE 2061, Applications of Fuzzy Logic Technology, (22 December 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.165019
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Kiyo Matsuoka, Univ. of Kansas (United States)
S. Murthy Divakaruni, Electric Power Research Institute (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2061:
Applications of Fuzzy Logic Technology
Bruno Bosacchi; James C. Bezdek, Editor(s)

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