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Automation and Control

Theory and Practice

Edited by Aleksandar Rodic

Institut Mihajlo Pupin, Serbia

The present edited book is a collection of 18 chapters written by internationally recognized experts and well-known professionals of the field. Chapters contribute to diverse facets of automation and control. The volume is organized in four parts according to the main subjects, regarding the recent advances in this field of engineering. The first thematic part of the book �is devoted to automation. This includes solving of assembly line balancing problem and design of software architecture for cognitive assembling in production systems. The second part of the book concerns different aspects of modelling and control. This includes a study on modelling pollutant emission of diesel engine, development of a PLC program obtained from DEVS model, control networks for digital home, automatic control of temperature and flow in heat exchanger, and non-linear analysis and design of phase locked loops. The third part addresses issues of parameter estimation and filter design, including methods for parameters estimation, control and design of the wave digital filters. The fourth part presents new results in the intelligent control. This includes building a neural PDF strategy for hydroelectric satation simulator, intelligent network system for process control, neural generalized predictive control for industrial processes, intelligent system for forecasting, diagnosis and decision making based on neural networks and self-organizing maps, development of a smart semantic middleware for the Internet , development of appropriate AI methods in fault-tollerant control, building expert system in rotary railcar dumpers, expert system for plant asset management, and building of a image retrieval system in heterogeneous database. �The content of this thematic book admirably reflects the complementary aspects of theory and practice which have taken place in the last years. Certainly, the content of this book will serve as a valuable overview of theoretical and practical methods in control and automation to those who deal with engineering and research in this field of activities.

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Automation and ControlTheory and PracticeEdited by Aleksandar Rodic

Published: December 1st 2009

DOI: 10.5772/163

ISBN: 978-953-307-039-1

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-5858-5

Copyright year: 2009

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45 Crossref Citations

44 Web of Science Citations

57 Dimensions Citations


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1. Assembly Line Balancing Problem Single and Two-Sided Structures

By Waldemar Grzechca


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2. A Software Architecture for Cognitive Technical Systems Suitable for an Assembly Task in a Production Environment

By Eckart Hauck, Arno Gramatke and Klaus Henning


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3. Two Stage Approaches for Modeling Pollutant Emission of Diesel Engine Based on Kriging Model

By El Hassane Brahmi, Lilianne Denis-Vidal, Zohra Cherfi, Nassim Boudaoud and Ghislaine Joly-Blanchard


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4. An Approach to Oobtain a PLC Program from a DEVS Model

By Hyeong T. Park, Kil Y. Seong, Suraj Dangol, Gi N. Wang and Sang C. Park


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5. A Framework for Simulating Home Control Networks

By Rafael J. Valdivieso-Sarabia, Jorge Azor­n-Lopez, Andres Fuster-Guillo and Juan M. Garcia-Chamizo


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6. Comparison of Defuzzification Methods: Automatic Control of Temperature and Flow inHeat Exchanger

By Alvaro J. Rey Amaya, Omar Lengerke, Carlos A. Cosenza, Max Suell Dutra and Magda J.M. Tavera


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7. Nonlinear Analysis and Design of Phase-Locked Loops

By G.A. Leonov, N.V. Kuznetsov and S.M. Seledzhi


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8. Methods for Parameter Estimation and Frequency Control of Piezoelectric Transducers

By Constantin Volosencu


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9. Design of the Wave Digital Filters

By Bohumil Psenicka, Francisco Garcia Ugalde and Andres Romero M.


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10. Neural PDF Control Strategy for a Hydroelectric Station Simulator

By German A. Munoz-Hernandez, Carlos A. Gracios-Marin, Alejandro Diaz-Sanchez, Saad P. Mansoor and Dewi I. Jones


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11. Intelligent Network System for Process Control: Applications, Challenges, Approaches

By Qurban A Memon


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12. Neural Generalized Predictive Control for Industrial Processes

By Sadhana Chidrawar, Balasaheb Patre and LaxmanWaghmare


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13. Forecasting, Diagnosis and Decision Making with Neural Networks and Self-Organizing Maps

By Kazuhiro Kohara, Katsuyoshi Aoki and Mamoru Isomae


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14. Challenges of Middleware for the Internet of Things

By Michal Nagy, Artem Katasonov, Oleksiy Khriyenko, Sergiy Nikitin, Michal Szydlowski and Vagan Terziyan


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15. Artificial Intelligence Methods in Fault Tolerant Control

By Luis E. Garza Castanon and Adriana Vargas Martinez


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16. A Real Time Expert System For Decision Making in Rotary Railcar Dumpers

By Osevaldo Farias, Sofiane Labidi, Joao Fonseca Neto, Jose Moura and Samy Albuquerque


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17. Modular and Hybrid Expert System for Plant Asset Management

By Mario Thron and Nico Suchold


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18. Image Retrieval System in Heterogeneous Database

By Khalifa Djemal, Hichem Maaref and Rostom Kachouri


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