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Chemical Product and Process Modeling

Ed. by Sotudeh-Gharebagh, Rhamat / Mostoufi, Navid / Chaouki, Jamal

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Sliding-mode Observer for Uncertainty Estimation in a Class of Chemical Reactor: A Differential-Algebraic Approach

Ricardo Aguilar-López
Published Online: 2007-08-09 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.2202/1934-2659.1062

The problem of the on-line estimation of the reaction heat in a continuous stirred tank reactor from temperature measurements is addressed in this paper. The proposed uncertainty observer is based on differential algebraic techniques, such that the algebraic observability condition of the uncertainty from noisy temperature measurements is easily verified and the observer structure is very simple, which lead to feasible implementation. The observer proposed is robust against noisy measurements and sustained disturbances. The good performance of the observer is shown by means of numerical simulations and is compared with a nonlinear Luenberger-type observer.

Keywords: sliding-mode; differential-algebraic; chemical reactor; uncertainty estimation

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Published Online: 2007-08-09

Citation Information: Chemical Product and Process Modeling, Volume 2, Issue 3, ISSN (Online) 1934-2659, DOI: https://doi.org/10.2202/1934-2659.1062.

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