Modelling and controller design for a UV disinfection plant

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    Abstract

    A mathematical model describing fluid flow and concentration dynamics of microorganisms inside a UV photoreactor is developed. Using physical arguments and techniques from system theory, we approximate this model by a first order linear one. For this reduced model, we design a controller. The controller is tested on the original model as well as on the reduced model by numerical simulation. This showed only very small differences in dynamics, which indicates that for the original model a classic controller with excellent properties can be designed.
    Original languageEnglish
    Place of PublicationEnschede
    PublisherUniversity of Twente, Faculty of Mathematical Sciences
    Number of pages24
    Publication statusPublished - 25 Sep 2007

    Publication series

    NameMemorandum / Department of Applied Mathematics
    PublisherDepartment of Applied Mathematics, University of Twente
    No.1852
    ISSN (Print)1874-4850

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