1997 Volume 10 Issue 11 Pages 585-593
This paper considers an identification and design of temperature control system for a coke oven plant. We first develop a linear state-space model by identifying two ARX models based on the input-output data of the plant. Then we derive a digital tracking control system with feedforward and preview actions by applying the techniques of Refs. 2) and 3). The tracking performance of the designed control algorithm is evaluated by extensive simulation studies. It is shown that the control algorithm with the preview actions on the coal charge and reference temperature has a potential applicability for automating the operation of coke oven plant.