### Abstract

To design an improved fuel controller for an operating, 386 MW(e), oil-fired power generation system, a mathematical model of the plant was developed from fundamental principles to predict thermal-hydraulic transients. This controller was successfully implemented in the actual plant by replacing a portion of the original control system. The resulting minimum operating level of the system was thus reduced from 220 MW(e) to flash tank level of 130 MW(e), and the customary load rate of change during normal operation improved from approximately 2 MW/min to 9 MW/min.

Original language | English (US) |
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Pages | 1-12 |

Number of pages | 12 |

State | Published - Jan 1 1978 |

Event | Proc of the Jt Autom Control Conf - Philadelphia, PA, USA Duration: Oct 15 1978 → Oct 20 1978 |

### Other

Other | Proc of the Jt Autom Control Conf |
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City | Philadelphia, PA, USA |

Period | 10/15/78 → 10/20/78 |

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### All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

- Engineering(all)

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*APPLICATION OF MATHEMATICAL MODELING TO DESIGN OF A PRACTICAL CONTROLLER FOR A COMMERCIAL SCALE FOSSIL POWER PLANT.*. 1-12. Paper presented at Proc of the Jt Autom Control Conf, Philadelphia, PA, USA, .

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**APPLICATION OF MATHEMATICAL MODELING TO DESIGN OF A PRACTICAL CONTROLLER FOR A COMMERCIAL SCALE FOSSIL POWER PLANT.** / Ray, Asok; Berkowitz, David A.

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N2 - To design an improved fuel controller for an operating, 386 MW(e), oil-fired power generation system, a mathematical model of the plant was developed from fundamental principles to predict thermal-hydraulic transients. This controller was successfully implemented in the actual plant by replacing a portion of the original control system. The resulting minimum operating level of the system was thus reduced from 220 MW(e) to flash tank level of 130 MW(e), and the customary load rate of change during normal operation improved from approximately 2 MW/min to 9 MW/min.

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