Monitoring and control of anaerobic reactors

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The current status in monitoring and control of anaerobic reactors is reviewed. The influence of reactor design and waste composition on the possible monitoring and control schemes is examined. After defining the overall control structure, and possible control objectives, the possible process measurements are reviewed in detail. In the sequel, possible manipulated variables, such as the hydraulic retention time, the organic loading rate, the sludge retention time, temperature, pH and alkalinity are evaluated with respect to the two main reactor types: high-rate and low-rate. Finally, the different control approaches that have been used are comprehensively described. These include simple and adaptive controllers, as well as more recent developments such as fuzzy controllers, knowledge-based controllers and controllers based on neural networks.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationBiomethanation II
EditorsBirgitte Kiær Ahring
Place of PublicationBerlin
PublisherSpringer
Publication date2003
Pages135-182
ISBN (Print)3-540-44321-5
Publication statusPublished - 2003
SeriesAdvances in Biochemical Engineering and Biotechnology
Volume82
ISSN0724-6145
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