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US20130166043 OPTIMAL ENERGY MANAGEMENT OF A MICROGRID SYSTEM USING MULTI-OBJECTIVE OPTIMIZATION  
Systems and methods are disclosed to improve energy efficiency of a farm with livestock wastes by generating a cooling, heating, and power (CCHP) microgrid model; performing on a computer a...
US20130024014 OPTIMAL ENERGY MANAGEMENT OF A RURAL MICROGRID SYSTEM USING MULTI-OBJECTIVE OPTIMIZATION  
Systems and methods are disclosed to improve energy efficiency of a farm with livestock wastes by generating a cooling, heating, and power (CCHP) microgrid model; performing on a computer a...
US20140172125 DYNAMIC PARAMETER TUNING USING PARTICLE SWARM OPTIMIZATION  
Dynamic parameter tuning using particle swarm optimization is disclosed. According to one embodiment, a system for dynamically tuning parameters comprising a control unit; and a system for...
US20120283847 Method for Controlling Behavioral Intervention of a Submodule  
A method for controlling behavioral intervention of a submodule, where a device model is used to model and operate an automation system, where the device model comprises an input/output device, a...
US20150220083 OPERATIONAL PROGRAMMING OF A FACILITY  
A decision support tool to assist decision-making in the operation of a facility. The decision support tool allows a user to perform operational programming of the facility so that the analysis of...
US20110251700 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR SOLVING CHEMICAL ENGINEERING EQUATIONS AND MODEL DEVELOPMENT USING EQUATION EDITOR  
A system includes a process controller and an equation evaluation apparatus. The equation evaluation apparatus includes an equation editor, a model factory, and an equation evaluation engine. The...
US20110046794 Multi-Channel Active Control System and Methods for the Reduction of Tonal Noise from an Axial Fan  
A method of optimizing placement of a control source relative to a noise source includes establishing a first pool of constructive chromosomes, each constructive chromosome defining a potential...
US20090216380 Adaptive algorithm for setting the proportional integral (pi) gains in lag-dominated hvacr systems  
A method to determine and apply PI gain constants to an HVAC PI controller used to control an HVAC component includes the steps of: recording an opened loop HVAC component dynamic step response;...
US20050171645 Household energy management system  
A household energy management system uses measurements of the household electricity supply 4 to identify and to determine the energy consumption of individual household appliances. From these...
US20140236316 METHOD AND A SYSTEM FOR TUNING MULTIVARIABLE PID CONTROLLER  
A method and system are disclosed for tuning a Multivariable Proportional-Integral-Derivative (PID) controller in a process plant. The plant can have at least one PID controller for controlling...
US20130304235 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR FAULT PROGNOSTICS ENHANCED MPC FRAMEWORK  
A model predictive control (MPC) framework is enhanced to provide prognostic information and fault tolerant control strategies. A system fault is calculated based on predicted values and is used...
US20110035028 ACCELERATION/DECELERATION CONTROL DEVICE  
A residual-velocity calculating unit calculates a residual velocity that corresponds to a velocity increment when an acceleration is reduced from a current command acceleration to zero according...
US20100036537 METHOD FOR PRODUCTION OPTIMIZATION IN AN OIL AND/OR GAS PRODUCTION SYSTEM  
A method for production optimization in an oil and/or a gas production system. The system including at least two flow sources leading to at least one common downstream flow line, and at least one...
US20120071991 Method of Connecting Different Layers of Optimization  
The present invention is a method for synchronizing multiple layers of constrained optimization with both layers having some common variables in a to processing plant. The layers of optimization...
US20120150324 Method for Solving Control Problems  
A method solves a quadratic programming (QP) problem in real-time implementations of model predictive control for automation applications. The method can be implemented for fine-grained parallel...
US20090143873 BATCH PROCESS MONITORING USING LOCAL MULTIVARIATE TRAJECTORIES  
A system and method include determining a state of a batch process. Historical segments are retrieved from a historical database of trajectories of the batch process as a function of the state of...
US20140018940 MOBILE DEVICE WITH AUTOMATIC ACQUISITION AND ANALYSIS OF BUILDING AUTOMATION SYSTEM  
A building automation system includes a plurality of components, with each of the plurality of components associated with point data. A method of controlling the building automation system...
US20120022670 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR UTILIZING A HYBRID MODEL  
A system and method for predicting operation of a plant or process receive an input value from the plant or process. An integrity of a non-linear model corresponding to a local input space of the...
US20110054642 Optimizing Consumption of Resources  
Methods, systems and apparatus for optimizing consumption of one or more resources are presented. For example, a method that may be implemented on a processor device and includes obtaining user...
US20140336787 INDEX GENERATION AND EMBEDDED FUSION FOR CONTROLLER PERFORMANCE MONITORING  
A system calculates a first ratio of a prediction error variance of a model of a controller error, and the lesser of a variance of a prediction error of a naïve predictor model and a variance of a...
US20140156031 Adaptive Stochastic Controller for Dynamic Treatment of Cyber-Physical Systems  
Techniques for generating a dynamic treatment control policy for a cyber-physical system having one or more components, including a data collector for collecting data representative of the...
US20060208897 Capacitive RFID tag encoder  
In one embodiment, a capacitive encoding system is provided that includes a first conductive element; a second conductive element; and a capacitive encoder adapted to drive the first conductive...
US20100054412 MOTION ESTIMATION IN TREATMENT PLANNING  
An apparatus includes a scanner (102, 104) and a scanning motion monitor (100). A motion modeler (116) uses data from the scanning motion monitor (100) and the scanner (102, 104) to generate a...
US20090276061 Online Modular Parameterization and Successive Linear Programming for Improving Manufacturing Plant Operations  
Methods and systems for substantially optimizing plant operations within a manufacturing environment. The method can include separating the manufacturing environment into two or more individual...
US20120035747 SCALING AND PARAMETERIZING A CONTROLLER  
Controller scaling and parameterization are described. Techniques that can be improved by employing the scaling and parameterization include, but are not limited to, controller design, tuning and...
US20120118637 Drilling Advisory Systems And Methods Utilizing Objective Functions  
Methods and systems for controlling drilling operations include using a statistical model to identify at least one controllable drilling parameter having significant correlation to an objective...
US20080082183 BUILDING AUTOMATION SYSTEM WITH AUTOMATED COMPONENT SELECTION FOR MINIMUM ENERGY CONSUMPTION  
A software module for a building automation system includes a plurality of software modules. A first module is configured to compute energy consumption characteristics of a building. A second...
US20110320032 Adaptive method for manufacturing of complicated shape parts hot isostatic pressing of power materials with using irrevesibly deformable capsules and inserts  
The invention discloses adaptive method for manufacturing of parts of the similar complex shape by using hot isostatic pressing of powder materials and irreversibly deformable capsules and inserts...
US20080188958 Using Historical Data to Estimate Wear profiles of Consumable Wear Products  
An example method for estimating a wear profile of a consumable wear product used in conjunction with the processing of ore includes obtaining historical data related to wear of the consumable...
US20140343695 MPC Controller Using Parallel Quadratic Programming  
A method controls an operation of a machine using a model predictive control (MPC). The method determine, in response to receiving a state of the operation of the machine, a dual solution of a...
US20110066258 System and Method for Energy Plant Optimization Using Mixed Integer-Linear Programming  
A method for optimizing operational settings for a plurality of energy devices includes representing each of the plurality of energy devices in terms of a set of decision variables and operational...
US20140336788 METHOD OF OPERATING A PROCESS OR MACHINE  
An operator tool is provided to assist an operator of a process or machine in decision making. The tool is initiated by the operator selecting a key variable, “Variable of Interest”, at the user...
US20080009958 Adjusting system for moving a vehicle seat in a vehicle cabin  
A vehicle seat, an adjusting system and a method for moving at least one vehicle seat arranged in a vehicle cabin, particularly an aircraft seat, comprising seat components that are coupled or...
US20110257800 Particle swarm optimizing sliding mode controller  
The particle swarm optimizing sliding mode controller is applied to an interconnected Automatic Generation Control (AGC) model. The system formulates the SMC design as an optimization problem and...
US20090093892 Automatic determination of the order of a polynomial regression model applied to abnormal situation prevention in a process plant  
A system for preventing abnormal situations in process plants is provided. A polynomial regression model is employed to predict values of a monitored variable based on measured samples of a load...
US20150120005 Method for Determining and Optimising the Energy Consumption of a Production System  
A method for determining the energy consumption of a production system includes a) determining a load profile of the production system via of a load calculating device, b) estimating an energy...
US20060273011 Systems for selecting analytical device methods  
Systems and processes for using the same for selecting analytical device methods are provided. Also provided are computer program products for executing the subject processes.
US20120290104 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR OPTIMIZING PLANT OPERATIONS  
Embodiments of the present disclosure include systems and a method. In one embodiment, a system is provided. The system includes a risk calculation system configured to calculate a risk based on a...
US20080281438 Critical dimension estimation  
Estimating a state of a critical dimension system comprises inputting a critical dimension measurement and inferring the state of the system based on a model of the critical dimension system and...
US20120265324 METHOD FOR CONFIGURATION SOA-BASED AUTOMATION DEVICES AND FOR DEVELOPING AN ORCHESTRATION MACHINE, PRODUCTION METHOD AND PRODUCTION SYSTEM IN SERVICE-ORIENTED ARCHITECTURE HAVING EMBEDDED SERVICE ORCHESTRATION ENGINE  
A method for configuring an automation device or simulator for controlling mechatronics components of an automation system, including: generating HLPN component models for each type of the...
US20100241251 METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR FAULT DIAGNOSIS IN OBSERVATION RICH SYSTEMS  
Diagnostic systems and methods are presented for determining the current condition of a production plant and the resources thereof, in which successively more complex diagnostic abstractions are...
US20090106133 Method and apparatus for pricing securities  
The invention provides computer-implemented techniques and systems for parsimoniously modelling the price or value, expected rate of return or other relevant characteristics of securities issued...
US20140309755 Method Of Controlling A Dynamic Physical System That Exhibits A Chaotic Behaviour  
A method of controlling a dynamic physical system comprising a plurality of variable quantities. A model of the system comprising a plurality of variables representing the variable quantities, and...
US20070088448 PREDICTIVE CORRELATION MODEL SYSTEM  
A system having a combination including a predictive controller and a correlation model analysis which may include a principal component analysis (PCA) calculator. The system may encompass a...
US20090326679 BEHAVIOR ESTIMATING SYSTEM  
A behavior estimating system is provided. According to the system, an estimated trajectory which provides the basis on which the behavior of an agent is controlled is generated according to a...
US20110060424 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PREDICTING FUTURE DISTURBANCES IN MODEL PREDICTIVE CONTROL APPLICATIONS  
A system and method for predicting future disturbance in MPC applications by segregating a transient part and a steady state value associated with the disturbance. A dynamic state space model that...
US20080126377 AGGREGATING AUDIT INFORMATION WITH FIELD CONDITIONS  
The claimed subject matter provides a system and/or method that facilitates assessing unexpected field conditions based upon the verification of an audit log. A sensing component can monitor field...
US20100241247 Embedded dynamic alarm control system  
A system and method for performing modeling, prediction, optimization and control, which would permit what is, described herein as embedded alarm control. In the proposed method of embedding alarm...
US20110022194 TRANSDUCER ACCESS POINT  
The invention relates to a method and apparatus for exposing (i.e. bridging) data and services offered by low power, low duty cycle transducers (e.g. sensors and actuators) in a standardized...
US20100082121 VALIDATION OF LABORATORY TEST DATA  
The present invention provides novel techniques for validating laboratory data values for properties of interest of products produced by a process system. In particular, samples of the product may...

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