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US20120072194 Methods and Systems for Modeling Turbine Operation  
Methods and systems for modeling turbine operation are disclosed. In one embodiment a method for modeling turbine operation may include: determining current performance parameters of a turbine;...
US20110106277 INTEGRATED OPTIMIZATION AND CONTROL FOR PRODUCTION PLANTS  
The present invention provides novel techniques for optimizing and controlling production plants using parametric multifaceted models. In particular, the parametric multifaceted models may be...
US20130116802 TRACKING SIMULATION METHOD  
A tracking simulator models an industrial process simultaneously and in parallel with the industrial process. The simulator receives control inputs provided by an automation system to control the...
US20130325147 Method and System for Complex Smart Grid Infrastructure Assessment  
An infrastructure assessment system integrates with a smart grid infrastructure at all layers of the infrastructure. Data may be collected across layers. Performance metrics may be monitored and...
US20110093128 SUPPLYING A RESOURCE TO AN ENTITY FROM A RESOURCE ACTUATOR  
In a method for supplying a resource to an entity from a resource actuator, a plurality of physics-based models pertaining to the resource actuator and the entity are developed, a condition...
US20080077267 CONTROLLING SYSTEM FOR CARDBOARD-SHEET MANUFACTURING APPARATUS  
A controlling system for a cardboard-sheet manufacturing apparatus includes an FF/FB controlling unit, a PID controller, and a knowledge database. The FF/FB controlling unit differentiates between...
US20120283849 SENSOR SYSTEM HAVING TIME LAG COMPENSATION  
A sensor system for use with a machine is disclosed. The sensor system may have a sensor associated with the machine and configured to generate a signal indicative of an actual value for a...
US20130096698 SELF-ORGANIZING QUANTUM ROBUST CONTROL METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR SITUATIONS WITH UNCERTAINTY AND RISK  
Control systems, apparatus, and methods can apply quantum algorithms to control a control object in the presence of uncertainty and/or information risk. A self-organizing controller can include a...
US20110125293 FAST ALGORITHM FOR MODEL PREDICTIVE CONTROL  
An improved process and corresponding controller provide a model predictive control approach that can be implemented with less computational resources and/or with greater speed than conventional...
US20110091853 METHOD FOR SIMULATING A CATHETER GUIDANCE SYSTEM FOR CONTROL, DEVELOPMENT AND TRAINING APPLICATIONS  
A system is disclosed for incorporating a realistic simulated catheter or catheters within a catheter guidance and control system that operate from the same closed-loop position control feedback...
US20100312364 AUTOMATED PID CONTROLLER DESIGN  
Embodiments provide techniques, computer-readable media, and devices for allowing users to perform interactive design of controllers, such as PID controllers, in a free-form modeling environment....
US20080140226 STATISTICAL METHOD FOR ELECTRIC MACHINE OPTIMIZATION USED FOR ELECTRIC DRIVES  
A method is provided for selecting and optimizing an electric drive system by analyzing critical-to-quality subjects of the electric drive system according to Six Sigma theory. The...
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...
US20050261787 Method for synchronization of concurrently modified interdependent semi-derived artifacts  
Described is a method for synchronizing concurrently modified interdependent semi-derived artifacts. For example, one artifact can be a software model file and the other artifact can be a code...
US20110288660 ON-LINE ALIGNMENT OF A PROCESS ANALYTICAL MODEL WITH ACTUAL PROCESS OPERATION  
A batch modeling and analysis system uses a simple and computationally inexpensive technique to align data collected from an on-going, currently running or on-line batch process with a batch model...
US20080307826 Apparatus and method for optimizing a natural gas liquefaction train having a nitrogen cooling loop  
A natural gas liquefaction train includes a nitrogen cooling loop. A controller is provided for controlling one or more controlled variables by adjusting one or more manipulated variables. The one...
US20110178610 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR MANAGING UTILITY CONSUMPTION  
A system and method for monitoring and managing utility consumption includes use of (A) one or more sensors arranged to monitor an operating condition and/or utility consumption of at least one...
US20150081045 METHOD OF OFF-LINE HYBRID SYSTEM ASSESSMENT FOR TEST MONITORING AND MODIFICATION  
A method and an arrangement of controlling simulation of a coupled hybrid dynamic system comprising a component under test and a virtual model includes driving the physical component under test of...
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...
US20100082122 PROCESS CONTROL SYSTEM HAVING ON-LINE AND OFF-LINE TEST CALCULATION FOR INDUSTRIAL PROCESS TRANSMITTERS  
Methods and systems for assessing transmitter electronics in an industrial process control system comprise generating a process condition reference equation signal, a process condition...
US20070293958 OPTIMIZING TRAFFIC PREDICTIONS AND ENHANCING NOTIFICATIONS  
Travel-demand forecasting methods are described for predicting traffic volume based, at least in part, on user-entered data in the form of origin/destination data pairs, user preferences,...
US20080208719 Expert system for optimization of retail shelf space  
A business rules engine works with an optimization engine through various user interfaces to facilitate increased efficiency in retail space planning. Rules and models are built from templates...
US20090043406 System and Method for Planning the Operation of, Monitoring Processes in, Simulating, and Optimizing a Combined Power Generation and Water Desalination Plant  
The disclosure relates to a system and a method for planning the operation of, monitoring processes in, simulating, and/or optimizing a technical installation comprising several units that can be...
US20090012831 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR ASSESSING WORKPLACE SAFETY  
A system and method for assessing workplace safety are disclosed herein. In one embodiment, the system comprises a memory device configured to store data comprising at least one first set of data...
US20120095574 EQUIPMENT CONDITION AND PERFORMANCE MONITORING USING COMPREHENSIVE PROCESS MODEL BASED UPON MASS AND ENERGY CONSERVATION  
A method and apparatus capable of monitoring performance of a process and of the condition of equipment units effecting such process is disclosed. A process model predicated upon mass and energy...
US20090319092 MODEL BASED OPTIMIZATION OF MULTIPLE POWER GENERATING UNITS  
A method and apparatus for optimizing the operation of a single or multiple power generating units using advanced optimization, modeling, and control techniques. In one embodiment, a plurality of...
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...
US20120083904 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR OFFLINE CODE VALIDATION  
A method of offline code validation and a process control system are provided. The system includes a plurality of sensors each configured to generate a sensor output value representative of a...
US20120323343 VIRTUAL SENSOR SYSTEM AND METHOD  
A control system is disclosed. The control system may have a physical sensor configured to measure physical parameter values of a machine. The control system may also have a virtual sensor network...
US20100010645 BASEPOINT ESTIMATOR  
A method of estimating a basepoint includes receiving a plurality of goals, wherein each goal has a desired value, and receiving a plurality of sensor feedback signals from a controlled system. A...
US20090198350 ROBUST ADAPTIVE MODEL PREDICTIVE CONTROLLER WITH TUNING TO COMPENSATE FOR MODEL MISMATCH  
An MPC adaptation and tuning technique integrates feedback control performance better than methods commonly used today in MPC type controllers, resulting in an MPC adaptation/tuning technique that...
US20060212141 Radio frequency identification-detect ranking system and method of operating the same  
A radio frequency identification (RFID)-detect ranking system and method of operating the same. In one embodiment, the RFID-detect ranking system includes a matrix subsystem configured to...
US20100204831 PROCESS FOR MONITORING AND REGULATION OF AN INDUSTRIAL UNIT THAT EMPLOYS A CLOSED-LOOP IDENTIFICATION PHASE FOR THE OPERATING PARAMETERS OF SAID UNIT  
This invention describes a new process for monitoring and regulation of an industrial unit that comprises a closed-loop identification phase for the parameters of a model of said industrial unit,...
US20070078530 Method and system for controlling a batch process  
A first principles model may be used to simulate a batch process, and the first principles model may be used to configure a multiple-input/multiple-output control routine for controlling the batch...
US20090248174 CONTROL METHOD OF REFRIGERATION SYSTEMS IN GAS PLANTS WITH PARALLEL TRAINS  
An optimization method based on statistical modeling relating NGL plant process variables. The modeling may rely on input data from process history and modeled data. The method identifies process...
US20120109341 METHOD FOR ASCERTAINING PROCESS VALUES FOR A PROCESS CONTROL  
A method for ascertaining process values for a process control is provided. The method includes detecting a measured value, providing a model that simulates the process, and, on the basis of the...
US20080154390 Predicting reactant production in a fuel cell system  
A technique includes providing a mathematical model of reactant production by a reactant processor of a fuel cell system. The technique also includes during a time period in which the fuel cell...
US20050192679 Graphical representation of web site interaction  
Disclosed are novel methods and apparatus for provision of efficient, effective, and/or flexible graphical representation of web site interaction. In an embodiment of the present invention, a...
US20060173559 Methods and systems for a prediction model  
In at least some embodiments, a method comprises obtaining a state description associated with a system having a component. The method further comprises automatically obtaining a substantially...
US20080097626 CONFIGURATION METHODOLOGY FOR VALIDATION INDUSTRIES  
An automation control system can be efficiently developed and maintained as a hierarchical arrangement of configured components that pass process control parameters received from a control...
US20070260336 Long Infrastructure Management System and Program  
A long object management system for managing the history of the attribute data as well as the shape data constituting the temporal information of pipeline facilities, in which the future...
US20120078390 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR CONTROLLING A MACHINE  
A system for controlling a machine includes a first model, a second model, a controller, and a comparator. During a first cycle, the first model generates a response signal to the controller while...
US20080082181 STATISTICAL SIGNATURES USED WITH MULTIVARIATE ANALYSIS FOR STEADY-STATE DETECTION IN A PROCESS  
Methods and systems to detect steady-state operations in a process of a process plant include collecting process data. The collected process data is generated from a plurality of process variables...
US20080140227 Dynamic model predictive control  
A method of dynamic model predictive control is presented in which both steady state optimization and dynamic moves calculation of the manipulated variables are determined together as part of one...
US20110087341 SYSTEM FOR PREDICTING THE BEHAVIOR OF A TRANSDUCER  
A system for compensating and driving a loudspeaker includes an open loop loudspeaker controller that receives and processes an audio input signal and provides an audio output signal. A dynamic...
US20090312851 System and Method for Bioprocess Control  
A system and method for controlling a bioprocess equipment (FIG. 1) includes developing a process model. The process model can be applied for process control purposes.
US20100087933 TWO-STAGE MODEL PREDICTIVE CONTROL TECHNIQUE  
A two-stage model predictive control (MPC) controller uses a process model and two separate MPC control modules, including a feedfoward MPC control module and a feedback MPC control module, to...
US20150081046 APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR MODELING AND CONTROL OF CROSS-DIRECTION FIBER ORIENTATION PROCESSES  
A method includes generating a model associated with cross-directional fiber orientation of a web, which includes identifying spatial frequency characteristics of a fiber orientation (FO) process....
US20110295390 APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR MODELING AND CONTROL OF CROSS-DIRECTION FIBER ORIENTATION PROCESSES  
A method includes generating a model associated with cross-directional fiber orientation of a web, which includes identifying spatial frequency characteristics of a fiber orientation (FO) process....
US20110144775 Method and apparatus for adapting a process instance  
A method and an apparatus are disclosed for adapting a process instance, which guarantee that process instances are conform to a specific process meta model. Therefore constraint violations are...

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