Process Plant Reliable Operations Facilitated and Enhanced by Information Technology


PROFIT - 5352

Keywords distributed control, process control


Start Date: 02-JAN-91 / Duration: 30 months

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Objectives and Approach

The objective of this project is to develop an integrated framework for the plant-wide management of industries, such as chemical and oil, which use complex interlinked processes. The project combines control theory algorithmic techniques and Artificial Intelligence concepts.

The outcome of the project will provide tools and techniques in order to achieve:

Prototypes will be implemented at two industrial sites.

The benefits will be improved profitability, product quality, safety and maintainability.

The project has given special emphasis, at the early phases of development, towards the definition of an overall architecture for hierarchical integration of the functions necessary to support the management of the process industries.Emphasis has been placed towards the functions necessary:


CONTACT POINT

Mr George Zenzefilis
INTRASOFT SA
Adrianiou Street 2
GR - 11525 ATHINAI
tel: + 30/ 1-691 7763
fax: + 30/ 1-692 5259
telex: 214021 INR GR

Participants

INTRASOFT SA - GR - C
DSM RESEARCH BV - NL - P
INSTITUTE ITP TUE-TNO - NL - P
SAST - UK - P
STATOIL - N - P
MODCOMP - UK - P
EB INDUSTRY AND OFFSHORE - N - P
CITY UNIVERSITY - UK - A
SINTEFN - A


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PROFIT - 5352, December 1993


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