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Working toward a more profitable model-based control technology

06.01.2014  |  de Leeuw, V. ,  ARC Advisory Group, 

Keywords: [EU] [ABB] [Boliden] [Sasol] [Aachen] [Germany] [Delft] [The Netherlands] [Eindhoven]

Last November, the European Union (EU) Autoprofit project held a workshop near Amsterdam for academia, users, and suppliers. The workshop organizers presented the results of the soon-to-be-completed model predictive control (MPC)/real-time optimization (RTO)-related project and generated discussions about what further research would be necessary and how this follow-on research could be organized and financed. Dr. Ton Backx, dean of electrical engineering at the Einhoven University of Technology in The Netherlands, provided a summary of the workshop at ARC Advisory Group’s recent European Industry Forum in Amsterdam.

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