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Advanced control for boiler drum level?

A reader asks our experts if it is possible to implement such controls. Find out what they had to say

By Béla Lipták
Nov 18, 2015

*Q:* I read some papers regarding boiler drum level control and almost all mention that, for better performance, we should go for fuzzy logic controllers or model-based controllers instead of traditional PID controllers. However, in those papers, the results are obtained by simulating through Matlab. So I want to know, is it possible to implement such controls?

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