Virtual Reality as a Tool for the Cascade Control Learning

  • Edwin PrunaEmail author
  • Mauricio Rosero
  • Rai Pogo
  • Ivón Escobar
  • Julio Acosta
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10850)


This work presents the development of an interactive didactic system for the learning of the cascade control technique of industrial processes, which uses an immersive virtual environment for the emulation of a plant behavior which can be monitored and controlled through an HMI (Human-Machine Interface). The virtual environment has been created through Computer Aided Design software and a graphic engine and, in addition, peripheral devices are used to achieve the immersion and interaction with the environment. Finally, the experimental results that validate the system when it is tested with a real or simulated process are presented.


Virtual reality Unity3D Cascade control 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Edwin Pruna
    • 1
    Email author
  • Mauricio Rosero
    • 1
  • Rai Pogo
    • 1
  • Ivón Escobar
    • 1
  • Julio Acosta
    • 1
  1. 1.Universidad de Las Fuerzas Armadas ESPESangolquíEcuador

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