Recent Successful Fuzzy Logic Applications in Industrial Automation

  • Constantin von Altrock
Part of the International Series in Intelligent Technologies book series (ISIT, volume 8)

Abstract

In this paper I review 8 recent applications of fuzzy logic in industrial automation. All applications used the so-called “fuzzyPLC,” an innovative hardware platform that merges fuzzy logic and traditional automation techniques. Following a quick overview on the fuzzyPLC, I discuss the 8 applications and focus on how fuzzy logic enabled a superior solution compared to conventional techniques. Whenever possible, I quantify the benefit in cost saving or quality improvement. For detailed information on the reviewed applications, I reference the respective papers.

Keywords

Burning Furnace Europe Sludge Steam 

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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1996

Authors and Affiliations

  • Constantin von Altrock
    • 1
  1. 1.GmbHAachenGermany

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