Neural Network Based Model for Fault Diagnosis of Pneumatic Valve with Dimensionality Reduction

  • P. Subbaraj
  • B. Kannapiran
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7076)


Fault detection and diagnosis of pneumatic valve used in cooler water spray system in cement industry is of great practical significance and paramount importance for the continued operation of the plant. This paper presents the design and development of Artificial Neural Network (ANN) based model for the fault detection of pneumatic valve in cooler water spray system in cement industry. Principal component analysis (PCA) is applied to reduce the input dimension. The training and testing data required for the development of ANN is generated in a laboratory grade experimental setup. The performance of the developed model is compared with the network trained with the original variables without any dimensionality reduction. From the comparison it is observed that the classification performance of the neural network has been improved due to the application of PCA and the training time of the neural network is reduced.


Artificial Neural Network Dimensionality Reduction Fault Detection Neural Network Model Artificial Neural Network Model 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • P. Subbaraj
    • 1
  • B. Kannapiran
    • 2
  1. 1.Sri Nandhanam College of Engineering and TechnologyVellore DistrictIndia
  2. 2.Department of Instrumentation & Control EngineeringArulmigu Kalasalingam college of EngineeringVirudunagar DistrictIndia

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