Adaptive Fuzzy Control of a Rotary Dryer

  • Leena Yliniemi
Part of the Studies in Fuzziness and Soft Computing book series (STUDFUZZ, volume 71)


Drying, especially rotary drying is without doubt one of the oldest and most usual unit operations in process industries. Rotary dryers are workhorses, the operation of which is easy and sure, but neither energy efficient nor environmentally friendly. To answer better to the requirements of the modern society concerning working conditions, safety practices and environmental aspects the sophisticated control offers the opportunity to improve dryer operation and efficiency.


Membership Function Fuzzy Controller Fuzzy Logic Controller Rotary Dryer Tuning Rule 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Leena Yliniemi
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  1. 1.Control Engineering LaboratoryUniversity of Oulu, Oulun yliopistoOuluFinland

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