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Experimental Evaluation of a High-Gain Control for Compressor Surge Suppression

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Franco Blanchini

University of Udine, Dipartimento di Matematica e Informatica, Udine, Italy

Pietro Giannattasio, Piero Pinamonti

University of Udine, Dipartimento di Energetica e Macchine, Udine, Italy

Diego Micheli

University of Trieste, Dipartimento di Energetica, Trieste, Italy

J. Turbomach 124(1), 27-35 (Jan 01, 2002) (9 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1413475 History:
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Controlled compression system
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Experimental compression plant
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Schematic of the instrumentation system
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Test points as intersections of valve and compressor characteristics
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Limit gain values of the adaptive control
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Time traces of the system parameters during the adaptive control for θs=20 deg: (a) 2000 rpm; (b) 2500 rpm; (c) 3000 rpm; (d) 3500 rpm
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System trajectories in plane (φcp) and time histories produced by the proportional control at 2500 rpm: (a) θs=22.5 deg; (b) θs=15 deg; (c) θs=7.5 deg

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