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Microcomputer application in measurement and control of fermentation process

Ahmad, Arshad and Jones, Meirion G (1989) Microcomputer application in measurement and control of fermentation process. Proceedings of The Fifth Symposium of Malaysian Chemical Engineers . pp. 287-296.

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Abstract

The application of microcomputer in measurement and control of biotechnological processes is gaining in popularity. In relation to this, an automation system was developed for the operation of a laboratory pilot scale stirred tank fermenter. The package employed a software interrupt function to create background execution for data acquisition and control operations whilst allowing other tasks being carried out in the foreground. The system was tested by controlling dissolved oxygen concentration employing a three term controller and good control operatis were achieved.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Automation system, biotechnological process, fermentation process, microcomputer, stirred tank fermenter
Subjects:T Technology > T Technology (General)
Divisions:Chemical and Natural Resources Engineering (Formerly known)
ID Code:4815
Deposited By: Norhani Jusoh
Deposited On:08 Jan 2008 02:47
Last Modified:01 Jun 2010 03:20

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