News Updates Sunday 17th Dec 2017 :
  • Welcome to International Press Corporation, world's leading publishers, We have served more than 10000+ authors
  • Articles are invited in engineering, science, technology, management, industrial engg, biotechnology etc.
  • Paper submission last date of Nov/Dec 2017 extended to 20 Dec 2017, Submit online or at
  • Our journals are indexed in University of Regensburg Germany, Google Scholar, Cross Reference data bases
  • Applications for reviewers are invited and can be sent directly to concerned editor's mail

PSO Based Optimization of a PID Controller for a Linear Tank Level Control Process

Author : P Aravind and M Valluvan

Pages : 486-490
Download PDF

Automatic control has played a vital role in the evolution of engineering and science. It is also important in such industrial operations as controlling temperature, pressure, humidity, flow and level in the process. This paper focus on the development and implementation of an intelligent optimization to obtain a optimum PID controller settings for level control process in cylindrical tank. System identification of the process is done by step test method and found to be First Order Plus Dead Time (FOPDT) model. At first, a Proportional Integral Derivative (PID) controller based on internal model controller (IMC) settings is designed and the results are compared with PSO based PID controller settings. The robustness of the controllers is validated by imposing both servo and regulatory disturbances. The performance comparison of the designed controller settings are analyzed by time domain specification. Better controller performance can be envisaged by the proposed methods using PSO based PID controller settings than IMC tuned PID controller.

Keywords: PSO, Internal Model Control, PID controller, Level process. MATLAB.

Article published in International Journal of Current  Engineering  and Technology, Vol.4,No.2 (April- 2014)



Call for Papers
  1. IJCET- Nov/Dec-2017 Issue

    Submission Last Date extended to
    20 Dec 2017
  2. IJTT-Dec-2017
  3. IJAIE-Dec-2017
  4. IJCSB-Dec-2017
  • Inpressco Google Scholar
  • Inpressco Science Central
  • Inpressco Global impact factor
  • Inpressco aap

International Press corporation is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License
©2010-2017 INPRESSCO® All Rights Reserved