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Biomass Feed System Flow Control Using a Weigh Belt Table

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T. T. Maxwell, Joe D. Nevill, A. Ertas

Department of Mechanical Engineering, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX

Joe Craig

Cratech, Inc. Tahoka, TX

J. Energy Resour. Technol 127(1), 71-82 (Mar 29, 2005) (12 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1804500 History: Received August 05, 2002; Revised July 30, 2004; Online March 29, 2005
Copyright © 2005 by ASME
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Fluidized pressurized bed biomass-fueled integrated-gasifier gas turbine power plant
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Primary biomass feed system component three-dimensional view
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Simplified view of weigh belt assembly
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Weigh table triangular loading and resultant force
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Weight belt assembly historical data vs manual data (cottonseed)
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Weigh belt historical model data vs manual data (cottonseed)
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Cascade loop PID control configuration
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Cascade loop PID analog input and output block configuration
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First CGT cascade loop PID control test of biomass feed system
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Second CGT cascade loop PID control test of biomass feed system
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Third CGT cascade loop PID control test of biomass feed system
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Wood chip cascade loop PID control test of biomass feed system
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Rice hull cascade loop PID control test of biomass feed system
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Cottonseed cascade loop PID control test of biomass feed system

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