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Heat-Flow System Control Model Documents

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Heat-Flow System Control Model 

written by Luis de la Torre, Hector Vargas Oyarzun, and Jacobo Saenz

The Servo Heat-Flow System Control Model simulates the use of a proportional-integral-derivative (PID) controller to control of the temperature in three different positions along a heat-flow system.  The simulation allows closing the control loop around three different points inside the heat-flow system using three sensors positioned at the beginning, in the middle and at the end of the tube. The heat-flow is modeled as a second order system with delays

This EJS simulation is based on a real system running at the Spanish Open University for Distance Education (UNED).  The real heat-flow system is used as a remote laboratory for learning purposes and a different application created with EJS (visually identical to this simulation) serves as graphical user interface to operate the remote laboratory.

Last Modified June 6, 2014

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Source Code Documents

Heat-Flow System Control Source Code 

The source code zip archive contains an XML representation of the Heat-Flow System Control Model.  Unzip this archive in your EjsS 5 workspace to compile and run this model using EjsS 5 or above.

Last Modified April 3, 2014

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