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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.

Please note that this resource requires at least version 1.6 of Java (JRE).
1 source code document is available
Subjects Levels Resource Types
Classical Mechanics
- Applications of Newton's Laws
= Dynamic Torque
Electricity & Magnetism
- DC Circuits
= Currents
- Electromagnetic Induction
= Motors and Generators
Thermo & Stat Mech
- First Law
= Heat Transfer
- Thermal Properties of Matter
= Temperature
- Upper Undergraduate
- Professional Development
- Instructional Material
= Simulation
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- Educators
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L. de la Torre, H. Oyarzun, and J. Saenz, Computer Program HEAT-FLOW SYSTEM CONTROL MODEL (2014), WWW Document, (https://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=13231&DocID=3767).
L. de la Torre, H. Oyarzun, and J. Saenz, Computer Program HEAT-FLOW SYSTEM CONTROL MODEL (2014), <https://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=13231&DocID=3767>.
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de la Torre, L., Oyarzun, H., & Saenz, J. (2014). Heat-Flow System Control Model [Computer software]. Retrieved July 23, 2024, from https://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=13231&DocID=3767
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de la Torre, L, H. Oyarzun, and J. Saenz. "Heat-Flow System Control Model." https://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=13231&DocID=3767 (accessed 23 July 2024).
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de la Torre, Luis, Hector Vargas Oyarzun, and Jacobo Saenz. Heat-Flow System Control Model. Computer software. 2014. Java (JRE) 1.6. 23 July 2024 <https://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=13231&DocID=3767>.
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