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APPLICATION OF ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE TO PROCESS CONTROL IN THE PULP AND PAPER…

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Energy
Branch:
N/A
Award ID:
366
Program Year/Program:
1984 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
366
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
Eneregtics Incorporated
P.O. Box 1745 Brea, CA 92886 1745
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 2
Fiscal Year: 1984
Title: APPLICATION OF ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE TO PROCESS CONTROL IN THE PULP AND PAPER INDUSTRY
Agency: DOE
Contract: N/A
Award Amount: $499,950.00
 

Abstract:

A FEASIBILITY STUDY IS PROPOSED TO EXAMINE THE APPLICATION OF ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE PROGRAMMING TO EXISTING PROBLEMS IN THE CONTROL OF PROCESSES IN THE PULP AND PAPER INDUSTRY. IN PARTICULAR, THE STUDY WILL ASSESS THE USE OF THE "EXPERT SYSTEMS" PROGRAM TECHNIQUE EMPLOYING EMPIRICALLY-BASED PRODUCTION RULES TO SIMULATE AN EXPERT HUMAN OPERATOR OF COMPLEX PROCESSES WHICH CANNOT BE MODELED MATHEMATICALLY.PROCESS CONTROL CANDIDATE PROBLEMS EXIST IN THE TOMLINSON BLACK LIQUOR RECOVERY BOILER, THE CHEMICAL PULP DIGESTER, AND THE PAPER MACHINE. A CANDIDATE PROBLEM OR PROBLEMS WILL BE SELECTED AS MOST SUITED TO AN EXPERT SYSTEMS APPROACH TOWARD AUTOMATIC PROCESS CONTROL, AND A PRELIMINARYENGINEERING/ECONOMIC ANALYSIS WILL BE PERFORMED.

Principal Investigator:

James E. Reed

Business Contact:

Small Business Information at Submission:

Energetics Inc.
9210 Route 108 Columbia, MD 21045

EIN/Tax ID:
DUNS: N/A
Number of Employees: N/A
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No