liu.seSearch for publications in DiVA
Change search
ReferencesLink to record
Permanent link

Direct link
Evaluation and Configuration of a Control Loop Asset Monitoring Tool
Linköping University, Department of Electrical Engineering, Automatic Control.
2011 (English)Independent thesis Advanced level (degree of Master (Two Years)), 20 credits / 30 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

In this thesis, an automatic control performance monitoring tool is analyzed and evaluated. The tool is called Control Loop Asset Monitor (CLAM) and is a part of the Asset Optimization extension to the ABB platform System 800xA. CLAM calculates and combines a number of performance indices into diagnoses. The functionality, choice of configuration parameters and the quality of the result from CLAM have been analyzed using data from the pulp mill Södra Cell Mörrum.

In order to get reliable diagnoses from CLAM, it is important that it is correctly configured. It was found that some of the default parameters should be modified and the recommendations in the user guidelines should be updated. Using the current default parameters, there are some combinations of indices that never can exceed defined alarm severity thresholds.

The conclusions in this thesis have been documented in an online help that also includes simple user instructions for how the results from CLAM should be interpreted. The results have been analyzed together with the staff at Södra Cell Mörrum in order to validate that they are correct and relevant from a user perspective. It was found that the results are correct, but there are some things that can be improved in order to make CLAM more user friendly.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2011. , 71 p.
Keyword [en]
Control Loop Asset Monitoring, Loop Performance, Asset Optimization, 800xA
National Category
Control Engineering
URN: urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-67855ISRN: LiTH-ISY-EX--11/4461--SEOAI: diva2:413734
Available from: 2011-04-29 Created: 2011-04-29 Last updated: 2011-04-29Bibliographically approved

Open Access in DiVA

fulltext(3270 kB)608 downloads
File information
File name FULLTEXT01.pdfFile size 3270 kBChecksum SHA-512
Type fulltextMimetype application/pdf

By organisation
Automatic Control
Control Engineering

Search outside of DiVA

GoogleGoogle Scholar
Total: 608 downloads
The number of downloads is the sum of all downloads of full texts. It may include eg previous versions that are now no longer available

Total: 238 hits
ReferencesLink to record
Permanent link

Direct link