Automatic validation of the five-channel DCN interferometer in ENEA-FTU based on soft-computing techniques

G. Buceti, L. Fortuna, A. Rizzo, M.G. Xibilia

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An automatic sensor validation strategy for the five-channel DCN (Deuterium-Carbon-Nitrogen) interferometer installed at ENEA-FTU (Frascati) is presented. The approach proposed is based on a neural model of the observed system, i.e. a model able to emulate the behaviour of a fault-free sensor and on a two-stage fuzzy system able to detect the occurrence of a fault by using a set of suitable indicators. The validation strategy has been implemented and embedded in an interactive software tool installed at FTU. © 2002 Elsevier Science B.V. All rights reserved.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)381 - 387
Number of pages7
JournalFusion Engineering and Design
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2002
Externally publishedYes


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Energy Engineering and Power Technology
  • Nuclear Energy and Engineering
  • Civil and Structural Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering

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