## “Temperature Control of a Pilot Anaerobic Digestion Reactor”Authors: Finn Haugen, Rune Bakke and Bernt Lie,
Affiliation: Telemark University College
Reference: 2013, Vol 34, No 3, pp. 99-117. |

**Keywords:**Anaerobic digestion, Bioreactor, Biogas, Temperature control, PI control, On-off control, Feedforward control

**Abstract:**Results of analysis and design and implementation of a temperature controlsystem for a practical pilot anaerobic digestion (AD) bioreactor fed with dairywaste are presented. A dynamic model of the reactor temperature is used asthe basis for theoretical results, including simulations. Controller functionsinclude on-off control, proportional plus integral (PI) control, andfeedforward control. Various PI controller tuning methods are compared. Theneed for adaptivity of PI settings is investigated. Results for asimulated full-scale reactor are given.

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**BibTeX:**

@article{MIC-2013-3-1,

title={{Temperature Control of a Pilot Anaerobic Digestion Reactor}},

author={Haugen, Finn and Bakke, Rune and Lie, Bernt},

journal={Modeling, Identification and Control},

volume={34},

number={3},

pages={99--117},

year={2013},

doi={10.4173/mic.2013.3.1},

publisher={Norwegian Society of Automatic Control}

};