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This paper describes one of the developed FORMENTOR pilot applications, a supervisory and decision support system for operators of an extractive distillation unit of a petro-chemical plant. The most important techniques and models used are discussed. The developed FORMENTOR system has been installed on the unit operated by BP-Chemicals Ltd. and its performance in responding to real plant upsets has been evaluated.

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Authors: WILIKENS M, JRC Ispra (IT);BURTON C J, Hoskyns Group plc, London (GB)
Bibliographic Reference: Paper presented: Computer Aided Ergonomics & Safety (12th Congress), Toronto (CA), August 15-19, 1994
Availability: Available from (1) as Paper EN 38373 ORA
Record Number: 199410857 / Last updated on: 1994-11-28
Original language: en
Available languages: en
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