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Silvia Maria ZANOLI

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Silvia Maria ZANOLI

 

122 pubblicazioni classificate nel seguente modo:

Nr. doc. Classificazioni
95 4 Contributo in Atti di Convegno (Proceeding)
15 1 Contributo su Rivista
9 2 Contributo in Volume
3 5 Altro
Anno Risorsa
2018 Optimization of steel industry billets reheating furnaces: An EPC-based APC approach
ICS 2018 - 7th International Congress on Science and Technology of Steelmaking: The Challenge of Industry 4.0
Autore/i: Astolfi, Giacomo; Barboni, Luca; Cocchioni, Francesco; Prè, Marco Dai; Manganotti, Davide; Orlietti, Lorenzo; Pepe, Crescenzo; Zanoli, Silvia Maria
Editore: Associazione Italiana di Metallurgia
Classificazione: 4 Contributo in Atti di Convegno (Proceeding)
Scheda della pubblicazione: https://iris.univpm.it/handle/11566/266310 Collegamento a IRIS

2018 Model Predictive Control with horizons online adaptation: A steel industry case study
2018 European Control Conference, ECC 2018
Autore/i: Zanoli, Silvia M.; Cocchioni, Francesco; Pepe, Crescenzo
Editore: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
Classificazione: 4 Contributo in Atti di Convegno (Proceeding)
Scheda della pubblicazione: https://iris.univpm.it/handle/11566/266308 Collegamento a IRIS

2018 Advanced process control aimed at energy efficiency improvement in process industries
2018 IEEE International Conference on Industrial Technology (ICIT)
Autore/i: Zanoli, S. M.; Barboni, L.; Cocchioni, F.; Pepe, C.
Classificazione: 4 Contributo in Atti di Convegno (Proceeding)
Scheda della pubblicazione: https://iris.univpm.it/handle/11566/266314 Collegamento a IRIS

2018 Energy efficiency technologies in cement and steel industry
IOP CONFERENCE SERIES. EARTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE
Autore/i: Zanoli, S. M.; Cocchioni, F.; Pepe, C.
Classificazione: 1 Contributo su Rivista
Scheda della pubblicazione: https://iris.univpm.it/handle/11566/266430 Collegamento a IRIS

2018 Ottimizzazione della produzione di clinker con tecniche di controllo avanzato
AUTOMAZIONE E STRUMENTAZIONE
Autore/i: Zanoli, S. M.; Cocchioni, F.; Pepe, C.
Classificazione: 1 Contributo su Rivista
Scheda della pubblicazione: https://iris.univpm.it/handle/11566/266424 Collegamento a IRIS

2018 MPC-based energy efficiency improvement in a pusher type billets reheating furnace
Advances in Science, Technology and Engineering Systems Journal, Special Issue on Advancement in Engineering Technology
Autore/i: Zanoli, Silvia Maria; Cocchioni, Francesco; Pepe, Crescenzo
Classificazione: 4 Contributo in Atti di Convegno (Proceeding)
Scheda della pubblicazione: https://iris.univpm.it/handle/11566/266471 Collegamento a IRIS

2018 Energy efficiency technologies in cement and steel industry
Earth and Environmental Science EES Journal
Autore/i: Zanoli, S. M.; Cocchioni, F.; Pepe, C.
Classificazione: 4 Contributo in Atti di Convegno (Proceeding)
Scheda della pubblicazione: https://iris.univpm.it/handle/11566/266320 Collegamento a IRIS

2017 Optimised clinker production
International Cement Review (ICR)
Autore/i: Astolfi, G.; Barboni, L.; Barchiesi, D.; Cocchioni, F.; Orlietti, L.; Rocchi, M.; Pepe, C.; Zanoli, S. M.
Editore: CemNet
Classificazione: 2 Contributo in Volume
Scheda della pubblicazione: https://iris.univpm.it/handle/11566/248074 Collegamento a IRIS

2017 A training framework for i.Process/Steel-RHF APC system
3rd European Steel Technology and Application Days (ESTAD)
Autore/i: Astolfi, G.; Barboni, L.; Barchiesi, D.; Cocchioni, F.; Orlietti, L.; Rocchi, M.; Pepe, C.; Zanoli, S.M.
Classificazione: 4 Contributo in Atti di Convegno (Proceeding)
Scheda della pubblicazione: https://iris.univpm.it/handle/11566/250549 Collegamento a IRIS

2017 i.Process/Steel-RHF: An adaptive algorithm aimed at online optimization of re-heating furnaces
3rd European Steel Technology and Application Days (ESTAD)
Autore/i: Astolfi, G.; Barboni, L.; Barchiesi, D.; Cocchioni, F.; Orlietti, L.; Rocchi, M.; Pepe, C.; Zanoli, S.M.
Classificazione: 4 Contributo in Atti di Convegno (Proceeding)
Scheda della pubblicazione: https://iris.univpm.it/handle/11566/250550 Collegamento a IRIS

2017 Optimization of a pusher type reheating furnace: An adaptive Model Predictive Control approach
Advanced Control of Industrial Processes (AdCONIP), 2017 6th International Symposium on
Autore/i: Astolfi, G.; Barboni, L.; Cocchioni, F.; Pepe, C.; Zanoli, S M
Classificazione: 4 Contributo in Atti di Convegno (Proceeding)
Scheda della pubblicazione: https://iris.univpm.it/handle/11566/250548 Collegamento a IRIS

2017 Advanced process control for energy efficiency increase in a walking beam reheating furnace
Industrial Electronics (ISIE), 2017 IEEE 26th International Symposium on
Autore/i: Zanoli, Silvia Maria; Pepe, Crescenzo; Barboni, Luca; Cocchioni, Francesco
Classificazione: 4 Contributo in Atti di Convegno (Proceeding)
Scheda della pubblicazione: https://iris.univpm.it/handle/11566/250547 Collegamento a IRIS

2017 MPC of a pusher type reheating furnace: simulation and field results
Proceeding of Advanced Control and Diagnosis (ACD), 2017
Autore/i: Zanoli, S. M.; Astolfi, G.; Cocchioni, F.; Pepe, C.
Classificazione: 4 Contributo in Atti di Convegno (Proceeding)
Scheda della pubblicazione: https://iris.univpm.it/handle/11566/258603 Collegamento a IRIS

2017 Optimization of a cement industry clinker production phase
:Proceedings of IEEE 14th International Workshop on Advanced Control and Diagnosis (ACD), 2017
Autore/i: Zanoli, S. M.; Cocchioni, F.; Orlietti, L.; Pepe, C.
Classificazione: 4 Contributo in Atti di Convegno (Proceeding)
Scheda della pubblicazione: https://iris.univpm.it/handle/11566/258602 Collegamento a IRIS

2017 Stoichiometric ratios constraints handling through Model Predictive Control strategy,
IEEE International Conference on Power, Control, Signals & Instrumentation Engineering (ICPCSI), 2017
Autore/i: Zanoli, S. M.; Barboni, L.; Cocchioni, F.; Pepe, C.
Classificazione: 4 Contributo in Atti di Convegno (Proceeding)
Scheda della pubblicazione: https://iris.univpm.it/handle/11566/258601 Collegamento a IRIS

2017 Two-Layer Linear MPC Approach Aimed at Walking Beam Billets Reheating Furnace Optimization
JOURNAL OF CONTROL SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING
Autore/i: Zanoli, Silvia Maria; Pepe, Crescenzo
Classificazione: 1 Contributo su Rivista
Scheda della pubblicazione: https://iris.univpm.it/handle/11566/245493 Collegamento a IRIS

2016 Control and optimization of a cement rotary kiln: a model predictive control approach
Proceeding of Indian Control Conference (ICC)
Autore/i: Zanoli, S. M.; Pepe, C.; Rocchi, M.
Editore: IEEE
Classificazione: 4 Contributo in Atti di Convegno (Proceeding)
Abstract: In this paper, a Model Predictive Control strategy is used to stabilize a temperature profile along a cement rotary kiln minimizing fuel specific consumption. The developed cooperation logic between two layers that takes into account priority ranking of controlled variables constraints has been proven to improve system performances. The developed MPC system has been implemented on a cement plant and its performances are compared to the performances of the previous system based on standard PID controllers. The results are very satisfactory in terms of economic benefits and of minimization of environmental noxious emissions.
Scheda della pubblicazione: https://iris.univpm.it/handle/11566/234574 Collegamento a IRIS

2016 Energy saving and environmental impact decreasing in a walking beam reheating furnace
WIT TRANSACTIONS ON ECOLOGY AND THE ENVIRONMENT
Autore/i: Pepe, C.; Zanoli, S. M.; Cocchioni, F.
Editore: WIT Press
Classificazione: 4 Contributo in Atti di Convegno (Proceeding)
Scheda della pubblicazione: https://iris.univpm.it/handle/11566/241680 Collegamento a IRIS

2016 E-FESTO: an Advanced Process Control framework aimed at energy efficiency achieving in steel reheating furnaces
AIC MAGAZINE
Autore/i: Astolfi, G.; Barboni, L.; Cocchioni, F.; Pepe, C.; Zanoli, S.M.; Bianchi Ferri, M.; Capitanio, M.
Classificazione: 2 Contributo in Volume
Scheda della pubblicazione: https://iris.univpm.it/handle/11566/245571 Collegamento a IRIS

2016 Tecniche di Controllo Predittivo: casi di successo nell'industria di processo
Convegno Automatica.it
Autore/i: Zanoli, S.M.; Pepe, C.
Classificazione: 4 Contributo in Atti di Convegno (Proceeding)
Scheda della pubblicazione: https://iris.univpm.it/handle/11566/248075 Collegamento a IRIS

2016 The importance of cooperation and consistency in two-layer Model Predictive Control
Proceedings of the 2016 17th International Carpathian Control Conference, ICCC 2016
Autore/i: Zanoli, Silvia Maria; Pepe, Crescenzo
Editore: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
Classificazione: 4 Contributo in Atti di Convegno (Proceeding)
Scheda della pubblicazione: https://iris.univpm.it/handle/11566/241491 Collegamento a IRIS

2016 A two-layer model predictive control system with adaptation to variables status values
Proceedings of the 2016 17th International Carpathian Control Conference, ICCC 2016
Autore/i: Pepe, Crescenzo; Zanoli, Silvia Maria
Editore: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
Classificazione: 4 Contributo in Atti di Convegno (Proceeding)
Scheda della pubblicazione: https://iris.univpm.it/handle/11566/241496 Collegamento a IRIS

2016 Input moves selection in Model Predictive Control: A decoupling approach
IECON Proceedings (Industrial Electronics Conference)
Autore/i: Pepe, Crescenzo; Zanoli, Silvia M.
Editore: IEEE Computer Society
Classificazione: 4 Contributo in Atti di Convegno (Proceeding)
Scheda della pubblicazione: https://iris.univpm.it/handle/11566/245499 Collegamento a IRIS

2016 Energy saving and environmental impact decreasing in a walking beam reheating furnace
Energy Production and Management in the 21st Century II
Autore/i: Pepe, C.; Zanoli, S.M.; Cocchioni, F.
Editore: C.A. Brebbia; F. Polonara; E.R. Magaril; G. Passerini
Classificazione: 2 Contributo in Volume
Scheda della pubblicazione: https://iris.univpm.it/handle/11566/241538 Collegamento a IRIS

2016 A constraints softening decoupling strategy oriented to time delays handling with Model Predictive Control
IEEE 2016 American Control Conference (ACC)
Autore/i: Zanoli, Silvia Maria; Pepe, Crescenzo
Classificazione: 4 Contributo in Atti di Convegno (Proceeding)
Scheda della pubblicazione: https://iris.univpm.it/handle/11566/241679 Collegamento a IRIS

2015 Improving performances of a Cement Rotary Kiln: a Model Predictive Control solution
INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF AUTOMATION AND CONTROL ENGINEERING
Autore/i: Zanoli, Silvia Maria; Pepe, Crescenzo; Rocchi, Matteo
Classificazione: 1 Contributo su Rivista
Abstract: In this work an advanced control system design aimed to the improvement of economic benefits and control performances of a cement rotary kiln located in an Italian cement plant is discussed.
Scheda della pubblicazione: https://iris.univpm.it/handle/11566/228159 Collegamento a IRIS

2015 Application of Advanced Process Control techniques for a cement rotary kiln
2015 19th International Conference on System Theory, Control and Computing, ICSTCC 2015 - Joint Conference SINTES 19, SACCS 15, SIMSIS 19
Autore/i: Zanoli, S.M.; Pepe, C.; Rocchi, M.; Astolfi, G.
Editore: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
Classificazione: 4 Contributo in Atti di Convegno (Proceeding)
Scheda della pubblicazione: https://iris.univpm.it/handle/11566/234565 Collegamento a IRIS

2015 A Model Predictive Control strategy for energy saving and user comfort features in building automation
2015 19th International Conference on System Theory, Control and Computing, ICSTCC 2015 - Joint Conference SINTES 19, SACCS 15, SIMSIS 19
Autore/i: Zanoli, S.M.; Pepe, C.; Orlietti, L.; Barchiesi, D.
Editore: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
Classificazione: 4 Contributo in Atti di Convegno (Proceeding)
Scheda della pubblicazione: https://iris.univpm.it/handle/11566/234566 Collegamento a IRIS

2015 Cement rotary kiln: Constraints handling and optimization via model predictive control techniques
Control Conference (AUCC), 2015 5th Australian
Autore/i: Zanoli, S. M.; Pepe, C.; Rocchi, M.
Classificazione: 4 Contributo in Atti di Convegno (Proceeding)
Abstract: In this work an Advanced Process Control approach aimed to the control and the optimization of a cement rotary kiln is proposed. Model Predictive Control techniques have been adopted for the controller and a system architecture based on two optimization layers is proposed. A suitable design of each layer and their interaction policy allowed to improve control performances and to meet possibly variable economic goals. Simulation results show the effectiveness of the adopted control architecture and optimization problem formulation. Results of practical implementation of the proposed controller on a cement rotary kiln unit confirm the improvement of the performances in terms of energy efficiency, product quality and environmental impact when compared to the previous control system.
Scheda della pubblicazione: https://iris.univpm.it/handle/11566/234573 Collegamento a IRIS

2015 Application of Advanced Process Control techniques to a pusher type reheating furnace
JOURNAL OF PHYSICS. CONFERENCE SERIES
Autore/i: Zanoli, S.; Pepe, C.; Barboni, L.
Classificazione: 1 Contributo su Rivista
Abstract: In this paper an Advanced Process Control system aimed at controlling and optimizing a pusher type reheating furnace located in an Italian steel plant is proposed. A two-layer Model Predictive Control architecture has been adopted that, exploiting a chemical, physical and economic modelling of the process, overcomes the limitations of plant operators’ mental model and knowledge. In addition, an ad hoc decoupling strategy has been implemented, allowing the selection of the manipulated variables to be used for the control of each single process variable. A profitable trade-off between conflicting specifications, e.g. safety, quality and production constraints, energy saving and pollution impact, has been guaranteed. Simulation tests and real plant results demonstrated the soundness and the reliability of the proposed system.
Scheda della pubblicazione: https://iris.univpm.it/handle/11566/234564 Collegamento a IRIS

2014 ROAD-Robotic Assisted Diving: underwater robot technology
Proceedings Workshop at 13th Intl.Conf.onIntelligentAutonomousSystems IAS-1
Autore/i: Conte, Giuseppe; Scaradozzi, David; Sorbi, Laura; Zanoli, Silvia Maria; D'Ippolito, Filippo; Fagiolini, Adriano
Classificazione: 4 Contributo in Atti di Convegno (Proceeding)
Abstract: The activities associated to underwater diving are of great importance in many areas but the practice of diving is still characterized by significant risks, especially for professional divers who works at high depth, and limited practicability. The research project ROAD-RObotics for Assisted Diving aims at developing a prototypal robotic system and a number of automatic procedures to monitor and to assess the physiological conditions of divers during their activities. Physiological data will be gathered by measuring devices and inferred from the analysis of diver’s behaviors and they will be processed and compared with suitable models in order to get relevant information for safety.
Scheda della pubblicazione: https://iris.univpm.it/handle/11566/225200 Collegamento a IRIS

2014 ROAD project: Robotics for assisted diving
Proceeding 22nd Mediterranean Conference on Control and Automation
Autore/i: Conte, Giuseppe; Scaradozzi, David; Sorbi, Laura; Zanoli, Silvia Maria; D'Ippolito, Filippo; Fagiolini, Adriano; Pelaia, Paolo; Rocco, Monica
Editore: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
Classificazione: 4 Contributo in Atti di Convegno (Proceeding)
Abstract: The activities associated to underwater diving are of great importance in many areas. In the second half of the last century, diving technologies have greatly progressed, but diving is still characterized by significant risks, especially for professional divers who works at high depth, and limited practicability. The use of robotic systems and automatic procedures would allow, as in other situations where safety is of concern (for example, in case of hazardous works or in relation to hostile environments), a reliable monitoring and assessment of the physiological conditions of human operators during their activities. Moving from currently available technologies in underwater robotics, the ROAD (Robotics for Assisted Diving) project aims to develop an intelligent robotic system which is able to supervise in a semi-automatic way the activities performed by teams of divers. Such system will operate by monitoring a set of physiological and behavioral parameters. The collected data will be processed on-line in order to evaluate the current status and to reconstruct the evolution of the psychophysical conditions of the divers during their undertakings. The project has been founded Italian PRIN (National program of Research interest) involves two groups of experts with competence, respectively, in the physiology of diving and in the robotic technologies. The coordinator group is part of ISME (Interuniversity Center of Integrated Systems for the Marine Environment). © 2014 IEEE.
Scheda della pubblicazione: https://iris.univpm.it/handle/11566/225210 Collegamento a IRIS

2013 Advanced control solutions to increase efficiency of a furnace combustion process
ECC 2013
Autore/i: Zanoli S.M.; Barchiesi D.; Astolfi G.; Barboni L.
Classificazione: 4 Contributo in Atti di Convegno (Proceeding)
Abstract: In the present work the problem of the furnaces combustion optimization in petrochemical environment is presented. In particular, the paper is focused on the combustion efficiency that directly affects the operating costs of the plant. A preliminary study of the combustion process has been performed. A model of the system has been obtained by a black-box approach and limitations of the existing control architecture have been analyzed. A new control architecture, based on advanced PID control architecture, coupled 'cross-limiting' control logics and Fuzzy logic has been developed and implemented in a Distributed Control System (DCS). The major benefits introduced by the new control system can be found in its reliability and in its robustness to compensate the measurable disturbances that affect the furnace. Moreover, the proposed control scheme has been proven to be effective in the reduction of the O2 content in the exhaust of furnace gas as well as in the reduction of the fuel consumption. As a consequence of the O2 reduction a reduction of the exhaust gas temperature has been achieved thus further increasing the furnace efficiency. The total efficiency increase has been estimated of about 2.2% with a significant energy saving of about 500 k€/year. Finally, the reduction of nitrogen oxide and carbon monoxide concentrations in the exhaust gases achieved by the new control strategy, allows minimizing the pollution emissions satisfying the actual national environmental requirements.
Scheda della pubblicazione: https://iris.univpm.it/handle/11566/158531 Collegamento a IRIS

2013 Steam reforming plant optimization with Model Predictive Control
2013 IEEE 18th Conference on Emerging Technologies & Factory Automation (ETFA)
Autore/i: Silvia M. Zanoli; Lorenzo Orlietti
Classificazione: 4 Contributo in Atti di Convegno (Proceeding)
Abstract: In this work the optimization process of a steam reforming unit located in a petrochemical plant is described. The need to enhance the efficiency level, to increase the profitability as well as the commitment to meet precise production standards has motivated the adoption of Model Predictive Control (MPC) techniques. The proposed MPC system has been implemented on a real plant and its performances are compared with the performances obtained with previous PID controllers
Scheda della pubblicazione: https://iris.univpm.it/handle/11566/154733 Collegamento a IRIS

2013 Application of first-principles based techniques for compounds prediction in a gasification plant
ECC 2013
Autore/i: Zanoli S.M.; Astolfi G.
Classificazione: 4 Contributo in Atti di Convegno (Proceeding)
Abstract: In this work a first-principles based model for the prediction of the Syngas composition produced in a gasification plant is described. The model design is based on chemical-physical principles of the gasification process and is based on nonlinear static equations. For the formulation of the equations, Gibbs energy minimization of the compound used in the gasification process is taken into account together with computations of material balance.
Scheda della pubblicazione: https://iris.univpm.it/handle/11566/158532 Collegamento a IRIS

2013 Research Activities at the Politechnic University of Marche
ROCOCO - Cooperative and Collaborative Robotics,
Autore/i: G. Conte; D. Scaradozzi; S. Zanoli
Editore: CUES
Luogo di pubblicazione: Salerno
Classificazione: 2 Contributo in Volume
Scheda della pubblicazione: https://iris.univpm.it/handle/11566/164710 Collegamento a IRIS

2013 Application of a Fault Detection and Isolation System on a Rotary Machine
INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ROTATING MACHINERY
Autore/i: Silvia Maria Zanoli; Giacomo Astolfi
Classificazione: 1 Contributo su Rivista
Abstract: The paper illustrates the design and the implementation of a Fault Detection and Isolation (FDI) system to a rotary machine like a multishaft centrifugal compressor. A model-free approach, that is, the Principal Component Analysis (PCA), has been employed to solve the fault detection issue. For the fault isolation purpose structured residuals have been adopted while an adaptive threshold has been designed in order to detect and to isolate the faults. To prove the goodness of the proposed FDI system, historical data of a nitrogen centrifugal compressor employed in a refinery plant are considered. Tests results show that detection and isolation of single as well as multiple faults are successfully achieved.
Scheda della pubblicazione: https://iris.univpm.it/handle/11566/154731 Collegamento a IRIS

2012 Clustering Data Procedure for the Prediction of the Recovered Volume of the Light Gasoil of a Visbreaking Column
IN PROCEEDINGS OF THE 20TH MEDITERRANEAN CONFERENCE ON CONTROL & AUTOMATION (MED)
Autore/i: ZANOLI S.M.; ORLIETTI L.; ASTOLFI G.
Classificazione: 4 Contributo in Atti di Convegno (Proceeding)
Abstract: In this work the model identification of a visbreaking column for the estimation of the recovered volume at 360 °C of Gasoil is considered and a filtering procedure for the selection of the identification dataset is presented. A high valuable product for the visbreaking process is the light gasoil; its purity can be measured by the recovered volume at 360 °C and, for control purposes, an on-line estimation of this property is very important. In this paper a new procedure for predicting the light gasoil recovered volume is presented; the approach is based on the use of a clustering Fuzzy C-Means algorithm for the selection of the input data used in the identification process. Results are presented which prove the goodness of the proposed procedure and the reliability of the estimated model in the prediction of the gasoil recovered volume.
Scheda della pubblicazione: https://iris.univpm.it/handle/11566/75434 Collegamento a IRIS

2012 Application of a Mahalanobis-Based Pattern Recognition Technique for Fault Diagnosis on a Chemical Process
IN PROCEEDINGS OF THE 20TH MEDITERRANEAN CONFERENCE ON CONTROL & AUTOMATION (MED)
Autore/i: ZANOLI S.M.; G. ASTOLFI
Classificazione: 4 Contributo in Atti di Convegno (Proceeding)
Abstract: In the paper a Fault Detection and Isolation (FDI) procedure based on a model-free approach and the use of pattern recognition techniques is described. The presented results refer to its implementation on a Air Separation Unit (ASU) of a refinement plant and show the goodness of the overall procedure in the detections of single as well as multiple faults and its promptness in terms of faults isolation
Scheda della pubblicazione: https://iris.univpm.it/handle/11566/75433 Collegamento a IRIS

2012 Prediction of the Syngas composition of a gasification process
Proceedings of Communications Control and Signal Processing (ISCCSP), 2012 5th International Symposium on
Autore/i: ZANOLI S.M.; G. ASTOLFI; L.BARBONI
Classificazione: 4 Contributo in Atti di Convegno (Proceeding)
Abstract: The scope of this work is the development of a mathematical model of a gasification process to be used for the prediction of the Syngas composition. The predictions are intended to support the gascromathographic measurements of the Syngas composition which are often not available due to periodic calibrations. This work represents the first step of broader project which scope is the development of a supervisory controller to perform process optimization and fault detection and isolation.
Scheda della pubblicazione: https://iris.univpm.it/handle/11566/76651 Collegamento a IRIS

2012 Thermal and Lighting Control System with Energy Saving and Users Comfort Features
IN PROCEEDINGS OF THE 20TH MEDITERRANEAN CONFERENCE ON CONTROL & AUTOMATION (MED)
Autore/i: ZANOLI S.M.; D. BARCHIESI
Editore: IEEE
Classificazione: 4 Contributo in Atti di Convegno (Proceeding)
Abstract: Building automation systems (BAS) provide automatic control of indoor environments conditions. Their primary goal is to realize significant energy savings, to reduce costs and to increase users comfort. In this paper improvements of the control system of a Building and Home Automation system previously presented by the author are presented. The system integrates energy-consuming sources for heat and light power supply, such as heat pumps and artificial lights with green energy-supplying sources like natural radiation and natural illuminance. In particular, in the present work, control solutions as a new thermal control policy, an anti-glare logic, and a logic for accounting of the solar radiation are introduced. This controller works satisfactory reducing the need for energy-consuming sources and it reaches good control performances and energy efficiency by making the best of the advantages of intelligence building
Scheda della pubblicazione: https://iris.univpm.it/handle/11566/75432 Collegamento a IRIS

2012 Application of Fault Detection and Isolation Techniques on an Unmanned Surface Vehicle (USV)
Proceedings of 9th IFAC Conference on Manoeuvring and Control of Marine Craft
Autore/i: S. M. Zanoli; G. Astolfi; G. Bruzzone; M. Bibuli; M. Caccia
Classificazione: 4 Contributo in Atti di Convegno (Proceeding)
Abstract: The detection and the isolation of a common fault occurred in an Unmanned Surface Vehicle (USV) is presented. A data-driven, model-free technique based on the Principal Components Analysis (PCA) technique is used to formulate the fault detection problem
Scheda della pubblicazione: https://iris.univpm.it/handle/11566/76672 Collegamento a IRIS

2012 Application of a new dataset selection procedure for the prediction of the Syngas composition of a gasification plant
PROCEEDINGS OF Advanced Control of Chemical Processes (ADCHEM)
Autore/i: G. ASTOLFI; ZANOLI S.M.; L. BARBONI
Classificazione: 4 Contributo in Atti di Convegno (Proceeding)
Abstract: : In this paper the model identification of a gasification process for the estimation of the Syngas composition is considered and a new procedure for the selection of the identification dataset is proposed.
Scheda della pubblicazione: https://iris.univpm.it/handle/11566/75435 Collegamento a IRIS

2012 Head Pressure minimization of a Visbreaking column through an advanced PID controllers architecture
PROCEEDINGS OF IFAC Conference on Advances in PID Control PID'12
Autore/i: ZANOLI S.M.; D. BARCHIESI; G. ASTOLFI
Classificazione: 4 Contributo in Atti di Convegno (Proceeding)
Abstract: In this paper an advanced PID control architecture developed to minimize the head pressure of a visbreaking column is presented. The implemented control strategy has been designed through an advanced interconnection of PID controllers typically used in industrial processes: cascade control, feedforward control and override control.
Scheda della pubblicazione: https://iris.univpm.it/handle/11566/75470 Collegamento a IRIS

2012 Faults Diagnosis for a centrifugal machine using the Mahalanobis distance
Proceedings of 8th IFAC Symposium on Fault Detection, Supervision and Safety of Technical Processes
Autore/i: S. M. Zanoli; G. Astolfi
Classificazione: 4 Contributo in Atti di Convegno (Proceeding)
Abstract: The paper proposes a fault diagnosis procedure based on a model-free approach and the use of pattern recognition techniques. In particular improvements on the isolation capability of a Fuzzy Faults Classifier (FCC) previously proposed by the author by the use of the Mahalanobis distance as metric for identifying the most probable fault are discussed. The proposed approach is applied to an industrial multishaft centrifugal compressor located in an Air Separation Unit (ASU). In particular faults due to the wear and tear of the thrust bearing and to fouling of the compressor stage are considered. The case study confirms the goodness of the overall procedure in the detections of both single as well as multiple faults and shows the improvements of the proposed approach in terms of the FDI system promptness.
Scheda della pubblicazione: https://iris.univpm.it/handle/11566/76671 Collegamento a IRIS

2012 Complexity-based methodology for Fault Diagnosis: application on a centrifugal machine
Proceedings of IFAC Conference on analysis and control of chaotic systems
Autore/i: S. M. Zanoli; G. Astolfi; J. Marczyk
Classificazione: 4 Contributo in Atti di Convegno (Proceeding)
Abstract: In this paper a novel approach for the detection and the isolation of typical faults in oil refinery plants is presented. The proposed approach is based on a complexity-based methodology that allows monitoring a complex system by a holistic vision and provides a metric for the complexity measurements of the system. Applications for FDI of a centrifugal compressor are considered. The validity of the proposed method has been tested on real data concerning a fault occurred in a centrifugal compressor located in the Air Separation Unit (ASU) of a refinement plant.
Scheda della pubblicazione: https://iris.univpm.it/handle/11566/76668 Collegamento a IRIS

2011 Fault Detection and Isolation System for a Multishaft Centrifugal Compressor
Autore/i: ZANOLI S.M.; ASTOLFI G. ; BARBONI L.
Classificazione: 5 Altro
Scheda della pubblicazione: https://iris.univpm.it/handle/11566/72284 Collegamento a IRIS

2011 Coupled Controller for Energy Saving in Building Automation based on a Thermodynamic and Illumination model
Conference Proceedings
Autore/i: Zanoli S.M. ; Barchiesi D.; Barboni L.
Classificazione: 4 Contributo in Atti di Convegno (Proceeding)
Scheda della pubblicazione: https://iris.univpm.it/handle/11566/63370 Collegamento a IRIS

2011 A Solution to the Principal Components Selection in PCA and its Application in Chemical Processes
Autore/i: ZANOLI S.M.; ASTOLFI G.
Classificazione: 5 Altro
Scheda della pubblicazione: https://iris.univpm.it/handle/11566/72238 Collegamento a IRIS

2011 Underwater Archaeological Surveys with Autonomous Robots
Proc.10th 10th International Conference on Computer Applications and Information Technology in the Maritime Industries.
Autore/i: A. Caiti; V. Calabrò; G. Conte; S. Zanoli; D. Scaradozzi; P. Drapp
Classificazione: 4 Contributo in Atti di Convegno (Proceeding)
Scheda della pubblicazione: https://iris.univpm.it/handle/11566/72375 Collegamento a IRIS

2010 ROBOTICS TOOLS FOR UNDERWATER ARCHAEOLOGY
Science for Cultural Heritage - Technological Innovation and Case Studies in Marine and Land Archaeology in the Adriatic Region and Inland - VII International Conference on Science, Arts and Culture - Veli Lošinj, Croatia, 2007
Autore/i: Conte, Giuseppe; Zanoli, Silvia Maria; Scaradozzi, David; Gambella, Luca
Editore: World Scientific Co.
Luogo di pubblicazione: Singapore
Classificazione: 2 Contributo in Volume
Scheda della pubblicazione: https://iris.univpm.it/handle/11566/230088 Collegamento a IRIS

2010 Development of tools and methods for safe M/M Cooperation
Control Themes in Hyperflexible Robotic Worcells
Autore/i: G. CONTE; SCARADOZZI D; ZANOLI S. M; ROSETTANI M
Editore: CUES
Luogo di pubblicazione: SALERNO
Classificazione: 2 Contributo in Volume
Scheda della pubblicazione: https://iris.univpm.it/handle/11566/40950 Collegamento a IRIS

2010 A Feedback Scheme for Missions Managing in Underwater Archeology
IFAC Proceedings Volumes (IFAC-PapersOnline)
Autore/i: CONTE G; S. ZANOLI; D. SCARADOZZI
Classificazione: 4 Contributo in Atti di Convegno (Proceeding)
Scheda della pubblicazione: https://iris.univpm.it/handle/11566/43130 Collegamento a IRIS

2010 FDI of Process Faults based on PCA and Cluster Analysis
Control and Fault-Tolerant Systems (SysTol), 2010, Proceedings
Autore/i: S. ZANOLI; G. ASTOLFI; L. BARBONI
Classificazione: 4 Contributo in Atti di Convegno (Proceeding)
Abstract: A new approach to fault detection and isolation that combines Principal Component Analysis (PCA), Clustering and Pattern Recognition is presented. Single, multiple faults which may cause errors in the sensor readings and/or in the actuators as well as process faults are considered. Determination of the number of principal components is based on the statistical test ANOVA following the approach proposed by the authors in previous works. To overcome to the growth of complexity in the analysis of process faults that typically involve many variables, an automatic procedure for the isolation of the principal known faults has been developed. The proposed methodology which is based on Clustering and Pattern Recognition Analysis represents the new contribution of the present paper. The method is tested on experimental data from an IGCC (Integrated Gasification & Combined Cycle) section of an oil refinery plant to monitor a compression’s process. Results show the goodness and effectiveness of the proposed approach on process faults detection and isolation.
Scheda della pubblicazione: https://iris.univpm.it/handle/11566/43131 Collegamento a IRIS

2010 Principal Component Analysis based on ANOVA Test for Multishaft Centrifugal Compressor Fault Detection and Diagnosis
Proc. SSSC 2010
Autore/i: S. ZANOLI; L. BARBONI; G. ASTOLFI
Classificazione: 4 Contributo in Atti di Convegno (Proceeding)
Abstract: In the present paper a Fault Diagnosis system for a multishaft Centrifugal compressor included in an Integrated Gasification and Combined Cycle section of a refinement plant is illustrated.. The contribution of the paper is a new ANOVA-based procedure for the determination of the number of principal components. Both single and multiple faults which may cause errors in the sensor readings and/or in the process actuators have been considered. Trial results proved the goodness and the effectiveness of the proposed diagnoser on detection and isolation of faults assuring a satisfactory system promptness as well.
Scheda della pubblicazione: https://iris.univpm.it/handle/11566/43128 Collegamento a IRIS

2010 Applications of Fault Diagnosis Techniques for a Multishaft Centrifugal Compressor
Control & Automation (MED), 2010 18th Mediterranean Conference on
Autore/i: Zanoli S.M.; Astofi G.; Barboni L.
Classificazione: 4 Contributo in Atti di Convegno (Proceeding)
Abstract: In the present paper the design and implementation of a Fault Diagnosis system for a compression's process integrated in an IGCC (Integrated Gasification & Combined Cycle) section of a refinement plant is described. Both single and multiple faults have been considered which may cause errors in the sensor readings and/or in the actuators used in the process.
Scheda della pubblicazione: https://iris.univpm.it/handle/11566/63369 Collegamento a IRIS

2009 Robotics techniques for data acquisition in underwater archeology
INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF MECHANICS AND CONTROL
Autore/i: CONTE G.; ZANOLI S.M.; SCARADOZZI D.; CAITI A.
Classificazione: 1 Contributo su Rivista
Abstract: The paper presents a procedural methodology for the cooperation, at various level, of UUV and human operators to extract, in a non invasive way, as much information as possible from an underwater archaeological site with minimal expenditure of time and resources. Traditional methodologies of exploration of underwater archaeological sites have been enhanced thanks to new technologies and the possibility given to the archaeologist to promptly have a global information about the whole area of interest. In particular, in the paper, techniques for constructing augmented maps of the sites are illustrated. In the present approach, augmented maps are made accessible in real time to the archaeologist supervisor by means of a friendly interface. This allows to inform promptly the operators about the actual progresses of the survey, so that corrective actions can be eventually triggered on line. Furthermore, the possibility to contextualize the present survey data on wider scale maps (GIS) significantly enhances the global situation awareness of the archaeologists by pointing out correlations with the territory and with other sites. The experiences gathered on several missions on different archaeological sites have confirmed that the developed procedures guarantee an efficient and cost effective automation of the marine archaeologists’ work.
Scheda della pubblicazione: https://iris.univpm.it/handle/11566/50171 Collegamento a IRIS

2009 A DCS Supervisory Control of a Centrifugal Compessor for Oxygen Consumption Optimization
17th Mediterranean Conference on Control and Automation (MED09)
Autore/i: S. ZANOLI; L. BARBONI
Classificazione: 4 Contributo in Atti di Convegno (Proceeding)
Scheda della pubblicazione: https://iris.univpm.it/handle/11566/42864 Collegamento a IRIS

2009 Underwater Vehicle Technology in the European Research project VENUS
UNDERWATER TECHNOLOGY
Autore/i: CONTE G; GAMBELLA L; SCARADOZZI D; S. ZANOLI; CAITI A; CALABRÒ V; ALCOCER A; ALVES J; CARDEIRA B; CUNHA R; CURADO F; OLIVEIRA P; OLIVEIRA A; PASCOAL A; RUFINO M; SEBASTIÃO L; SILVESTRE C
Classificazione: 1 Contributo su Rivista
Scheda della pubblicazione: https://iris.univpm.it/handle/11566/27349 Collegamento a IRIS

2009 Underwater Vehicle Technology in the VENUS project
UNDERWATER TECHNOLOGY
Autore/i: CONTE G.; GAMBELLA L.; SCARADOZZI D.; ZANOLI S.M.; CAITI A.; CALABRÒ V.; ALCOCER A.; ALVES J.; CARDEIRA B.; CUNHA R.; CURADO F.; OLIVEIRA P.; OLIVEIRA A.; PASCOAL A.; RUFINO M.; SEBASTIÃO L.; SILVESTRE C.
Classificazione: 1 Contributo su Rivista
Scheda della pubblicazione: https://iris.univpm.it/handle/11566/50183 Collegamento a IRIS

2008 Robotics techniques for data acquisition in underwater archeology
Proc. 17th International Workshop on Robotics in Alpe-Adria-Danube Region
Autore/i: G. CONTE; S. M. ZANOLI; D. SCARADOZZI; A. CAITI; L. GAMBELLA
Classificazione: 4 Contributo in Atti di Convegno (Proceeding)
Scheda della pubblicazione: https://iris.univpm.it/handle/11566/52904 Collegamento a IRIS

2008 Underwater SLAM with ICP Localization and Neural Network Objects Classification, Proc. ISOPE 2008
Proceedings of the International Offshore and Polar Engineering Conference
Autore/i: Conte, Giuseppe; Scaradozzi, David; Zanoli, Silvia Maria; Gambella, Luca; Marani, Giammarco
Editore: Int. Soc. Offshore and Polar Engineers (ISOPE),ISOPE with cooperating societies and associations
Classificazione: 4 Contributo in Atti di Convegno (Proceeding)
Abstract: The aim of this paper is to propose a technique for Simultaneous Localization and Mapping in underwater environments by means of acoustic sensors. The proposed procedure consists in the application of suitable Neural Network and Iterative Closest Point algorithms for objects detection, agent localization and map construction. General Regression Neural Network and improved ICP algorithms are implemented in order to process sonar data, to minimize the computational time and to maximize efficiency in localization tasks without using dynamical models of the agent. Experimental tests have been performed in a simple, structured static environment collecting data by means of a single-beam, mechanically scanning sonar. Results show good performances of the procedures in simple but meaningful situations. Copyright © 2008 by The International Society of Offshore and Polar Engineers (ISOPE).
Scheda della pubblicazione: https://iris.univpm.it/handle/11566/49546 Collegamento a IRIS

2008 Underwater Archeology Missions Design for Data Gathering Automation, Proc. MED'08
2008 Mediterranean Conference on Control and Automation - Conference Proceedings, MED'08
Autore/i: Conte, Giuseppe; Zanoli, Silvia Maria; Scaradozzi, David; Gambella, L.; Calabrò, V.
Classificazione: 4 Contributo in Atti di Convegno (Proceeding)
Scheda della pubblicazione: https://iris.univpm.it/handle/11566/49517 Collegamento a IRIS

2008 Nuove tecnologie al servizio del patrimonio sommerso
Coste e Mari della Toscana. Archeologia e storia di una regione nel Mediterraneo
Autore/i: CAITI A; CASALINO G; CONTE G; GAMBELLA L; GAMBOGI P; SCARADOZZI D; S. ZANOLI
Classificazione: 2 Contributo in Volume
Scheda della pubblicazione: https://iris.univpm.it/handle/11566/42049 Collegamento a IRIS

2008 Underwater Vehicle Technology in the VENUS project
Proceedings of Unmanned Underwater Vehicle Showcase
Autore/i: CONTE G; GAMBELLA L; SCARADOZZI D; S. ZANOLI; CAITI A; CALABRÒ V; ALCOCER A; ALVES J; CARDEIRA B; CUNHA R; CURADO F; OLIVEIRA P; OLIVEIRA A; PASCOAL A; RUFINO M; SEBASTIÃO L; SILVESTRE C
Classificazione: 4 Contributo in Atti di Convegno (Proceeding)
Scheda della pubblicazione: https://iris.univpm.it/handle/11566/43068 Collegamento a IRIS

2008 Underwater Archeology Missions Design for Data Gathering Automation
Proc. 16th Mediterranean Conference on Control and Automation
Autore/i: CONTE G; S. ZANOLI; D. SCARADOZZI; L. GAMBELLA; V. CALABRÒ
Classificazione: 4 Contributo in Atti di Convegno (Proceeding)
Scheda della pubblicazione: https://iris.univpm.it/handle/11566/51349 Collegamento a IRIS

2008 UPGRADE AND IMODELASER: Tools and Best Practice for 3D Data Acquisition and Processing for archaeology in Different Environments
Proc. of EPOCH Conference on Open Digital Cultural Heritage Systems
Autore/i: SOTOODEH S; D.NOVÀK; M.SAUERBIER; D.SCARADOZZI; A.CAITI; G.CONTE; S. ZANOLI; P. DRAP; P.CHAPMAN; A. M.PASCOAL; L.LONG; K.HANKE
Editore: Arnold D., Niccolucci F., Pletinckx D., Van Gool L
Classificazione: 4 Contributo in Atti di Convegno (Proceeding)
Scheda della pubblicazione: https://iris.univpm.it/handle/11566/43126 Collegamento a IRIS

2008 VENUS (Virtual ExploratioN of Underwater Sites) Two years of interdisciplinary collaboration
Proc.14th International Conference on Virtual Systems and Multimedia
Autore/i: ALCALA F.; ALCOCER A.; ALVES F.; BALE K.; BATEMAN J.; CAITI A.; CASENOVE M.; CHAMBELLAND J.; CHAPMAN G.; CONTE G.; CURÉ O.; DRAP P.; DURAND A.; EDMUNDSON K.; GAMBELLA L.; GAMBOGI P.; GAUCH F.; HANKE K.; HAYDAR M.; HUE J.; JEANSOULIN R.; JEFFREY S.; LONG L.; LOUREIRO V.; MAIDI M.; PAPINI O.; PACHOUD G.; PASCOAL A.; RICHARDS J.; ROUSSEL D.; SCARADOZZI D.; SEBASTIAO L.; SEGUIN E.; SEINTURIER J.; SERAYET M.; WURBEL E.; ZANOLI S.M.
Classificazione: 4 Contributo in Atti di Convegno (Proceeding)
Scheda della pubblicazione: https://iris.univpm.it/handle/11566/43127 Collegamento a IRIS

2008 Underwater SLAM with ICP Localization and Neural Network Objects Classification
Proc. International Society of Offshore and Polar Engineers (ISOPE) 2008
Autore/i: Conte, Giuseppe; Scaradozzi, David; Zanoli, Silvia Maria; Gambella, L.; Marani, G.
Classificazione: 4 Contributo in Atti di Convegno (Proceeding)
Scheda della pubblicazione: https://iris.univpm.it/handle/11566/53514 Collegamento a IRIS

2008 Underwater cartography for archaeology in the VENUS project
GEOMATICA
Autore/i: P. DRAP; J. SEINTURIER; G. CONTE; A. CAITI; D. SCARADOZZI; S. ZANOLI; P. GAMBOGI
Classificazione: 1 Contributo su Rivista
Abstract: This paper describes a suite of automated tools to produce underwater georeferenced cartographic data that includes archaeologically relevant information.
Scheda della pubblicazione: https://iris.univpm.it/handle/11566/51045 Collegamento a IRIS

2007 Data Gathering in Underwater Archaeology by means of a Remotely Operated Vehicle
Proc. of XXI CIPA International Symposium
Autore/i: G. CONTE; ZANOLI S; SCARADOZZI D; GAMBELLA L; CAITI A
Classificazione: 4 Contributo in Atti di Convegno (Proceeding)
Scheda della pubblicazione: https://iris.univpm.it/handle/11566/52588 Collegamento a IRIS

2007 Robotics Tools for underwater Archaeology
7th International Conference on Science, Arts and Culture - Science for Cultural Heritage: Technological Innovation and Case Studies in Marine and Land Archaeology in the Adriatic Region and Inland
Autore/i: CONTE G; S. ZANOLI; D. SCARADOZZI; L. GAMBELLA
Editore: World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte Ltd
Classificazione: 4 Contributo in Atti di Convegno (Proceeding)
Abstract: The use of remotely operated vehicles and of automatic data gathering and processing techniques can provide new tools and methods for the investigation of underwater archaeological sites. This paper describes part of the work done in this direction in the framework of the European research project VENUS, focusing on the development of efficient procedures for using Remotely Operated Vehicles in exploring and mapping underwater archaeological sites. © 2010 The Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics.
Scheda della pubblicazione: https://iris.univpm.it/handle/11566/53753 Collegamento a IRIS

2007 An application of Hybrid automata for the MIMO model identification of a gasification plant
IEEE International Conf. on System, Man and Cybernetics
Autore/i: S. ZANOLI; BARBONI L; LEO T
Editore: IEEExplore
Classificazione: 4 Contributo in Atti di Convegno (Proceeding)
Abstract: A new approach to fault detection and isolation that combines Principal Component Analysis (PCA), Clustering and Pattern Recognition is presented. Single, multiple faults which may cause errors in the sensor readings and/or in the actuators as well as process faults are considered. Determination of the number of principal components is based on the statistical test ANOVA following the approach proposed by the authors in previous works. To overcome to the growth of complexity in the analysis of process faults that typically involve many variables, an automatic procedure for the isolation of the principal known faults has been developed. The proposed methodology which is based on Clustering and Pattern Recognition Analysis represents the new contribution of the present paper. The method is tested on experimental data from an IGCC (Integrated Gasification & Combined Cycle) section of an oil refinery plant to monitor a compression’s process. Results show the goodness and effectiveness of the proposed approach on process faults detection and isolation
Scheda della pubblicazione: https://iris.univpm.it/handle/11566/42816 Collegamento a IRIS

2007 Procedures for cooperative human-UUV missions in underwater data gathering
Proc. of Int. Symposium on Unmanned Untethered Submersible Technology
Autore/i: S. ZANOLI; G. CONTE; D. SCARADOZZI; L. GAMBELLA; A. CAITI
Classificazione: 4 Contributo in Atti di Convegno (Proceeding)
Scheda della pubblicazione: https://iris.univpm.it/handle/11566/42870 Collegamento a IRIS

2007 On a DC Motor Torque Control Solution for Marine Applications
Proc. of Int. Symposium on Unmanned Untethered Submersible Technology
Autore/i: INDIVERI G; S. ZANOLI; A. MICCOLI; G. PARLANGELI
Classificazione: 4 Contributo in Atti di Convegno (Proceeding)
Scheda della pubblicazione: https://iris.univpm.it/handle/11566/42868 Collegamento a IRIS

2007 Priority State Machine (PrSMa): a practical tool for DES control system developers
IEEE Conf. on System, Man and Cybernetics
Autore/i: S. ZANOLI; LUCIANI M
Classificazione: 4 Contributo in Atti di Convegno (Proceeding)
Scheda della pubblicazione: https://iris.univpm.it/handle/11566/42815 Collegamento a IRIS

2006 On the Problem of Underwater Simultaneous Localization and Mapping using Mechanical Scanning
Proceeding of the IEEE-EUSASIP Second Intern. Symp. on Control, Communications and Signal Processing
Autore/i: CONTE G; S. ZANOLI; GAMBELLA L
Classificazione: 4 Contributo in Atti di Convegno (Proceeding)
Abstract: Marrakech, Morocco
Scheda della pubblicazione: https://iris.univpm.it/handle/11566/53729 Collegamento a IRIS

2006 Acoustic Mapping and Localization of an ROV
Proc. 14th Mediterranean Conference on Control and Automation
Autore/i: Conte, Giuseppe; Gambella, L.; Scaradozzi, David; Zanoli, Silvia Maria
Classificazione: 4 Contributo in Atti di Convegno (Proceeding)
Scheda della pubblicazione: https://iris.univpm.it/handle/11566/44511 Collegamento a IRIS

2006 Innovative technologies in underwater archeology:field experience, open problems and research lines
CHEMISTRY IN ECOLOGY
Autore/i: CAITI A; CONTE G; CASALINO G; S. ZANOLI
Classificazione: 1 Contributo su Rivista
Abstract: The exploitation of marine technological innovations in the field of underwater archaeology has been mainly associated in the past with the exploration phase, in a sort of “treasure-hunt” fashion. However, the combined progress in such diverse fields as underwater acoustics, robotics, image processing, computer graphics, and decision support systems has not yet been directed towards the need for underwater archaeological research. Starting from the field experience gathered in a series of archaeological cruises in the North Tyrrhenian Sea, in which the combined use of state-of-the-art underwater tethered robots and sonar systems has been tested by a multidisciplinary group, the paper reviews some ongoing technological developments that may be merged toward the final goal of fully automated detection and inspection of an archaeological site. In particular, current advances in 3-D acoustic backscattering measurements for remote inspection of buried artefacts and vision-based robot control methodologies for fine positioning and accurate site survey are described.
Scheda della pubblicazione: https://iris.univpm.it/handle/11566/53443 Collegamento a IRIS

2006 DC motor control Issue for UUVs2
14th Mediterranean Conference on Control and Automation MED06
Autore/i: INDIVERI G; S. ZANOLI; PARLANGELI G
Classificazione: 4 Contributo in Atti di Convegno (Proceeding)
Scheda della pubblicazione: https://iris.univpm.it/handle/11566/42813 Collegamento a IRIS

2006 An approach to underwater SLAM using Mechanical scanning sonar
7th IFAC Conference on Manoeuvring and Control of Marine Craft (MCMC’2006)
Autore/i: CONTE G; S. ZANOLI; GAMBELLA L., SCARADOZZI D.
Classificazione: 4 Contributo in Atti di Convegno (Proceeding)
Scheda della pubblicazione: https://iris.univpm.it/handle/11566/50468 Collegamento a IRIS

2005 Evaluation of hydrodynamics parameters of a UUV
Proc. of Workshop on Underwater Robotics for Sustainable Management of Marine Ecosystems and Environmental Monitoring (IWUR 05)
Autore/i: G. CONTE; S. ZANOLI; D. SCARADOZZI; L. GAMBELLA
Classificazione: 4 Contributo in Atti di Convegno (Proceeding)
Scheda della pubblicazione: https://iris.univpm.it/handle/11566/51450 Collegamento a IRIS

2005 Hybrid Model of a Gasification Plant
Proc. of 16th Institute of Information Theory and Automation (IFAC) World Congress
Autore/i: S. ZANOLI; L. BARBONI; T. LEO
Classificazione: 4 Contributo in Atti di Convegno (Proceeding)
Abstract: In this paper, a hybrid model of a gasification unit is presented, using linear representations and a discrete events (DES) supervisor based on automata. This supervisor chooses the best linear description at the occurrence of variations of plant's operative conditions, to assure the best prediction performance. Performances of the proposed hybrid model are discussed.
Scheda della pubblicazione: https://iris.univpm.it/handle/11566/42871 Collegamento a IRIS

2004 Evaluation of Hydrodynamics Parameters of a UUV. A Preliminary Study.
1st International Symposium on Control, Communications and Signal Processing
Autore/i: G. CONTE; ZANOLI S.; SCARADOZZI D.; CONTI A.
Classificazione: 4 Contributo in Atti di Convegno (Proceeding)
Scheda della pubblicazione: https://iris.univpm.it/handle/11566/53708 Collegamento a IRIS

2004 Visual-feedback Positioning of an ROV
Proc. of IFAC Conference on Control Applications in Marine Systems (CAMS 2004)
Autore/i: G. CONTE; ZANOLI S.; SCARADOZZI D.; MAIOLATESI S.
Classificazione: 4 Contributo in Atti di Convegno (Proceeding)
Abstract: Ancona, Italy
Scheda della pubblicazione: https://iris.univpm.it/handle/11566/53117 Collegamento a IRIS

2004 ROV Positioning by Visual Feedback
The Application of Recent Advances in Underwater Detection and Survey Technique
Autore/i: CONTE G.; S. ZANOLI; SCARADOZZI D.; MAIOLATESI S.
Classificazione: 4 Contributo in Atti di Convegno (Proceeding)
Abstract: The Application of Recent Advances in Underaweter Detection and Survey Techniques to Underwater Archeology
Scheda della pubblicazione: https://iris.univpm.it/handle/11566/52517 Collegamento a IRIS

2004 Underwater archaeology: available techniques and open problems in fully automated search and inspection
Proceedings of Int. Conf. of Computer Application in Archaeology (CAA04)
Autore/i: CAITI A; G. CASALINO; G. CONTE; S. ZANOLI
Classificazione: 4 Contributo in Atti di Convegno (Proceeding)
Scheda della pubblicazione: https://iris.univpm.it/handle/11566/43070 Collegamento a IRIS

2003 Automatic Control of a Low-Cost Commercial ROV
13th Int. Symposium on Unmanned Untethered Submersible Technology (UUST03)
Autore/i: S. ZANOLI; D. SCARADOZZI
Classificazione: 4 Contributo in Atti di Convegno (Proceeding)
Scheda della pubblicazione: https://iris.univpm.it/handle/11566/42613 Collegamento a IRIS

2003 Remotely operated vehicle depth control
CONTROL ENGINEERING PRACTICE
Autore/i: S.M. ZANOLI; CONTE G
Classificazione: 1 Contributo su Rivista
Abstract: In this paper the problem of depth control for unmanned underwater vehicles (UUV) is addressed. The utilization of such robotic vehicles has gained an increasing importance in many marine activities. As the importance and the complexity of the tasks performed by UUV increase, the need for automatic control schemes that guarantee high performances in motion and positioning has become a basic issue in underwater automation. The critical point in the considered application is the reduction of the overshoot in the position response. At this regard, different control schemes, based on PID and fuzzy techniques, are proposed and their performances compared.
Scheda della pubblicazione: https://iris.univpm.it/handle/11566/50773 Collegamento a IRIS

2002 An Automatic Guidance System for an Underwater Remotely Operated Vehicles
Proc. of NiWeek2002
Autore/i: CONTE G; S. ZANOLI; SCARADOZZI D
Classificazione: 4 Contributo in Atti di Convegno (Proceeding)
Scheda della pubblicazione: https://iris.univpm.it/handle/11566/43125 Collegamento a IRIS

2002 An automatic guidance system for a small Work-Class ROV
15TH IFAC World Congress
Autore/i: S. ZANOLI; CONTE G.
Classificazione: 4 Contributo in Atti di Convegno (Proceeding)
Abstract: Control Architectures for Advanced Cooperation in Robotics
Scheda della pubblicazione: https://iris.univpm.it/handle/11566/42614 Collegamento a IRIS

2001 Developing an Inertial Navigation system for guidance and control system of underwater vehicles
9th IEEE Mediterranean Conference on Control and Automation
Autore/i: S. ZANOLI; CONTE G.
Classificazione: 4 Contributo in Atti di Convegno (Proceeding)
Scheda della pubblicazione: https://iris.univpm.it/handle/11566/42812 Collegamento a IRIS

2001 Guidance and control of an unmanned underwater vehicle by visual feedback techniques
IARP International Workshop on Underwater Robotics
Autore/i: G. CONTE; S. M. ZANOLI
Classificazione: 4 Contributo in Atti di Convegno (Proceeding)
Abstract: Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
Scheda della pubblicazione: https://iris.univpm.it/handle/11566/45148 Collegamento a IRIS

2001 Guide and Control of an unmanned underwater Vehicle by Visual-feedback techniques
IARP Workshop Underwater Robotics for Sea Exploitation and Environmental Monitoring
Autore/i: S. ZANOLI; CONTE G.; SCARADOZZI D.
Editore: International Advanced Robotics Programme, 2001
Classificazione: 4 Contributo in Atti di Convegno (Proceeding)
Abstract: Manual guidance and control of underwater vehicles, like ROVs, is in general a demanding task. A great help comes, in this situation, from the development of automatic guidance systems that, taking care of low and mid level control task, may reduce the burden imposed to human operators. A system of this kind has been constructed for guidance and control of a small work-class ROV (DOE Phantom S2) by inserting a PC in the operator/ROV loop. The standard configuration of the control loop turns out, in this way, to be completely redesigned as a PC-based (control) configuration. The paper describes the basic features of the realized system, that, by allowing both on-line processing of sensory data and implementation of automatic control procedures, enhances the performances of the ROV as a robotic tools. As a specific application of the PC-based control configuration, the implementation of a visual feedback control strategy in a typical inspection mission (underwater pipeline’s inspection) is considered. Images from a CCD camera are processed at high logical level in order to extract information about the relative ROV/pipe position. This information is in turn used for generating and feeding back suitable commands to the ROV’s thrusters, in order to regulate the vehicle position. The system has undergone both field tests and emulation tests, showing a satisfactory behavior that is illustrated and discussed.
Scheda della pubblicazione: https://iris.univpm.it/handle/11566/42810 Collegamento a IRIS

2001 Inertial Navigation System For Guidance And Control Of Underwater Vehicles
. Int. Symposium on Unmanned Untethered Submersible Technology
Autore/i: S. ZANOLI; CONTE G
Classificazione: 4 Contributo in Atti di Convegno (Proceeding)
Scheda della pubblicazione: https://iris.univpm.it/handle/11566/42811 Collegamento a IRIS

2001 Inertial Navigation System for Guidance and Control of Underwater Vehicle
12th International Symposium UUST 01
Autore/i: G. CONTE; S. ZANOLI
Classificazione: 4 Contributo in Atti di Convegno (Proceeding)
Abstract: Durham, New Hampshire
Scheda della pubblicazione: https://iris.univpm.it/handle/11566/45198 Collegamento a IRIS

2000 ROV depth control
5th IFAC Confernce on Manoeuvring and Control of Marine Crafts MCMC2000, Aalbo
Autore/i: G. CONTE; S. ZANOLI
Classificazione: 4 Contributo in Atti di Convegno (Proceeding)
Scheda della pubblicazione: https://iris.univpm.it/handle/11566/44956 Collegamento a IRIS

2000 Rov Depth Control
Maneuvering and Control of Marine Craft, Proceedings of
Autore/i: Zanoli S.; Conte G.
Classificazione: 4 Contributo in Atti di Convegno (Proceeding)
Abstract: Depth control of an unmanned underwater vehicle is considered. In order to reduce overshoot in step response different control schemes are proposed and compared
Scheda della pubblicazione: https://iris.univpm.it/handle/11566/82843 Collegamento a IRIS

1999 Obstacle Avoidance with scanning sonar for bottom navigation
Unmanned Untethered Submersible Technology
Autore/i: Zanoli S. M.; Affaitati F.
Classificazione: 4 Contributo in Atti di Convegno (Proceeding)
Abstract: The problem of avoiding obstacles when navigating near the sea bottom is addressed. A dynamic workspace representation of the environment is performed based on real-time dual frequency scanning sonar information. Suitable filters have been developed so to take into account environmental noise and the presence of false echoes. Real sonar data were used to evaluate the performance of the system. From the settled trials the ability of the system in avoiding obstacles has been verified
Scheda della pubblicazione: https://iris.univpm.it/handle/11566/82885 Collegamento a IRIS

1998 Obstacle Avoidance in Underwater Bottom Navigation
Theory and Practice of Control Systems
Autore/i: S. ZANOLI; CONTE G.; CONCETTONI F
Luogo di pubblicazione: Singapore
Classificazione: 5 Altro
Abstract: An Obstacle Avoidance System (OAS) based on sonar for an Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) is described. Specific procedures are developed to perform temporal filtering on the sequence of input sonar scans. Tunable thresholds take into account different levels of environmental noise so to focus the avoiding effort on real obstacles.
Scheda della pubblicazione: https://iris.univpm.it/handle/11566/27343 Collegamento a IRIS


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