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Neural Computing & Applications

, Volume 4, Issue 4, pp 198–208 | Cite as

Neural network control of a gas turbine

  • I. T. Nabney
  • D. C. Cressy
Articles

Abstract

In this paper we explore the practical use of neural networks for controlling complex non-linear systems. The system used to demonstrate this approach is a simulation of a gas turbine engine typical of those used to power commercial aircraft. The novelty of the work lies in the requirement for multiple controllers which are used to maintain system variables in safe operating regions as well as governing the engine thrust.

Keywords

Correlation tests Model following Neurocontrol 

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© Springer-Verlag London Limited 1996

Authors and Affiliations

  • I. T. Nabney
    • 1
  • D. C. Cressy
    • 2
  1. 1.Neural Computing Research GroupAston UniversityBirminghamUK
  2. 2.Recognition Systems Ltd.BirminghamUK

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