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Sliding mode control of a bioreactor

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In this paper, sliding mode control (SMC) of a bioreactor is considered and is compared with PID control. The magnitude of the error in SMC is found to be lower than that in PID control. Moreover, the magnitudes of cells and nutrients were very close to the selected reference values in SMC, whereas they were quite different in PID control. Overall, SMC was more robust against disturbances and had better performance than PID control.

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Derdiyok, A., Levent, M. Sliding mode control of a bioreactor. Korean J. Chem. Eng. 17, 619–624 (2000).

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