Applied Intelligence

, Volume 13, Issue 1, pp 59–76 | Cite as

Integrated Fault Detection and Isolation: Application to a Winery's Wastewater Treatment Plant

  • Antoine Genovesi
  • Jérôme Harmand
  • Jean-Philippe Steyer


In this paper, an integrated object-oriented fuzzy logic fault detection and isolation (FDI) module for a biological wastewater treatment process is presented. The defined FDI strategy and the software implementation are detailed. Using experimental results obtained with a one cubic meter fixed bed reactor for the anaerobic digestion of industrial wine distillery vinasses, examples of material and biological failures are presented together with the corresponding fault signals generated by the FDI module.

fuzzy logic on-line fault detection and isolation (FDI) object-oriented programming anaerobic digestion wastewater treatment 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Antoine Genovesi
    • 1
  • Jérôme Harmand
    • 2
  • Jean-Philippe Steyer
    • 3
  1. 1.Laboratoire de Biotechnologie de l'Environnement—INRANarbonneFrance
  2. 2.Laboratoire de Biotechnologie de l'Environnement—INRANarbonneFrance
  3. 3.Laboratoire de Biotechnologie de l'Environnement—INRANarbonneFrance

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