Modeling and Application of Principal Component Analysis in Industrial Boiler

  • Wenbiao WangEmail author
  • Lan Chen
  • Xinjie Han
  • Zhanyuan Ge
  • Siyuan Wang
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8866)


An identification model based on principal component analysis which can reflect thermal efficiency is proposed, in order to improve the operation efficiency of boiler. It can monitor the thermal efficiency online and estimate the key influential parameters. The monotonic relationship between thermal efficiency and SPE statistic is verified by large numbers of historical data. When the boiler’s operation efficiency decreases, the influential parameters can be directly got by contribution plot method, which guide operators in real-time to adjust these and maintain boiler efficient operation. The practice shows that this method is feasible.


Industrial boiler Principal component analysis Operation optimization Parameters adjusted 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Wenbiao Wang
    • 1
    Email author
  • Lan Chen
    • 1
  • Xinjie Han
    • 1
  • Zhanyuan Ge
    • 1
  • Siyuan Wang
    • 1
  1. 1.IT College of Dalian Maritime UniversityDalianChina

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