Real-Time Pressure Monitoring and Control of a Hydraulic System without Sensor

  • Tianshu Peng
  • Craig Struthers
  • Peng Wen
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5589)


In a traditional hydraulic system, a pressure sensor is used to implement feedback control. However, there are many industrial cases where applications have required a pressure feedback but the media is so corrosive and/or dangerous, the sensor becomes prohibitively expensive. This research proposes the control of a pumping system which can achieve the desired pressure without a pressure sensor. Along with the control system itself, a user friendly interface is developed to operate over the Ethernet.


system reliability Modbus Protocol pressure transducer Ethernet network and WEB server interfaces 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Tianshu Peng
    • 1
  • Craig Struthers
    • 2
  • Peng Wen
    • 2
  1. 1.Computing Centre of Gansu Provincial Department of Science & TechnologyGansu ProvinceChina
  2. 2.Faculty of Engineering and SurveyingUniversity of Southern QueenslandToowoombaAustralia

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