Hardware-in-the-Loop of a Flow Plant Embedded in FPGA, for Process Control

  • Edwin PrunaEmail author
  • Icler Jimenez
  • Ivón Escobar
Conference paper
Part of the Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies book series (SIST, volume 169)


It presents the simulation through the Hardware-in-the-loop (HIL) technique of a flow plant. The mentioned system is designed in the LabVIEW software and implemented in an FPGA. As a result of the system tests performed in manual mode, an absolute error of 0.02 is obtained in the simulated instruments. In addition, two controllers are designed (continuous and discrete), and the results indicate that the system works in real time and does not generate disturbances in response to the implemented controls.


Hardware-in-the-loop FPGA Process control Didactic system Flow 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Universidad de Las Fuerzas Armadas ESPESangolquíEcuador

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