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Dr. Ajay Mahajan

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Development And Demonstration Of An Automation And Control System For Coal Spirals, Manoj Mohantya, Baojie Zhang, Haibo Wang, Ajay Mahajan, Hamid Akbari, Zeeshan Bashir, Saravan Ramamoorthy, Joesph Hirschi Apr 2015

Development And Demonstration Of An Automation And Control System For Coal Spirals, Manoj Mohantya, Baojie Zhang, Haibo Wang, Ajay Mahajan, Hamid Akbari, Zeeshan Bashir, Saravan Ramamoorthy, Joesph Hirschi

Dr. Ajay Mahajan

Coal spirals are widely used in coal preparation plants in Illinois and around the world to clean fine coal, typically in the 1 × 0.15 mm size range. Despite their popularity and the trend toward increased automation in modern coal preparation plants, adjustments to the critical process variable for coal spirals, that is, product splitter position, continue to be done manually. Since spiral feed in a plant tends to fluctuate on a regular basis, suitable manual adjustment of splitter position in tens or hundreds of spirals operating in a plant is nearly impossible. As a result, the clean coal yield ...


Development And Demonstration Of An Automation And Control System For Coal Spirals, Manoj Mohanty, Baojie Zhang, Haibo Wang, Ajay Mahajan, Hamid Akbari, Zeeshan Bashir, Saravan Ramamoorthy, Joesph Hirschi Apr 2015

Development And Demonstration Of An Automation And Control System For Coal Spirals, Manoj Mohanty, Baojie Zhang, Haibo Wang, Ajay Mahajan, Hamid Akbari, Zeeshan Bashir, Saravan Ramamoorthy, Joesph Hirschi

Dr. Ajay Mahajan

Coal spirals are widely used in coal preparation plants in Illinois and around the world to clean fine coal, typically in the 1 × 0.15 mm size range. Despite their popularity and the trend toward increased automation in modern coal preparation plants, adjustments to the critical process variable for coal spirals, that is, product splitter position, continue to be done manually. Since spiral feed in a plant tends to fluctuate on a regular basis, suitable manual adjustment of splitter position in tens or hundreds of spirals operating in a plant is nearly impossible. As a result, the clean coal yield ...