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Advanced control methods for French fry quality improvement

Lookup NU author(s): Professor Gary Montague, Professor Jarka Glassey, Dr Mark Willis


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This article describes the results of a TCS Programme that investigated approaches for the improved control of a French fry production line. Initial knowledge elicitation from process experts, coupled with data analysis, revealed the existing operational strategy. The information gathered highlighted limitations of the current strategy, indicated how it could be improved on and allowed a benefits analysis to be undertaken to financially Justify the work. Results from the implementation of the control enhancements demonstrate that the predicted improvements were achieved.

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Author(s): Glassey J; Willis MJ; Montague GA; Smith R; Wiggins G; Key A

Publication type: Article

Publication status: Published

Journal: Computing & Control Engineering Journal

Year: 2002

Volume: 13

Issue: 1

Pages: 26-32

ISSN (print): 0956-3385

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Publisher: The Institution of Engineering and Technology


DOI: 10.1049/cce:20020105


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