DOI: 10.3724/SP.J.1219.2013.00706

Information and Control (信息与控制) 2013/42:6 PP.706-713

Strategy and Performance Analysis for Descending Priority of Soft Constraint Tuning in the Steady-State Target Calculation

A weight based soft constraint tuning method is introduced to deal with the infeasibility problem of steady-state target calculation. In order to show the priorities of the constraints in soft constraint tuning, a strategy for descending priority is proposed. The constraints with high priority will be satisfied firstly. Furthermore, a comparison of descending priority strategy with the weight based strategy and the ascending priority strategy is made from the feasible zone's size and computation complexity analysis. The theoretical analysis shows that the advantage of descending priority strategy relative to descending priority strategy and the weight based strategy. Finally, a simulation of Shell's standard heavy oil fractionator is done to verify the validity and advantage of the descending priority strategy.

Key words:soft constraint tuning,descending priority,feasible zone,computation complexity

ReleaseDate:2015-04-15 18:52:40

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