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Journal of Automation and Control. 2014, 2(3), 62-78
DOI: 10.12691/automation-2-3-2
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Analysis and Design of a Three Inputs Fuzzy System for Maintaining the Cane Level during Sugar Manufacturing

Yogesh Misra1, and H R Kamath2

1Mewar University, Chittorgarh, Rajasthan, India

2Malwa Institute of Technology, Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India

Pub. Date: November 04, 2014

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Yogesh Misra and H R Kamath. Analysis and Design of a Three Inputs Fuzzy System for Maintaining the Cane Level during Sugar Manufacturing. Journal of Automation and Control. 2014; 2(3):62-78. doi: 10.12691/automation-2-3-2


The amount of cane fiber carried by cane carrier in a sugar mill varies due to non-uniformity of cane supply. The continuous variation of cane in Donnelly chute during the cane juice extraction inversely affects the cane juice extraction efficiency of mill. This paper deals with the development of algorithm for a three input fuzzy controller with an aim to maintain the cane level in Donnelly chute during cane juice extraction. The developed controller generates the required rake carrier motor speed in rpm depending upon the value of cane level in Donnelly chute, quantity of cane on rake carrier and the roll speed. The three inputs fuzzy controller is developed and simulated for six cases by using fuzzy logic toolbox of ‘MATLAB® version (R2020b).

sugar mill cane carrier Donnelly chute juice extraction fuzzy algorithm fuzzy controller

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