• R. Aguilar-López Departamento de Biotecnología y Bioingeniería CINVESTAV-IPN
  • P. A. López-Pérez Departamento de Biotecnología y Bioingeniería CINVESTAV-IPN
  • M.I. Neria-González División de Ingeniería Química y Bioquímica Tecnológico de Estudios Superiores de Ecatepec
  • A.R. Domínguez-Bocanegra Departamento de Biotecnología y Bioingeniería CINVESTAV-IPN
Keywords: batch processes, bioreactors, finite time convergence, observer design


The main issue of this work is to design a nonlinear observer (soft sensor) with finite convergence time for a class of batch bioreacting systems. Considering the necessity to fast response for monitoring and control issues for batch processes a finite time high order sliding-mode observer is considered. It is presented a theoretical analysis to provide a sketch of proof to demonstrate the convergence properties of the proposed observer and the finite time of convergence is calculated from the same analysis. A simple model for a batch aerobic wastewater bioreactor, experimentally corroborated, is proposed as application example and numerical experiments show the adequate observer performance compared to a standard nonlinear Luenberger observer.


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How to Cite
Aguilar-López, R., López-Pérez, P. A., Neria-González, M., & Domínguez-Bocanegra, A. (2020). OBSERVER BASED ADAPTIVE MODEL FOR A CLASS OF AEROBIC BATCH BIOREACTOR. Revista Mexicana De Ingeniería Química, 9(1), 29-35. Retrieved from
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