Digital twin based reference architecture for petrochemical monitoring and fault diagnosis★
Guangdong University of Petrochemical Technology, Maoming, 525000 Guangdong, PR China
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Accepted: 8 December 2020
The whole process of the petrochemical industry involves flammable and explosive dangerous goods. The timely discovery of abnormalities or failures in the petrochemical process is crucial to ensure production safety. This paper sets up the approach to build the Digital Twin System (DTs) of a petrochemical process. Specifically, we decompose the petrochemical process into five levels one by one and build a digital twin plug-in for each component of the component layers, and then inversely decouple the process to assemble the DTs layer by layer. As a specific experimental example, the characteristic DTs is proposed to build modules of temperature field and pressure field and flow field, these DT modules are driven by practical industrial sampling data from cracking furnace, and three characteristic DTS modules stated above are integrated to form DTS. Based on the digital twin technology and DTs, we propose the logical structure of chemical process status monitoring and fault diagnosis in detail, which improves the safety and controllability of the petrochemical process.
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