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Modelling of palm oil production using fuzzy expert system

., Lily Amelia and Abdul Wahab, Dzuraidah and Hassan, Azmi (2009) Modelling of palm oil production using fuzzy expert system. Expert Systems with Application, 36 (5). pp. 8735-8749. ISSN 0957-4174

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Abstract

The production of crude palm oil and palm kernel is a complex problem due to the influence of processing variables and environmental factors. These processing variables influence the amount of crude palm oil and palm kernel losses during processing. Instead of mathematical model, fuzzy logic approach provides a simpler and easier mechanism to describe the relationships between the processing variables and the amount of crude palm oil and palm kernel losses. In this study, four fuzzy expert system models were developed for each palm oil processing station. An approximation of centre of gravity method for defuzzification is also proposed to enable the development of the model using Microsoft�Excel. For comparison purpose, the models were also developed using MATLAB�. Results obtained from the Excel model are found to be very close to the results from MATLAB.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 3946/37286
Uncontrolled Keywords: Crude palm oil processing; Fuzzy expert system; Mamdani fuzzy rules; Centroid of area method
Subjects: T Technology > T Technology (General) > T55.4 Industrial engineering.Management engineering.
T Technology > TJ Mechanical engineering and machinery > TJ212 Control engineering
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes: Ahmad Ibrahim Kulliyyah of Laws > Department of Legal Practice
Depositing User: Dr Azmi Bin Hassan
Date Deposited: 11 Jul 2014 08:36
Last Modified: 11 Jul 2014 08:37
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/37286

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