As cyberphysical systems research advances, energy systems will be able to benefit from the developments. In this section, we discuss several points in two newer areas for cyberphysical systems research in chemical engineering: 1) cybersecurity of process control systems; and 2) quantum computation of control actions. The discussion is presented in a general manner, with relevance to flow systems or under traditional control laws (e.g., proportional control). However, to showcase energy systems relevance, we will provide links, at intervals, between the developments discussed and enhanced geothermal systems with energy production through the Organic Rankine Cycle (ORC).
Process Control and Systems
Rangan, Keshav Kasturi; Oyama, Henrique; Assoumani, Ilham Azali; Durand, Helen; and Ng, K.Y. Simon, "Cyberphysical Systems and Energy: A Discussion with Reference to an Enhanced Geothermal Process" (2023). Chemical Engineering and Materials Science Faculty Research Publications. 26.
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