Controlling Induced Draft Fan of Power Plant using Labview
R. M. Potdar1, Anup Mishra2, Soma Kala Sammidi3, Akula Nagesh4

1Mr.R M Potdar,Sr. Associate Professor, Department of Electronics & Telecommunication, Bhilai Institute of Technology,Durg, Chattisgarh,India.
2Dr.Anup Mishra, Professor & Head, Department of Electrical & Electronics, Bhilai Institute of Technology, Durg, Chattisgarh, India.
3Ms.Soma Kala Sammidi, Department of Electronics & Telecommunication, Bhilai Institute of Technology, Durg, Chattisgarh, India.
4Mr. Akula Nagesh, Deputy General Manager, Power Plant (Instrumentation), Jindal Steel & Power Limited, Raigarh,Chattisgarh, India.

Manuscript received on April 15, 2012. | Revised Manuscript received on April 20, 2012. | Manuscript published on May 05, 2012. | PP: 115-120 | Volume-2 Issue-2, May 2012 . | Retrieval Number: B0506032212/2012©BEIESP
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Abstract: In this proposed work, design and development of controlling induced Draft fan in a power plant which is presently working on DCS technique has been accomplished by using high computing software Lab VIEW and results has been shown with suitable examples. The goal of this work is to control the Induced Draft Fan in a different way. A set of six interlock conditions were provided for this purpose. The objective was to design and implement the controlling of ID Fan in Lab VIEW that will control the ID Fan similar to the DCS technique. Since DCS is applicable only for big system not less than 5000 input and output but this is costly. It consists of separate server, processor and computers where as Lab VIEW does not require a separate processor, no workstation, no operator station here directly connect interfacing card with computer itself. Proposed system can cost less than two hundred times than a DCS.

Keywords: Induced Draft Fan; LAB VIEW,Power Plant (WHRB), Software Control.