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Super-sensing technology: industrial applications and future challenges of electrical tomography

Kent (Hsin-Yu) Wei, Chang-Hua Qiu, Ken Primrose
2016 Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences  
of the biggest limitations for technology implementation.  ...  In the past decades, there have been many research developments and industrial implementations of electrical tomography; nevertheless, the awareness of this technology in industrial sectors is still one  ...  In the past decades, there have been many research activities trying to optimize both the hardware and software performance of tomography systems.  ... 
doi:10.1098/rsta.2015.0328 pmid:27185967 fatcat:vjwc2yibsbdodnn2vzkrbv6aza

Multi-Phase Flow Metering in Offshore Oil and Gas Transportation Pipelines: Trends and Perspectives

Lærke Skov Hansen, Simon Pedersen, Petar Durdevic
2019 Sensors  
It is especially important for mature reservoirs as the gas volume fraction and water cut is increasing during the lifetime of a well.  ...  Hence, it is essential to accurately monitor the multi-phase flow of oil, water and gas inside the transportation pipelines.  ...  MIT and EVT are both types of electromagnetic tomography techniques.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s19092184 fatcat:r6szz2lmancqxhfxfpzt66whnu

Magnetic induction tomography methods and applications: a review

Lu Ma, Manuchehr Soleimani
2017 Measurement science and technology  
As such, the potential applications of MIT are broad, with various domains of operation including biomedicine, industrial process tomography and nondestructive evaluation.  ...  Magnetic induction tomography (MIT) is a tomographic technique capable of imaging the passive electromagnetic properties of an object.  ...  The earliest concept of using MIT for non-destructive evaluation was proposed in 1985, to inspect airplane wings for cracks after continued flexing of their structure [65] .  ... 
doi:10.1088/1361-6501/aa7107 fatcat:nl2zhnzghbbftkwadgkxfjywya

Fast and Precise Soft-Field Electromagnetic Tomography Systems for Multiphase Flow Imaging

Malte Mallach, Martin Gevers, Patrik Gebhardt, Thomas Musch
2018 Energies  
In recent years, we studied the applicability of soft-field electromagnetic tomography methods for multiphase flow imaging, focusing on concepts for high-speed data acquisition and image reconstruction  ...  In the process industry, measurement systems are required for process development and optimization, as well as for monitoring and control.  ...  Acknowledgments: The authors wish to express their gratitude to the German Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi) and Project Management Jülich (PTJ) for funding the joint project 'ECUP  ... 
doi:10.3390/en11051199 fatcat:ijfvpergrne5patapac3luxupy

Perfusion magnetic resonance imaging with continuous arterial spin labeling: methods and clinical applications in the central nervous system

John A. Detre, David C. Alsop
1999 European Journal of Radiology  
One class of techniques utilizes electromagnetically labeled arterial blood water as a noninvasive diffusible tracer for blood flow measurements.  ...  This article describes the biophysical considerations pertaining to the generation of quantitative blood flow maps using a particular form of ASL in which arterial blood water is continuously labeled,  ...  Acknowledgements The authors acknowledge support from the National Institutes of Health, the American Heart Association, and the Whitaker Foundation.  ... 
doi:10.1016/s0720-048x(99)00050-9 pmid:10401592 fatcat:cxf2sndi7ndrlh266m5pah2vii

Laboratory Investigation of Tomography-Controlled Continuous Steel Casting

Ivan Glavinić, Imamul Muttakin, Shereen Abouelazayem, Artem Blishchik, Frank Stefani, Sven Eckert, Manuchehr Soleimani, Iheb Saidani, Jaroslav Hlava, Saša Kenjereš, Thomas Wondrak
2022 Sensors  
This work presents a new concept of using contactless inductive flow tomography (CIFT) as a sensor for a novel controller, which alters the strength of an electromagnetic brake (EMBr) of ruler type based  ...  It is important to have timely, and perhaps automated, control of the flow during casting.  ...  Typical systems are electromagnetic stirrers and electromagnetic brakes (EMBrs) [4] .  ... 
doi:10.3390/s22062195 pmid:35336364 pmcid:PMC8950969 fatcat:upvxejyidzcgtpdfs2k6lpyl2y

Fuzzy Logic based Multi-Dimensional Image Fusion for Gas-Oil-Water Flows with Dual-Modality Electrical Tomography

Qiang Wang, Xiaodong Jia, Mi Wang
2019 IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement  
flow metrology in the Oil and Gas production', and the European Metrology Programme for Innovation and Research project (16ENG07-MultiFlowMet II) Multiphase Flow Reference Metrology, which are jointly  ...  funded by the European Commission and participating countries within Euramet and the Europea union.  ...  Some efforts have been made to exploit dual-modality ERT-ECT systems for multiphase flow imaging, such as gas-liquid flow or gas-oil-water three-phase flow, but the majority dealt with the hardware integration  ... 
doi:10.1109/tim.2019.2923864 fatcat:j5ddn7tdsne3bmjacrrq2a3lsm

Visualization of Gas–Oil–Water Flow in Horizontal Pipeline Using Dual-Modality Electrical Tomographic Systems

Qiang Wang, Mi Wang, Kent Wei, Changhua Qiu
2017 IEEE Sensors Journal  
This paper describes a novel approach for dualmodality electrical resistance and capacitance tomography (ERT-ECT) to visualize gas-oil-water flow in horizontal pipeline.  ...  Index Terms-Dual-modality electrical tomography, multiphase flow measurement and visualization, multi-dimensional data fusion, flow regimes visualization.  ...  Multiphase flow metrology in the Oil and Gas production, which is jointly funded by the European Commission and participating countries within Euramet and the European Union.  ... 
doi:10.1109/jsen.2017.2714686 fatcat:kh3qvpoz7zavlhi74ar6zeeg7y

Small Scale Non-Invasive Imaging Using Magnetic Induction Tomography - Hardware Desig

Muhammad Saiful Badri Mansor, Biomedical Engineer, Gleneagles Hospital Medini, Johor, MALAYSIA, Ruzairi Abdul Rahim, Zulkarnay Zakaria, Nor Muzakkir Nor Ayob, Yusri Md. Yunus, Anita Ahmad, Process Tomography Research Group, School of Electrical Engineering, Faculty Engineering, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, 81310 UTM, MALAYSIA, Process Tomography Research Group, School of Electrical Engineering, Faculty Engineering, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, 81310 UTM, MALAYSIA, School of Mechatronic, Universiti Malaysia Perlis, 02600 Arau, Perlis, MALAYSIA, Senior Hardware Engineer, KAIFA Technology Malaysia Sdn. Bhd, Taman Perindustrian Cemerlang, Ulu Tiram, Johor, MALAYSIA, Process Tomography Research Group, School of Electrical Engineering, Faculty Engineering, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, 81310 UTM, MALAYSIA (+1 others)
2020 International Journal of Integrated Engineering  
The system is realized by designing the functional ferrite-core coil sensors, electronic measurements circuits for excitation and receiving coil, data acquisition system for transferring the data to the  ...  The results obtained can be useful for further improvement and research towards magnetic induction tomography.  ...  Acknowledgement The authors would like to acknowledge the Gleneagles Hospital Medini, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Universiti Malaysia Perlis and KAIFA Technology Malaysia Sdn. Bhd.  ... 
doi:10.30880/ijie.2020.12.08.003 fatcat:qyzy2sgsvfg3dltmz7furnzh74

Control Systems with Tomographic Sensors—A Review

Jaroslav Hlava, Shereen Abouelazayem
2022 Sensors  
These advantages open new perspectives for the field of process control, and the potential of closed-loop control applications is one of the main driving forces behind the development of industrial tomography  ...  Firstly, process tomography systems provide information about 2D or 3D distributions of the variables of interest.  ...  A fuzzy control system can be understood as a system implementing such expertise of a human operator.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s22082847 pmid:35458833 pmcid:PMC9032538 fatcat:prudfelcbfebdhsea3e2mw45b4

Electrical Tomography: A Review of Configurations, and Application to Fibre Flow Suspensions Characterisation

Pedro Faia, Rui Silva, Maria G. Rasteiro, Fernando Garcia
2020 Applied Sciences  
The produced portable EIT system is described, and examples of results of its use for pulp suspension flow characterisation are reported and discussed.  ...  Understanding the behaviour of suspension flows continues to be a subject of great interest considering its industrial relevance, regardless of the long time and effort dedicated to it by the scientific  ...  For all tests reported here, an The flow rate could be regulated through the manipulation of two valves located after the pump and was measured by an electromagnetic flow meter.  ... 
doi:10.3390/app10072355 fatcat:7wpflcpulverpdnt7yggn3skem

Experimental Characterization Techniques for Solid-Liquid Slurry Flows in Pipelines: A Review

Rui C. Silva
2022 Processes  
to application examples from the literature, while directing the reader for pertinent seminal and review papers for a more in-depth analysis.  ...  Ideally, these instruments, consisting of either probes or sensors, should be robust, fast, and unintrusive, i.e., not cause interference on the very flows being monitored, and require minimal maintenance  ...  Acknowledgments: The author would like to show his appreciation for Gianandrea Vittorio Messa support and counsel during the writing process of this manuscript.  ... 
doi:10.3390/pr10030597 fatcat:2chad4v7tjgdjgn6ib6rw2fm4a

Towards Tomography-Based Real-Time Control of Multiphase Flows: A Proof of Concept in Inline Fluid Separation

Matheus M. Garcia, Muhammad A. Sattar, Hanane Atmani, Dominique Legendre, Laurent Babout, Eckhard Schleicher, Uwe Hampel, Luis M. Portela
2022 Sensors  
Tomography has been used in the study of the distribution of phases of multiphase flows for decades, but only recently, the temporal resolution of the technique was sufficient for real-time reconstructions  ...  This paper uses a gas–liquid inline swirl separator to analyze the possibilities and limitations of tomography-based real-time control of multiphase flow processes.  ...  The Real-Time Control of Multiphase Flows A proportional-integral (PI) controller was implemented in the inline swirl separator to evaluate the possibilities and limitations of tomography-based real-time  ... 
doi:10.3390/s22124443 pmid:35746224 fatcat:doe3uagp3zdz5jaauaridz2c2m

A Review: Tomography Systems in Medical and Industrial Processes

Noor Amizan Abd. Rahman, Ling En Hong, Ruzairi Hj. Abdul Rahim, Herlina Abdul Rahim, Nasarudin Ahmad, Salinda Bunyamin, Khairul Hamimah Abas, Nor Muzakkir Nor Ayob, Fazlul Rahman Mohd Yunos, Muhammad Saiful Badri Mansor
2015 Jurnal Teknologi  
With the use of the method tomography, imaging process that displays the contents of the flow in the pipe or vessel during the process of giving analysts in real time quickly.  ...  Conventional methods previously guided reading meter to monitor the process and steps must be taken to interpret the readings and what need to adjustment be implemented.  ...  Acknowledgement The author would like to thank Universiti Teknologi Malaysia for supporting the research study and also this appreciation goes to the other members in PROTOM groups for their cooperation  ... 
doi:10.11113/jt.v73.4398 fatcat:n6gcehoskrc6nillkwrhajihlu

On the Implementation of Simultaneous Multi-Frequency Excitations and Measurements for Electrical Impedance Tomography

Mathieu Darnajou, Antoine Dupré, Chunhui Dang, Guillaume Ricciardi, Salah Bourennane, Cédric Bellis
2019 Sensors  
Electrical Impedance Tomography (EIT) allows reconstructing the admittivity distribution characterizing a flow from the knowledge of currents and voltages on its periphery.  ...  The investigation of quickly-evolving flow patterns in high-pressure and high-temperature flow rigs requires the use of a high-speed and non-intrusive imaging technique.  ...  Introduction In the context of high pressure and high temperature flow rigs, flow patterns are investigated. Tomography is a suitable technique for its applicability and non-intrusiveness.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s19173679 fatcat:b3f4oywme5h3jpnc54n3tj3jn4
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