Poultry House Temperature Control Using Fuzzy-PID Controller

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Volume-11 Number-6
Year of Publication : 2014
Authors : Aborisade, David O. , Oladipo Stephen


Aborisade, David O. , Oladipo Stephen. "Poultry House Temperature Control Using Fuzzy-PID Controller", International Journal of Engineering Trends and Technology (IJETT), V11(6),310-314 May 2014. ISSN:2231-5381. www.ijettjournal.org. published by seventh sense research group


Temperature control of poultry house within thermal neutral zone of poultry birds is essential in order to reduce their mortality and increase production. The most advanced method to control the highly complex and nonlinear behaviour of the poultry house temperature, is fuzzy logic. On the other hand, PID controllers are used in most of poultry house due to its functional and structural simplicity. This paper presents a method of controlling the poultry house temperature by the combined action of both Fuzzy and PID controllers. In the design, fuzzy controller uses the structure of two inputs and three outputs. Deviation e and deviation rate ? are the inputs of the system. These are translated into a fuzzy form, fuzzy processed according to IF…THEN rules to arrive at a single outcome value and then defuzzified to get accurate values of which are used to auto-tune PID controller to control the poultry house temperature. The performances of the Fuzzy-PID based poultry house temperature control scheme during hot weather are compared with the classical PID controller. The results show that the Fuzzy-PID scheme is able to control the poultry house temperature more effectively in terms of both the steady-state error and the settling time than that of PID controller.


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Poultry house temperature, Fuzzy-PID control, Defuzzification.