The mechatronic bakery

Masters Thesis


Schultz, Bradley Jason. 2003. The mechatronic bakery. Masters Thesis Master of Engineering. University of Southern Queensland.
Title

The mechatronic bakery

TypeMasters Thesis
Authors
AuthorSchultz, Bradley Jason
SupervisorBillingsley, John
Institution of OriginUniversity of Southern Queensland
Qualification NameMaster of Engineering
Number of Pages174
Year2003
Abstract

Large-scale bread bakeries generally exist as ‘Islands of Control’ - a long line of processes interrelated, but not interconnected in terms of their control systems. To successfully implement a control system that encompasses the entire bakery, much information must be gathered and processed in such a form that process and control engineers can deduce control algorithms. This project involved the instrumentation of an entire bakery with a view to providing production reports that merge the processes. New methods of tracking products through the entire process were investigated and tested. Methods were also proposed and tested to log temperature/humidities of various bakery processes and align with products passing through to produce a loaf/time/temperature profile.

Keywordsmechatronic bakery, bread, oven
ANZSRC Field of Research 2020300604. Food packaging, preservation and processing
400799. Control engineering, mechatronics and robotics not elsewhere classified
400707. Manufacturing robotics
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