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Deep learning provides new ideas for chemical process fault diagnosis, reducing potential risks and ensuring safe process operation in recent years. To address the problem that existing methods have difficulty extracting the dynamic fault features of a chemical process, a fusion model (CS-IMLSTM) based on a convolutional neural network (CNN), squeeze-and-excitation (SE) attention mechanism, and improved long short-term memory network (IMLSTM) is developed for chemical process fault diagnosis in this paper. First, an extended sliding window is utilized to transform data into augmented dynamic data to enhance the dynamic features. Second, the SE is utilized to optimize the key fault features of augmented dynamic data extracted by CNN. Then, IMLSTM is used to balance fault information and further mine the dynamic features of time series data. Finally, the feasibility of the proposed method is verified in the Tennessee-Eastman process (TEP). The average accuracies of this method in two subdata sets of TEP are 98.29% and 97.74%, respectively. Compared with the traditional CNN-LSTM model, the proposed method improves the average accuracies by 5.18% and 2.10%, respectively. Experimental results confirm that the method developed in this paper is suitable for chemical process fault diagnosis.

Chen Honghua, Cen Jian, Yang Zhuohong, Si Weiwei, Cheng Hongchao