• Constructive Assessment Method for Simulator Training 

      Marcano, Laura; Komulainen, Tiina M. (Chapter; Peer reviewed; Chapter, 2016)
      Industrial operator assessment is a very controversial subject in the scientific community, as determining the most suitable, objective and effective means of giving feedback on an operator’s performance is a great challenge. ...
    • Economic benefits of training simulators 

      Komulainen, Tiina M.; Sannerud, Roy; Nordsteien, Bjarne; Nordhus, Håvard (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2012-12)
      Use of operator training simulators (OTS) is claimed to be one of the best ways to train new operators and to refresh the skills of experienced ones, providing numerous benefits to the companies. What is the value of an ...
    • Erfaringer med studentaktive læringsformer i teknologirikt undervisningsrom 

      Komulainen, Tiina M.; Lindstrøm, Christine; Sandtrø, Tengel Aas (Uniped;38(04), Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2015)
      This article describes the use of flipped classroom and student-active teaching methods in a technology-rich classroom, called ProLab, at Oslo and Akershus University College, for a course in Dynamic Systems during fall ...
    • Experiences and Trends in Control Education: A HiOA/USN Perspective 

      Komulainen, Tiina M.; Alcocer, Alex; Haugen, Finn (Chapter; Peer reviewed; Chapter, 2016)
      Global trends in higher education including e-learning, massive open online courses, and new teaching methods have positively affected control education. Control course content has evolved due to changes in industrial ...
    • Experiences and trends in control education: a HIOA/USN perspective 

      Komulainen, Tiina M.; Alcocer, Alex; Haugen, Finn (Chapter; Peer reviewed; Chapter, 2016)
      Global trends in higher education including e-learning, massive open online courses, and new teaching methods have positively affected control education. Control course content has evolved due to changes in industrial ...
    • Experiences on dynamic simulation software in chemical engineering education 

      Komulainen, Tiina M.; Enemark-Rasmussen, Rasmus; Sin, Gürkan; Fletcher, John P.; Cameron, David (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2012-12)
      Commercial process simulators are increasing interest in the chemical engineer education. In this paper, the use of commercial dynamic simulation software, D-SPICE® and K-Spice®, for three different chemical engineering ...
    • How extreme environments can impact the training of industrial operators 

      Manca, Davide; Nazir, Salman; Komulainen, Tiina M.; Øvergård, Kjell Ivar (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
      Extreme environments, either natural or artificial, can greatly affect the effectiveness and safety of operators. Scope of the paper is to provide a rather detailed list of extreme working environments and the effects ...
    • Integrating commercial process simulators into engineering courses 

      Komulainen, Tiina M. (Elsevier IFAC Publications / IFAC Proceedings series;10(1), Chapter; Peer reviewed, 2013)
      Abstract: The aim of this article is to encourage university lecturers to utilize commercial process simulation software in engineering courses. This article provides examples on four different simulation modules which ...
    • Large-scale training simulators for industry and academia 

      Komulainen, Tiina M.; Løvmo, Torgeir (Linköping Electronic Conference Proceedings;108, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2014)
      How should industrial large-scale simulators be used in academia? Which aspects of industrial training can benefit engineering education? This article demonstrates the use of industrial large-scale simulators for educational ...
    • Learning transfer through industrial simulator training: Petroleum industry case 

      Komulainen, Tiina M.; Sannerud, Arne Ronny (Cogent Education;Volume 5 - 2018, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018-12-03)
      Efficient teamwork skills, high level of complex process knowledge and a vast set of operational abilities are essential for safe and economical operation in process industries. During the past decade, human factors have ...
    • A methodology for building a data-enclosing tunnel for automated online-feedback in simulator training 

      Marcano, Laura; Manca, Davide; Yazidi, Anis; Komulainen, Tiina M. (Computers and Chemical Engineering;Volume 132, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020-10-21)
      Extensive research confirms that feedback is the key to an effective training. However, in many domains, human trainers, who can provide feedback to trainees, are considered not only a costly but also a scarce resource. ...
    • A methodology for building a data-enclosing tunnel for automated online-feedback in simulator training 

      Marcano, Laura; Manca, Davide; Yazidi, Anis; Komulainen, Tiina M. (Computers and Chemical Engineering;Volume 132, 4 January 2020, 106621, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019-10-21)
      Extensive research confirms that feedback is the key to an effective training. However, in many domains, human trainers, who can provide feedback to trainees, are considered not only a costly but also a scarce resource. ...
    • Model predictive control of district heating system 

      Lie-Jensen, Frode; Aannø, Andreas; Aleksandrova, Elena; Westli, Anders; Nielsen, Morten; Komulainen, Tiina M. (Linköping Electronic Conference Proceedings;153:007, Journal article; Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018-11-19)
      District heating system (DHS) is a widely used and increasingly popular energy source in cities. The uncertainty in the heat load (HL) due to customer demand fluctuations makes unit commitment (UC) and heat production unit ...
    • Oil and Gas digital twins after twenty years. How can they be made sustainable, maintainable and useful? 

      Cameron, David B.; Waaler, Arild; Komulainen, Tiina M. (Linköping Electronic Conference Proceedings;Proceedings of The 59th Conference on Simulation and Modelling (SIMS 59), Journal article; Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018-11-19)
      The digital twin offers a potentially powerful way of using simulation to support business and change the way industrial operations are done. The idea of the digital twin is not new but recent changes in information ...
    • Review of simulator training practices for industrial operators: How can individual simulator training be enabled? 

      Marcano, Laura; Haugen, Finn; Sannerud, Arne Ronny; Komulainen, Tiina M. (Safety Science;Volume 115, June 2019, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019-03-02)
      The aim of simulator training is to improve the safety and integrity of operations. Effective simulator training involves relevant feedback and sound assessment of the operator’s performance. Operators need proper feedback ...
    • Towards Effective Automatic Feedback for Simulator Training 

      Marcano, Laura; Yazidi, Anis; Ferati, Mexhid; Komulainen, Tiina M. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      The presence of an expert instructor during simulator training is of great importance for the trainees, if not indispensable. The instructor’s role is to give feedback and guide the trainees to help them make the right ...
    • Using the concept of data enclosing tunnel as an online feedback tool for simulator training 

      Marcano, Laura; Yazidi, Anis; Manca, Davide; Komulainen, Tiina M. (Linköping Electronic Conference Proceedings;Proceedings of The 59th Conference on Simulation and Modelling (SIMS 59), Journal article; Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018-11-19)
      Feedback is one of the key factors that makes industrial simulator training an effective learning tool. Usually, the trainees receive feedback from the instructor, who guides them through the simulation tasks. However, ...
    • Virtual Reality Simulators in the Process Industry. A Review of Existing Systems and the Way Towards ETS 

      Cibulka, Jaroslav; Komulainen, Tiina M.; Mirtaheri, Peyman; Nazir, Salman; Manca, Davide (Peer reviewed; Chapter, 2016)
      Simulator training with Virtual Reality Simulators deeply engages the operators and improves the learning outcome. The available commercial 3D and Virtual Reality Simulator products range from generic models for laptops ...