Control of Nonlinear and Hybrid Process Systems [electronic resource] : Designs for Uncertainty, Constraints and Time-Delays / by Panagiotis Christofides, Nael El-Farra.Material type: TextLanguage: English Series: Lect. Notes Control: 324Publisher: Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2005Description: XI, 444 p. Also available online. online resourceContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9783540315674Subject(s): Engineering | Systems theory | Vibration | Engineering | Control Engineering | Vibration, Dynamical Systems, Control | Systems Theory, ControlAdditional physical formats: Printed edition:: No titleOnline resources: Click here to access online
Introduction -- Background on Analysis and Control of Nonlinear Systems -- Control of Nonlinear Systems with Uncertainty -- Control of Nonlinear Systems with Uncertainty and Constraints -- Hybrid Predictive Control of Constrained Linear Systems -- Hybrid Predictive Control of Nonlinear and Uncertain Systems -- Control of Hybrid Nonlinear Systems -- Fault-Tolerant Control of Process Systems -- Control of Nonlinear Systems with Time Delays.
This monograph provides insight and fundamental understanding into the feedback control of nonlinear and hybrid process systems. It presents state-of-the-art methods for the synthesis of nonlinear feedback controllers for nonlinear and hybrid systems with uncertainty, constraints and time-delays with numerous applications, especially to chemical processes. It covers both state feedback and output feedback (including state estimator design) controller designs. Control of Nonlinear and Hybrid Process Systems includes numerous comments and remarks providing insight and fundamental understanding into the feedback control of nonlinear and hybrid systems, as well as applications that demonstrate the implementation and effectiveness of the presented control methods. The book includes many detailed examples which can be easily modified by a control engineer to be tailored to a specific application. This book is useful for researchers in control systems theory, graduate students pursuing their degree in control systems and control engineers.