Run-Time Exchange of Mechatronic Controllers Using Partial Hardware Reconfiguration

  • Klaus Danne
  • Christophe Bobda
  • Heiko Kalte
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2778)


We present an efficient technique to implement multi-controller systems using partial reconfigurable hardware (FPGA). The control algorithm is implemented as a dedicated circuit. Partial runtime reconfiguration is used to increase the resource efficiency by keeping just the currently active controller modules on the FPGA while inactive controller modules are stored in an external memory.


Controller Module Operating Regime Linear Controller FPGA Resource Controller Architecture 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Klaus Danne
    • 1
  • Christophe Bobda
    • 1
  • Heiko Kalte
    • 1
  1. 1.Heinz Nixdorf InstituteUniversity of PaderbornPaderbornGermany

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