A Framework for Monitoring Control Updating Period in Real-Time NMPC Schemes

  • Mazen Alamir
Part of the Lecture Notes in Control and Information Sciences book series (LNCIS, volume 384)


In this contribution, a general scheme for on-line monitoring of the control updating period in real-time Nonlinear Model Predictive Control (NMPC) schemes is proposed. Such a scheme can be of a great interest when applying NMPC to systems with fast dynamics. The updating scheme is based on the on-line identification of generic models for both solver efficiency and disturbance effects on the optimal cost behavior. A simple example is used to illustrate the efficiency of the proposed methodology.


Nonlinear Model Predictive Control Real-Time Implementation Fast Systems Updating Period Monitoring 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mazen Alamir
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  1. 1.CNRS-GIPSALAB, Control Systems Department.University of GrenobleSaint Martin d’HèresFrance

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