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Application of the Direct Decomposition Method

  • M. Drouin
  • H. Abou-Kandil
  • M. Mariton
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Abstract

In the preceding chapter, a new two-level approach to control complex processes was presented. It was shown that it leads to a control law of the mixed type, i.e. an open-loop term is added to a feedback term such that the simultaneous action of both terms ensures the optimality of the solution. This control structure is quite attractive for on-line applications where the first level acts as a regulator while the higher level or coordinator takes over the “harmonization” of the different actions. The present chapter is more directly concerned with practical considerations when applying this method on-line.

Keywords

Biochemical Oxygen Demand Coordination Vector Linear Quadratic Regulator Reach Problem Feedback Term 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Drouin
    • 1
  • H. Abou-Kandil
    • 1
  • M. Mariton
    • 2
  1. 1.University of Paris VI and Laboratory of Signals and SystemsGif-sur-YvetteFrance
  2. 2.MATRA SEP Imagerie et Informatique and Laboratory of Signals and SystemsGif-sur-YvetteFrance

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