State-Space Predictive Control of Two Liquid Tanks System
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This paper presents a process control method called the predictive control used to control a nonlinear process about a selected operating point. The system of the two funnel liquid tanks in series is chosen as an exemplar process. The predictive control is used in its state-space modification for CARIMA mathematical model. This paper describes the linearization process of the nonlinear system at the operating point and a process of a control signal calculation. The designed controller is verified on the process without and with a time-delay.
KeywordsState-space Predictive control Two liquid tank system Time-delay CARIMA model
This article was created with support of the Ministry of Education of the Czech Republic under grant IGA reg. n. IGA/FAI/2016/006
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