Explicit Approximate Model Predictive Control of Constrained Nonlinear Systems with Quantized Input

  • Alexandra Grancharova
  • Tor A. Johansen
Part of the Lecture Notes in Control and Information Sciences book series (LNCIS, volume 384)


In this paper, a Model Predictive Control problem for constrained nonlinear systems with quantized input is formulated and represented as a multi-parametric Nonlinear Integer Programming (mp-NIP) problem. Then, a computational method for explicit approximate solution of the resulting mp-NIP problem is suggested. The proposed approximate mp-NIP approach is applied to the design of an explicit approximate MPC controller for a clutch actuator with on/off valves.


MPC multi-parametric Nonlinear Integer Programming 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Alexandra Grancharova
    • 1
  • Tor A. Johansen
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute of Control and System ResearchBulgarian Academy of SciencesSofiaBulgaria
  2. 2.Department of Engineering CyberneticsNorwegian University of Science and TechnologyTrondheimNorway

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