A Distributed-in-Time NMPC-Based Coordination Mechanism for Resource Sharing Problems

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Part of the Intelligent Systems, Control and Automation: Science and Engineering book series (ISCA, volume 69)

Abstract

In this chapter, a hierarchical model predictive control framework is presented for a network of subsystems that are submitted to general resource sharing constraints. The method is based on a primal decomposition of the centralized open-loop optimization problem over several subsystems. A coordinator is responsible of adjusting the parameters of the problems that are to be solved by each subsystem. A distributed-in-time feature is combined with a bundle method at the coordination layer that enables to enhance the performance and the real-time implementability of the proposed approach. The scheme performance is assessed using a real-life energy coordination problem in a building involving 20 zones that have to share a limited amount of total power.

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Acknowledgments

This work is part of HOMES collaborative program. This program is funded by OSEO.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Strategy & InnovationSchneider-Electric IndustriesGrenobleFrance
  2. 2.CNRS-University of GrenobleSaint Martin d’HèresFrance

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