SISO Control of TITO Systems: A Comparative Study

  • Yusuf A. Sha’aban
  • Abdullahi Muhammad
  • Kabir Ahmad
  • Muazu M. Jibrin
Conference paper


This paper presents a brief study of concepts used in control of two-input and two-output systems. A novel decentralised model predictive control (DMPC) for two-input and two-output (TITO) processes is presented. To reduce the computational load, shifted input sequence is used to cater for loop interactions. The proposed scheme is applied to a coupled system to demonstrate its performance. Model predictive control (MPC) and decentralised proportional, integral and derivative (PID/PI) controllers were also applied for comparison purposes. The proposed controller has a performance similar to MPC but outperforms the decentralised PID/PI controllers.


Decentralised control Decoupling FOPDT MPC PID Predictive control SISO TITO 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yusuf A. Sha’aban
    • 1
  • Abdullahi Muhammad
    • 1
  • Kabir Ahmad
    • 1
  • Muazu M. Jibrin
    • 1
  1. 1.Ahmadu Bello UniversityZariaNigeria

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