On the structure of the control subsystem for stochastic distributed parameter systems

  • S. E. Aidarous
Contributed Papers
Part of the Lecture Notes in Control and Information Sciences book series (LNCIS, volume 1)


The results on the optimal allocation of controllers for discrete-time systems have been extended to the continuous-time case. The synthesis of the feedback controllers has been carried out, while minimizing a quadratic error phis control energy measure of performance. Using the direct method, the orriginal problem has been reduced to that of solving a set of easily computable algebraic equations in the expanion coefficients of the control. The optimal locations of the controllers have been determined using a MGA. The gradients can be calculated analytically or numerically. To illustrate this point, the gradients have been analytically computed for the case of the allocation of one controller in a diffusion process.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. E. Aidarous
    • 1
  1. 1.Laboratoire d'AutomatiqueUniversite Catholique de LouvainLouvain-la-NeuveBelgium

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