An Introduction to Constrained Control

Goodwin, Graham C., Perez, Tristan, & De Doná, José A. (2003) An Introduction to Constrained Control. In Gong, Weibo & Shi, Leyuan (Eds.) Modeling, Control and Optimization of Complex Systems. Springer US, The United States of America, pp. 131-177.

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An ubiquitous problem in control system design is that the system must operate subject to various constraints. Although the topic of constrained control has a long history in practice, there have been recent significant advances in the supporting theory. In this chapter, we give an introduction to constrained control. In particular, we describe contemporary work which shows that the constrained optimal control problem for discrete-time systems has an interesting geometric structure and a simple local solution. We also discuss issues associated with the output feedback solution to this class of problems, and the implication of these results in the closely related problem of anti-windup. As an application, we address the problem of rudder roll stabilization for ships.

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ID Code: 70639
Item Type: Book Chapter
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Keywords: Systems Theory, Control , Calculus of Variations and Optimal Control; Optimization
DOI: 10.1007/978-1-4615-1139-7_7
ISBN: 9781461354116
ISSN: 1388-4328
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2003 Kluwer Academic Publishers
Deposited On: 30 Apr 2014 22:37
Last Modified: 21 Jun 2017 02:01

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