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Author De Jager, B. ♦ Van De Wal, M. ♦ Kamidi, R.
Source IEEE Xplore Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
File Format PDF
Copyright Year ©1998
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Technology ♦ Engineering & allied operations ♦ Other branches of engineering
Subject Keyword Large-scale systems ♦ Actuators ♦ Testing ♦ Control systems ♦ System performance ♦ Sensor systems ♦ Polynomials ♦ Size measurement ♦ Time measurement ♦ Robustness
Abstract Control system performance depends on the actuators and sensors used in the closed loop. Selection of these devices based on an exhaustive candidate-by-candidate test is a combinatorial problem. The selection considered is based on a per candidate test, but using an efficient feasibility test combined with a search strategy that, under certain conditions, is polynomial in some measures of the problem size, large-scale problems can be tackled in acceptable time. An application with 28 input/output devices to choose from, making /spl ap/266/spl middot/10/sup 6/ unique combinations possible, shows the approach to be feasible. Only 270 or 658 candidate combinations were tested for feasibility, to completely determine all combinations of sensors and actuators that were guaranteed to reach a specified level of robust performance. This is almost 10/sup 6/ times less than an exhaustive search would require.
Description Author affiliation: Dept. of Mech. Eng., Eindhoven Univ. of Technol., Netherlands (De Jager, B.)
ISBN 0780343948
ISSN 01912216
Educational Role Student ♦ Teacher
Age Range above 22 year
Educational Use Research ♦ Reading
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 1998-12-18
Publisher Place USA
Rights Holder Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
Size (in Bytes) 635.60 kB
Page Count 6
Starting Page 4314
Ending Page 4319


Source: IEEE Xplore Digital Library