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Modelling and PIP control design for open top chambers

Lees, M. J. and Taylor, C. James and Young, Peter C. and Chotai, Arunkumar (1998) Modelling and PIP control design for open top chambers. Control Engineering Practice, 6 (10). pp. 1209-1216. ISSN 0967-0661

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Abstract

The paper first describes the identification of a control model for carbon dioxide concentration in an open-top chamber (OTC) used in plant physiology atmospheric change experiments. This model is then employed in the design of a gain-scheduled controller utilising the Proportional-Integral-Plus (PIP) control design methodology developed by Young et al. (1987). The system has been evaluated in a number of field trials, yielding good control, well within the required design specifications.

Item Type: Article
Journal or Publication Title: Control Engineering Practice
Uncontrolled Keywords: Model-based control ; predictive control ; optimal control ; scheduling algorithms ; pulse-width modulation ; time delay ; feedforward control ; Monte Carlo simulation
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GE Environmental Sciences
Departments: Faculty of Science and Technology > Lancaster Environment Centre
Faculty of Science and Technology > Engineering
ID Code: 21843
Deposited By: ep_ss_importer
Deposited On: 10 Feb 2009 11:29
Refereed?: Yes
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 24 Jan 2014 05:16
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URI: http://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/21843

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