Proportional-integral-plus (PIP) control of time delay systems

Taylor, C. James and Chotai, Arun and Young, Peter C. (1998) Proportional-integral-plus (PIP) control of time delay systems. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part I: Journal of Systems and Control Engineering, 212 (1). pp. 37-48. ISSN 0959-6518

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Abstract

The paper shows that the digital proportional-integral-plus (PIP) controller formulated within the context of non-minimum state space (NMSS) control system design methodology is directly equivalent, under certain non-restrictive pole assignment conditions, to the equivalent digital Smith predictor (SP) control system for time delay systems. This allows SP controllers to be considered within the context of NMSS state variable feedback control, so that optimal design methods can be exploited to enhance the performance of the SP controller. Alternatively, since the PIP design strategy provides a more flexible approach, which subsumes the SP controller as one option, it provides a superior basis for general control system design. The paper also discusses the robustness and disturbance response characteristics of the two PIP control structures that emerge from the analysis and demonstrates the efficacy of the design methods through simulation examples and the design of a climate control system for a large horticultural glasshouse system.

Item Type: Journal Article
Journal or Publication Title: Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part I: Journal of Systems and Control Engineering
Uncontrolled Keywords: /dk/atira/pure/researchoutput/libraryofcongress/ge
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Departments: Faculty of Science and Technology > Lancaster Environment Centre
Faculty of Science and Technology > Engineering
ID Code: 21872
Deposited By: ep_ss_importer
Deposited On: 10 Feb 2009 16:47
Refereed?: Yes
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 22 Aug 2019 00:25
URI: https://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/21872

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