Yoon, Tae-Woong ; Yang, Dae Ryook ; Lee, Kwang Soon ; Kwon, Young-Min
Adaptive predictive control of a distillation column
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adaptive control ; multivariable predictive controller ; distillation column
Distillation processes reveal complicated multivariable nonlinear dynamics for which it is difficult to design a high-performance control system. This paper proposes an adaptive control scheme for a distillation column. The proposed adaptive system consists of a multi variable receding-horizon predictive controller using a transfer function model and a recursive least-squares (RLS) based estimator. Simulations show a consistent closed-loop performance despite the uncertain nonlinear characteristics of the distillation column.
Zielona Góra: Uniwersytet Zielonogórski
AMCS, volume 9, number 1 (1999) ; click here to follow the link