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Title:

Reconfigurable control design with integration of a reference governor and reliability indicators

Group publication title:

AMCS, Volume 22 (2012)

Creator:

Weber, Philippe ; Boussaid, Boumedyen ; Khelassi, Ahmed ; Theilliol, Didier ; Aubrun, Christophe

Subject and Keywords:

fault tolerant control systems ; control allocation ; reliability estimation ; performance degradation ; reference governor

Abstract:

A new approach to manage actuator redundancy in the presence of faults is proposed based on reliability indicators and a reference governor. The aim is to preserve the health of the actuators and the availability of the system both in the nominal behavior and in the presence of actuator faults. The use of reference governor control allocation is a solution to distribute the control efforts among a redundant set of actuators. In a degraded situation, a reconfigured control allocation strategy is proposed based on on-line re-estimation of the actuator reliabilit ; A benefit of incorporating reliability indicators into over-actuated control system design is the smart management of the redundant actuators and improvement of the system safety. Moreover, when the fault is severe, an adaptation approach using the reference governor is proposed. The reference governor unit is a reference-offset governor based on a discrete-time predictive control strategy. The idea is to modify the reference according to the system constraints, which become stricter after the occurrence of an actuator fault. The proposed approach is illustrated with a flight control application.

Publisher:

Zielona Góra: Uniwersytet Zielonogórski

Contributor:

Korbicz, Józef - red. ; Uciński, Dariusz - red.

Date:

2012

Resource Type:

artykuł

DOI:

10.2478/v10006-012-0010-0

Pages:

139-148

Source:

AMCS, Volume 22, Number 1 (2012)

Language:

eng

Rights:

Biblioteka Uniwersytetu Zielonogórskiego