A generalized design methodology for the output feedback regulation of a special type of systems with bounded inputs
Article first published online: 18 NOV 2011
Copyright © 2011 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.
International Journal of Robust and Nonlinear Control
Volume 23, Issue 3, pages 262–283, February 2013
How to Cite
Zavala-Río, A., Aguilera-González, A., Martínez-Sibaja, A., Astorga-Zaragoza, C. M. and Adam-Medina, M. (2013), A generalized design methodology for the output feedback regulation of a special type of systems with bounded inputs. Int. J. Robust Nonlinear Control, 23: 262–283. doi: 10.1002/rnc.1830
- Issue published online: 8 JAN 2013
- Article first published online: 18 NOV 2011
- Manuscript Accepted: 29 SEP 2011
- Manuscript Revised: 23 AUG 2011
- Manuscript Received: 17 SEP 2010
- output feedback;
- nonlinear control;
- bounded inputs;
In this work, a generalized design scheme for the output feedback regulation of a special type of systems with bounded inputs is proposed. It gives rise to a simple dynamic controller that guarantees the regulation objective avoiding input saturation, for any initial condition within a specific set that may comprehend the whole state space and that does not require any additional system data (apart from the output variable). Several processes, like double-pipe heat exchangers, bioreactors, and binary distillation columns, are shown to be part of the type of systems that may be regulated through the developed methodology. The efficiency of the proposed scheme is corroborated through experimental and simulation results. Copyright © 2011 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.