“An Adaptive Multivariable Control System for Hydroelectric Generating Units”

Authors: Gunne J. Hegglid,
Affiliation: NTNU, Department of Engineering Cybernetics and IGP AS, Trondheim
Reference: 1983, Vol 4, No 2, pp. 63-81.

Keywords: Adaptive control, multivariable systems, hydroelectric generating units, Kalman filtering

Abstract: This paper describes an adaptive multivariable control system for hydroelectric generating units. The system is based on a detailed mathematical model of the synchronous generator, the water turbine, the exiter system and turbine control servo. The models of the water penstock and the connected power system are static. These assumptions are not considered crucial. The system uses a Kalman filter for optimal estimation of the state variables and the parameters of the electric grid equivalent. The multivariable control law is computed from a Riccatti equation and is made adaptive to the generators running condition by means of a least square technique.

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  title={{An Adaptive Multivariable Control System for Hydroelectric Generating Units}},
  author={Hegglid, Gunne J.},
  journal={Modeling, Identification and Control},
  publisher={Norwegian Society of Automatic Control}