“Robust Explicit Moving Horizon Control and Estimation: A Batch Polymerization Case Study”

Authors: Dan Sui, Le Feng and Morten Hovd,
Affiliation: NTNU, Department of Engineering Cybernetics
Reference: 2009, Vol 30, No 1, pp. 17-25.

Keywords: batch polymerization reactor, explicit moving horizon control, explicit moving horizon estimation, offset-free tracking

Abstract: This paper focuses on the design and evaluation of a robust explicit moving horizon controller and a robust explicit moving horizon estimator for a batch polymerization process. It is of particular interest since there are currently no reported case studies or implementations of the explicit parametric controller/estimator for batch and polymerization processes. In this paper we aim at achieving tight offset-free tracking of a desired reactor temperature profile, making accurate states estimation despite of the possible perturbations, and demonstrating the practical applicability to a case with industrially relevant complexity.

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  title={{Robust Explicit Moving Horizon Control and Estimation: A Batch Polymerization Case Study}},
  author={Sui, Dan and Feng, Le and Hovd, Morten},
  journal={Modeling, Identification and Control},
  publisher={Norwegian Society of Automatic Control}