By Topic

A design approach for digital controllers using reconfigurable network-based measurements

Sign In

Cookies must be enabled to login.After enabling cookies , please use refresh or reload or ctrl+f5 on the browser for the login options.

Formats Non-Member Member
$33 $13
Learn how you can qualify for the best price for this item!
Become an IEEE Member or Subscribe to
IEEE Xplore for exclusive pricing!
close button

puzzle piece

IEEE membership options for an individual and IEEE Xplore subscriptions for an organization offer the most affordable access to essential journal articles, conference papers, standards, eBooks, and eLearning courses.

Learn more about:

IEEE membership

IEEE Xplore subscriptions

4 Author(s)
A. Monti ; E.ON Energy Research Center, RWTH Aachen, Germany ; F. Ponci ; A. Smith ; R. Liu

In this paper the authors propose and analyze a network-based control architecture for power electronics building block (PEBB) devices. The objective of this approach to PEBB control is to create a distributed control system capable of guaranteeing maximum flexibility in the control of a power distribution system. In this control system, controller and controlled device are connected through the network, which affects the measurement and control signals with delays and other effects. This application is therefore subject to the known challenges of networked controllers. The main goal of this work is to outline a design methodology for controllers operating with measurements coming from a network. An approach is proposed here to assess the robustness of the control system in presence of delay and to design the controller for robustness to network delay. This approach is based on uncertainty analysis, assuming that such delay is the main element of uncertainty in the system. The theoretical foundations of this approach are discussed, together with the simulation and implementation of a physical laboratory prototype.

Published in:

Instrumentation and Measurement Technology Conference, 2009. I2MTC '09. IEEE

Date of Conference:

5-7 May 2009