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IEEE Control Systems Magazine

Issue 6 • Date Dec. 1988

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  • Survey of model-based failure detection and isolation in complex plants

    Publication Year: 1988, Page(s):3 - 11
    Cited by:  Papers (300)  |  Patents (7)
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    Techniques to detect and isolate failures in complex technological systems, such as sensor biases, actuator malfunctions, leaks, and equipment deterioration are surveyed. The methods are based on analytical redundancy afforded by a mathematical model of the system. The main components of such techniques are residual generation using the model, signature generation by statistical testing, and signa... View full abstract»

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  • Putting physics in control-the example of robotics

    Publication Year: 1988, Page(s):12 - 18
    Cited by:  Papers (44)
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    It is argued that scalar summarizing properties, such as energy conservation or entropy production, often can be used effectively in the design of controllers for multi-input nonlinear physical systems. For instance, the conservation of total mechanical energy allows one to show simply the stability of simple proportional-derivative position controllers for robot manipulators, and it can also be s... View full abstract»

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