Nonlinear decoupling PID control using neural networks and multiple models. (English) Zbl 1171.93329

Summary: For a class of complex industrial processes with strong nonlinearity, serious coupling and uncertainty, a nonlinear decoupling proportional-integral-differential (PID) controller is proposed, which consists of a traditional PID controller, a decoupling compensator and a feedforward compensator for the unmodeled dynamics. The parameters of such controller is selected based on the generalized minimum variance control law. The unmodeled dynamics is estimated and compensated by neural networks, a switching mechanism is introduced to improve tracking performance, then a nonlinear decoupling PID control algorithm is proposed. All signals in such switching system are globally bounded and the tracking error is convergent. Simulations show effectiveness of the algorithm.


93B51 Design techniques (robust design, computer-aided design, etc.)
92B20 Neural networks for/in biological studies, artificial life and related topics
93B12 Variable structure systems
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