An automatic controller tuning algorithm.

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dc.contributor.author Christodoulou, Michael, A.
dc.date.accessioned 2017-05-11T09:54:04Z
dc.date.available 2017-05-11T09:54:04Z
dc.date.issued 1991
dc.identifier.citation Christodoulou, Michael, A. (1991) An automatic controller tuning algorithm, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, <http://hdl.handle.net/10539/22546>
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10539/22546
dc.description A project report submitted to the Faculty of Engineering, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, in partial fulfillment of the requirements for 'the degree of Master of Science in Engineering. Johannesburg 1991. en_ZA
dc.description.abstract The report describes the design of an algorithm which can be used for automatic controller tuning purposes. It uses an on-line parameter estimator and a pole assignrnent design method. The resulting control law is formulated to approximate a proportional-integral (PI) industrial controller. The development ofthe algorithm is based on the delta-operator, Some implementation aspects such as covariance resetting, dead zone, and signal conditioning are also discussed. Robust stability and performance are two issues that govern the design approach. Additionally transient and steady state system response criteria are utilized from the time and frequency domains. The design work is substantiated with the use of simulation and real plant tests. en_ZA
dc.format.extent Online resource (117 leaves)
dc.language.iso en en_ZA
dc.subject PID controllers en_ZA
dc.subject Adaptive control systems en_ZA
dc.subject Self-tuning controllers en_ZA
dc.subject Parameter estimation en_ZA
dc.subject Analysis of covariance en_ZA
dc.subject Algorithms en_ZA
dc.title An automatic controller tuning algorithm. en_ZA
dc.type Thesis en_ZA
dc.description.librarian AC2017 en_ZA


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