A model-based event-triggered control scheme for nonlinear constrained continuous-time uncertain systems in networked configuration is presented in this paper. It is based on the combined use of Model Predictive Control (MPC) and Integral Sliding Mode (ISM) control, and it is oriented to reduce the packets transmission over the network both in the direct path and in the feedback path, in order to avoid network congestion. The key elements of the proposed control scheme are the ISM local control law, the MPC remote controller, a smart sensor and a smart actuator, both containing a copy of the nominal model of the plant. The role of the ISM control law is to compensate matched uncertainties, without amplifying the unmatched ones. The MPC controller with tightened constraints generates the control component oriented to comply with state and control requirements, and is asynchronous since the underlying constrained optimization problem is solved only when a triggering event occurs. In the paper, the robustness properties of the controlled system are theoretically analyzed, proving the regional input-tostate practical stability of the overall control scheme.

Asynchronous networked MPC with ISM for uncertain nonlinear systems

INCREMONA, GIAN PAOLO;
2017-01-01

Abstract

A model-based event-triggered control scheme for nonlinear constrained continuous-time uncertain systems in networked configuration is presented in this paper. It is based on the combined use of Model Predictive Control (MPC) and Integral Sliding Mode (ISM) control, and it is oriented to reduce the packets transmission over the network both in the direct path and in the feedback path, in order to avoid network congestion. The key elements of the proposed control scheme are the ISM local control law, the MPC remote controller, a smart sensor and a smart actuator, both containing a copy of the nominal model of the plant. The role of the ISM control law is to compensate matched uncertainties, without amplifying the unmatched ones. The MPC controller with tightened constraints generates the control component oriented to comply with state and control requirements, and is asynchronous since the underlying constrained optimization problem is solved only when a triggering event occurs. In the paper, the robustness properties of the controlled system are theoretically analyzed, proving the regional input-tostate practical stability of the overall control scheme.
Uncertain systems, model predictive control, sliding mode control, networked control systems, event-triggered control, nonlinear systems
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