Control of a nonlinear system utilizing analytical target cascading

  • Sulaiman F. Alyaqout Kuwait University
  • Anwar F. Alyaqout Kuwait University
Keywords: ATC, decomposition, hierarchical optimization, optimal control, optimization, control

Abstract

The present article introduces an approach that uses the analytical target cascading (ATC) method for managing nonlinear optimal control problems. Using this ATC approach, a decomposed nonlinear optimal control problem is obtained. This decomposed nonlinear control problem is then used to solve a synchronous machine optimal control problem. The numerical behavior of this decomposed synchronous machine optimal control problem is then examined and the solution time properties are also investigated. We demonstrated ATC as a valuable tool to solving nonlinear optimal control problems.

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Published
2020-05-23
Section
Mechanical Engineering (2)