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Title: Designing a robust controller for a high redundancy actuator using genetic algorithms
Authors: Steffen, Thomas
Michail, Konstantinos
Dixon, Roger
Goodall, Roger M.
Zolotas, Argyrios C.
Keywords: High redundancy actuator
Fault-tolerant control
Passive fault tolerance
Fault accommodation
Robust control
Genetic algorithm
Controller optimisation
Issue Date: 2009
Publisher: IFAC (International Federation of Automatic Control)
Citation: STEFFEN, T. ... et al, 2009. Designing a robust controller for a high redundancy actuator using genetic algorithms. 7th IFAC Symposium on Fault Detection, Supervision and Safety of Technical Processes. SafeProcess 2009, Barcelona, Spain, 30 June-3 July 2009.
Abstract: The High Redundancy Actuator (HRA) project deals with the construction of an actuator using many redundant actuation elements. If one element fails, this changes the behaviour slightly, but the system still remains operation. A key challenge in this project is to design a passive fault tolerant controller that maintains the required performance in the presence of faults. This paper shows how to achieve this with structurally simple controllers, by optimising the parameters using a genetic algorithm.
Version: Accepted for publication
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/12795
Publisher Link: http://www.ifac-control.org/
Appears in Collections:Conference Papers and Contributions (Mechanical, Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering)
Conference Papers (Control Systems Group)

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