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Decomposition of a Fixed-Profile Load Scheduling Method for Large-Scale Irrigation Channels

Yuping Li, Julien Alende, Michael Cantoni, Bart De Schutter

2010 IEEE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON CONTROL APPLICATIONS | IEEE | Published : 2010

Abstract

The problem of fixed-profile load scheduling is considered for large-scale irrigation channels. Based on the analysis of the special structure of a channel under decentralised control, a predictive model is built on a pool-by-pool basis and a decomposition strategy of the scheduling problem is provided. The decomposition avoids excessive memory requirements in building the predictive model of the controlled plant and solving the formulated optimisation problem. © 2010 IEEE.