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Robust stable economic MPC with applications in engine control

T Broomhead, C Manzie, R Shekhar, M Brear, P Hield

53rd IEEE Conference on Decision and Control | IEEE | Published : 2014

Abstract

© 2014 IEEE. Economic Model Predictive Controllers have shown to improve a plant's economic performance using state dependant economic stage costs. Recent extensions have provided continual feasibility guarantees, despite changes in economic parameters, however, perfect plant models have been assumed. This assumption is invalid in practise due to modelling errors or un-modelled disturbances and can therefore lead to infeasibility of the optimisation problem. This paper proposes a robust economic model predictive controller, which takes advantage of constraint tightening techniques to guarantee feasibility despite modelling errors. Input-to-state stability is proven using a Lyapunov function...

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