Robust Geometric Control of a Distillation Column

Mogens Kymmel, Henrik Weisberg Andersen

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Abstract

A frequency domain method, which makes it possible to adjust multivariable controllers with respect to both nominal performance and robustness, is presented. The basic idea in the approach is that the designer assigns objectives such as steady-state tracking, maximum resonance peaks, bandwidth, minimum stability margin, steady-state sensitivity and maximum sensitivity to modelling errors. For a given control structure the parameters are found which minimize an objective function consisting of the weighted sum of deviations between desired and obtained values of these objectives. This method is used to examine and improve geometric control of a binary distillation column.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationAmerican Control Conference
Place of PublicationMinneapolis, MN, USA
PublisherIEEE
Publication date1987
Pages319-325
Publication statusPublished - 1987
Event1987 American Control Conference - Minneapolis, MN, United States
Duration: 10 Jun 198712 Jun 1987

Conference

Conference1987 American Control Conference
CountryUnited States
CityMinneapolis, MN
Period10/06/198712/06/1987

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Kymmel, M., & Andersen, H. W. (1987). Robust Geometric Control of a Distillation Column. In American Control Conference (pp. 319-325). IEEE.