Article | Proceedings of the 9th International MODELICA Conference; September 3-5; 2012; Munich; Germany | Using Functional Mock-up Units for Nonlinear Model Predictive Control

Title:
Using Functional Mock-up Units for Nonlinear Model Predictive Control
Author:
Manuel Gräber: Technische Universität Braunschweig, Braunschweig, Germany Christian Kirches: Interdisciplinary Center for Scientific Computing (IWR), Heidelberg University, Germany Dirk Scharff: TLK-Thermo GmbH, Braunschweig, Germany Wilhelm Tegethoff: Technische Universität Braunschweig, Braunschweig/TLK-Thermo GmbH, Braunschweig, Germany
DOI:
10.3384/ecp12076781
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Year:
2012
Conference:
Proceedings of the 9th International MODELICA Conference; September 3-5; 2012; Munich; Germany
Issue:
076
Article no.:
080
Pages:
781-790
No. of pages:
10
Publication type:
Abstract and Fulltext
Published:
2012-11-19
ISBN:
978-91-7519-826-2
Series:
Linköping Electronic Conference Proceedings
ISSN (print):
1650-3686
ISSN (online):
1650-3740
Publisher:
Linköping University Electronic Press; Linköpings universitet


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Based on the standardized model exchange format Functional Mock-up Interface (FMI) an software framework is presented for prototyping of nonlinear model predictive control (NMPC) loops. Arising optimal control problems are solved by an efficient implementation of the direct multiple shooting method; which is especially suitable for nonlinear and stiff system models. Using co-simulation optimizer; plant and estimator can be coupled to a closed NMPC loop. Several stages of a control design process are supported: from virtual simulation experiments to real plants with prototype NMPC controllers. Energy efficient control of vapor compression cycles is presented as example application of the proposed methods.

Keywords: FMI; Direct Multiple Shooting; Vapor Compression Cycle; Optimal Control

Proceedings of the 9th International MODELICA Conference; September 3-5; 2012; Munich; Germany

Author:
Manuel Gräber, Christian Kirches, Dirk Scharff, Wilhelm Tegethoff
Title:
Using Functional Mock-up Units for Nonlinear Model Predictive Control
DOI:
http://dx.doi.org/10.3384/ecp12076781
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Proceedings of the 9th International MODELICA Conference; September 3-5; 2012; Munich; Germany

Author:
Manuel Gräber, Christian Kirches, Dirk Scharff, Wilhelm Tegethoff
Title:
Using Functional Mock-up Units for Nonlinear Model Predictive Control
DOI:
http://dx.doi.org/10.3384/ecp12076781
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