Optimal Design of Distributed Control and Embedded Systems, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 3319027298
  • ISBN-13: 9783319027296
  • DDC: 004.16
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 288 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released June 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014

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Optimal Design of Distributed Control and Embedded Systems focuses on the design of special control and scheduling algorithms based on system structural properties as well as on analysis of the influence of induced time-delay on systems performances. It treats the optimal design of distributed and embedded control systems (DCESs) with respect to communication and calculation-resource constraints, quantization aspects, and potential time-delays induced by the associated communication and calculation model.Particular emphasis is put on optimal control signal scheduling based on the system state. In order to render this complex optimization problem feasible in real time, a time decomposition is based on periodicity induced by the static scheduling is operated. The authors present a co-design approach which subsumes the synthesis of the optimal control laws and the generation of an optimal schedule of control signals on real-time networks as well as the execution of control tasks on a single processor. The authors also operate a control structure modification or a control switching based on a thorough analysis of the influence of the induced time-delay system influence on stability and system performance in order to optimize DCES performance in case of calculation and communication resource limitations. Although the richness and variety of classes of DCES preclude a completely comprehensive treatment or a single "best" method of approaching them all, this co-design approach has the best chance of rendering this problem feasible and finding the optimal or some sub-optimal solution. The text is rounded out with references to such applications as car suspension and unmanned vehicles.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Abstract Model of a Distributed Control and Embedded Systems.
2: Introduction to Distributed Control and Embedded Systems (DCES).
3: Resource Allocation in Distributed Control and Embedded Systems.
4: Modeling and Analysis of Resource-Constrained Systems.
5: Optimal Co-design of Distributed Control and Embedded Systems.
6: Optimal Integrated Control and Scheduling of Resource-Constrained Systems.
7: Optimal Integrated Control and Off-line Scheduling of Resource-Constrained Systems.
8: Optimal Integrated Control and On-line Scheduling of Resource-Constrained Systems.
9: Optimal Relation Between Quantization Precision and Sampling Rates.
10: Optimal State-Feedback Resource Allocation.
11: Insight on Stability and Optimization of Distributed Control and Embedded Systems.
12: Insight in Delay System Modeling of DCESs.
13: Stability of DCESs Under the Hyper-Sampling Mode.
14: Optimization of the Hyper-Sampling Sequence for DCESs.
15: A Switched Sampled-Data Control Strategy for DCESs.
16: A Switched Hold-Zero Compensation Strategy for DCESs Subject to Control Input Missings.
Four-Wheels Active Suspension System Model.