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Optimal Passive Fault Tolerant Control of a High Redundancy Actuator

Steffen, T., Michail, Konstantinos, Dixon, R., Zolotas, Argyrios and Goodall, Roger M. (2009) Optimal Passive Fault Tolerant Control of a High Redundancy Actuator. In: 7th IFAC Symposium on Fault Detection, Supervision and Safety of Technical Processes, 30th June - 3rd July 2009, Barcelona, Spain.

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Abstract

The High Redundancy Actuator (HRA) project deals with the construction of an actuator using many redundant actuation elements. If one element fails, this changes the behaviour slightly, but the system still remains operation. A key challenge in this project is to design a passive fault tolerant controller that maintains the required performance in the presence of faults. This paper shows how to achieve this with structurally simple controllers, by optimising the parameters using a genetic algorithm.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: T Technology > TF Railroad engineering and operation
Schools: School of Computing and Engineering
School of Computing and Engineering > Institute of Railway Research
Depositing User: Cherry Edmunds
Date Deposited: 11 Jul 2013 12:01
Last Modified: 02 Dec 2016 05:21
URI: http://eprints.hud.ac.uk/id/eprint/17939

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