TY - JOUR

T1 - Bounded bilinear control of coupled first-order hyperbolic PDE and infinite dimensional ODE in the framework of PDEs with memory

AU - Mechhoud, Sarra

AU - Laleg-Kirati, Taous-Meriem

N1 - KAUST Repository Item: Exported on 2020-10-01
Acknowledgements: Research reported in this publication has been supported by the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST).

PY - 2019/8/8

Y1 - 2019/8/8

N2 - In this work, we consider the problem of bounded bilinear tracking control of a system of coupled first-order hyperbolic partial differential equation (PDE) with an infinite dimensional ordinary differential equation (ODE). This coupled PDE-infinite ODE system can be viewed as a degenerate system of two coupled first-order hyperbolic PDEs, the velocity of the ODE part vanishing. First, we convert this PDE-infinite ODE system into a first-order hyperbolic PDE with memory and investigate the bounded bilinear control problem in this framework. We consider as manipulated variable the constrained wave propagation velocity, which makes the control problem bounded and bilinear, and we take the measurements at the boundaries. To account for the actuator's constraints, we develop conditions under which the bounded control law ensures stability and tracking performances. This leads to a specification of the state-space region that enforces the desired system's closed-loop behaviour. To overcome the lack of full-state measurements, we design an observer-based bounded output-feedback control law which guarantees the reference tracking and uniform asymptotic stability of the system in closed-loop. A strong motivation of our work is the control problem of the solar collector parabolic trough where the manipulated control variable (the pump volumetric flow rate) is bilinear with respect to the PDE-infinite ODE model, and the measurements are taken at the boundary (tube's outlet). Simulation results illustrate the efficiency of the proposed control strategy.

AB - In this work, we consider the problem of bounded bilinear tracking control of a system of coupled first-order hyperbolic partial differential equation (PDE) with an infinite dimensional ordinary differential equation (ODE). This coupled PDE-infinite ODE system can be viewed as a degenerate system of two coupled first-order hyperbolic PDEs, the velocity of the ODE part vanishing. First, we convert this PDE-infinite ODE system into a first-order hyperbolic PDE with memory and investigate the bounded bilinear control problem in this framework. We consider as manipulated variable the constrained wave propagation velocity, which makes the control problem bounded and bilinear, and we take the measurements at the boundaries. To account for the actuator's constraints, we develop conditions under which the bounded control law ensures stability and tracking performances. This leads to a specification of the state-space region that enforces the desired system's closed-loop behaviour. To overcome the lack of full-state measurements, we design an observer-based bounded output-feedback control law which guarantees the reference tracking and uniform asymptotic stability of the system in closed-loop. A strong motivation of our work is the control problem of the solar collector parabolic trough where the manipulated control variable (the pump volumetric flow rate) is bilinear with respect to the PDE-infinite ODE model, and the measurements are taken at the boundary (tube's outlet). Simulation results illustrate the efficiency of the proposed control strategy.

UR - http://hdl.handle.net/10754/656773

UR - https://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S0959152418302439

UR - http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?scp=85070229059&partnerID=8YFLogxK

U2 - 10.1016/j.jprocont.2019.06.006

DO - 10.1016/j.jprocont.2019.06.006

M3 - Article

SN - 0959-1524

VL - 81

SP - 223

EP - 231

JO - Journal of Process Control

JF - Journal of Process Control

ER -