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Three new direct synthesis methods providing new simple rules of tuning the Pseudo-Derivative Feedback controller for integrating as well as stable or unstable first order processes with time delay are presented. The proposed control structure and tuning methods ensure smooth closed-loop response to set-point changes, fast regulatory control and sufficient(More)
This paper presents a new approach for tuning three-term control loops encountered in power station processes. The proposed approach is based on the Pseudo-Derivative Feedback (PDF) control configuration. Simple methods are presented for tuning the PDF controller for dead-time processes. The methods are based on appropriate manipulations of the exponential(More)
In this paper an H -control technique is presented and applied to the design of optimal multirate-output controllers. The technique is based on multirate-output controllers (MROCs) having a multirate sampling mechanism with different sampling period in each measured output of the system. It relies mainly on the reduction , under appropriate conditions, of(More)
After its original formulation in [1], the H ∞-optimization problem has drawn great attention (see e.g. [2]-[12] and the references cited therein). Several approaches have been reported in order to solve this important design problem for a variety of systems types. In particular, the H ∞-control problem for discrete-time and sampled-data singlerate and(More)
In this paper, a new-control technique is proposed, in order to attenuate changes in the prime mover torque which degrade the performance of synchronous electric machines. The proposed technique relies on multirate-output controllers. Its main feature consists in reducing the original problem, to an associate discrete-control problem for which a fictitious(More)
Land cover is a fundamental variable of the Earth's system intimately connected with many parts of the human and physical environment. Recent advances in remote sensor technology have led to the launch of spaceborne hyperspectral remote sensing sensors, such as Hyperion. The present study is exploring the potential of Hyperion hyperspectral imagery combined(More)
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