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A System Architecture for Autonomous Demand Side Load Management in Smart Buildings

- G. T. Costanzo, Guchuan Zhu, M. Anjos, G. Savard
- Computer Science, Engineering
- IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid
- 11 December 2012

This paper presents a system architecture for load management in smart buildings which enables autonomous demand side load management in the smart grid. Being of a layered structure composed of three… Expand

Flatness-Based Control of Electrostatically Actuated MEMS With Application to Adaptive Optics: A Simulation Study

- Guchuan Zhu, J. Levine, L. Praly, Y. Peter
- Materials Science
- Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems
- 30 October 2006

Typical adaptive optics (AO) applications require continual measurement and correction of aberrated light and form closed-loop control systems. One of the key components in microelectromechanical… Expand

Speed tracking control of a permanent-magnet synchronous motor with state and load torque observer

- Guchuan Zhu, L. Dessaint, O. Akhrif, A. Kaddouri
- Computer Science, Mathematics
- IEEE Trans. Ind. Electron.
- 1 April 2000

This paper is concerned with the speed tracking control problem for a permanent-magnet synchronous motor (PMSM) in the presence of an unknown load torque disturbance. After a brief review of the… Expand

A nonlinear state observer for the sensorless control of a permanent-magnet AC machine

- Guchuan Zhu, A. Kaddouri, L. Dessaint, O. Akhrif
- Computer Science, Engineering
- IEEE Trans. Ind. Electron.
- 1 December 2001

This paper presents a sensorless speed regulation scheme for a permanent-magnet synchronous motor (PMSM) based solely on the motor line currents measurements. The proposed scheme combines an exact… Expand

Input-to-state stability with respect to boundary disturbances for a class of semi-linear parabolic equations

- Jun Zheng, Guchuan Zhu
- Computer Science, Mathematics
- Autom.
- 6 September 2017

This paper studies the input-to-state stability (ISS) properties based on the method of Lyapunov functionals for a class of semi-linear parabolic partial differential equations (PDEs) with respect to… Expand

Improving the Performance of an Electrostatically Actuated MEMS by Nonlinear Control: Some Advances and Comparisons

- Guchuan Zhu, J. Levine, L. Praly
- Computer Science
- Proceedings of the 44th IEEE Conference on…
- 12 December 2005

Though certain control schemes, such as charge control and capacitive feedback, can extend the stable travelling range of electrostatically actuated micro-devices to the full gap, the transient… Expand

Robust control of an electrostatically actuated MEMS in the presence of parasitics and parametric uncertainties

- Guchuan Zhu, J. Penet, L. Saydy
- Computer Science
- American Control Conference
- 14 June 2006

Due to the compact layout, manufacturing tolerance, modeling errors, and environmental changes, micro-electromechanical systems (MEMS) are subjected to parasitics and parameter variations. In order… Expand

A De Giorgi Iteration-Based Approach for the Establishment of ISS Properties for Burgers’ Equation With Boundary and In-domain Disturbances

- J. Zheng, Guchuan Zhu
- Mathematics, Computer Science
- IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control
- 16 November 2018

This note addresses input-to-state stability (ISS) properties with respect to (w.r.t.) boundary and in-domain disturbances for Burgers’ equation. The developed approach is a combination of the method… Expand

A Robustness Approach for Handling Modeling Errors in Parallel-Plate Electrostatic MEMS Control

- Guchuan Zhu, L. Saydy, M. Hosseini, J.-F. Chianetta, Y. Peter
- Materials Science
- Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems
- 28 October 2008

This paper addresses the control of electrostatic parallel-plate microactuators in the presence of such modeling errors as unmodeled fringing field effect and deformations. In general, accurate… Expand

ISS with Respect to In-domain and Boundary Disturbances for a Generalized Burgers' Equation

- Jun Zheng, Guchuan Zhu
- Computer Science
- IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC)
- 1 December 2018

In this paper, we establish the input-to-state stability (ISS) and integral input-to-state stability (iISS) in $L^{q}$-norm for some $q\geq 2$ with respect to in-domain and boundary disturbances for… Expand