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Title: Distributed LQG control of a water delivery canal with feedforward from measured consumptions
Authors: Lemos, João
Pinto, Luís
Rato, Luís
Rijo, Manuel
Editors: IEEE
Keywords: Irrigation canal
distributed control
flow measurement
linear quadratic Gaussian control
LQG control algorithm
Issue Date: Jul-2012
Abstract: This work addresses the design of distributed LQG controllers for water delivery canals that include feedforward from local farmer water consumptions. The proposed architecture consists of a network of local control agents, each connected to one of the canal pools and sharing information with their neighbors in order to act in a coordinated way. In order to improve performance, the measurement of the outflows from each pool is used as a feedforward signal. Although the feedforward action is local. It propagates due to the coordinates procedure. The paper presents the distributed LQG algorithm with feedforward and experimental results in a large scale pilot water delivery canal.
ISBN: 978-1-4673-2529-5
Type: article
Appears in Collections:MED - Artigos em Livros de Actas/Proceedings

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