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Error-feedback temperature regulation for a reverse flow reactor driven by a distributed parameter exosystem

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submitted on 2023-12-04, 10:20 and posted on 2023-12-04, 11:30 authored by Ilyasse Aksikas

This work is devoted to solve the state and error-feedback control problems for a catalytic reverse flow reactor (CFRR), which is modeled by nonlinear partial differential equations (PDEs). These two regulation problems will be solved based on the linearized infinite-dimensional representation. The objective is to track a desired output reference under the presence of disturbances. Both the reference trajectory and the disturbance profiles are generated by a distributed parameter exosystem. First, a state feedback stabilizing regulator is designed which drives the process output to a reference trajectory. The second main aim is to develop a dynamical controller that uses the tracking error as an input. Furthermore, it has been demonstrated that the closed-loop plant is exponentially stable and the tracking error asymptotically goes to zero. The developed regulators are evaluated through numerical simulations for the case study of methane combustion.

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Published in: Journal of Process Control
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  • 2022

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  • Qatar University
  • College of Arts and Sciences - QU
  • Center for Sustainable Development - CAS