A survey of linear parameter-varying control applications validated by experiments or high-fidelity simulations

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This paper provides a survey of results in linear parameter-varying (LPV) control that have been validated by experiments and/or high-fidelity simulations. The LPV controller synthesis techniques employed in the references of this survey are briefly reviewed and compared. The methods are classified into polytopic, linear fractional transformation, and gridding-based techniques and it is reviewed how in each of these approaches, synthesis can be carried out as a convex optimization problem via a finite number of linear matrix inequalities (LMIs) for both parameter-independent and parameter-dependent Lyapunov functions. The literature is categorized with regard to the application, the complexity induced by the controlled system's dynamic and scheduling orders, as well as the synthesis method. Exemplary cases dealing with specific control design problems are presented in more detail to point control engineers to possible approaches that have been successfully applied. Furthermore, key publications in LPV control are related to application achievements on a timeline.

Original languageEnglish
Article number6847202
JournalIEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology
Issue number2
Pages (from-to)416-433
Number of pages18
Publication statusPublished - 01.03.2015

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