Nonlinear control of a reduced-order tubular reactor system

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This article deals with the output regulation of distributed reacting systems with a single manipulated variable. Since the coil apparatus for heat removal can be conditionally adopted, the finite difference-based nonlinear model as a class of approximate control systems can be established. Through use of the non-distributed feedback linearization strategy and the successive Lyapunov function design, synthesis of the dynamic feedback controller can ensure asymptotic output regulation. From the practical viewpoint, an extended observer-based control scheme based on the similar Lyapunov-based linearization algorithm is developed. Simulations clearly demonstrate that the proposed control methodologies can achieve good tracking performance and are robust against the presence of measurement errors and model mismatch.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)529-539
Number of pages11
JournalJournal of the Chinese Institute of Chemical Engineers
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 2002 Sep 1

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Chemistry(all)
  • Chemical Engineering(all)


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