On fractional predictive PID controller design method

Edet, Emmanuel and Katebi, Reza (2017) On fractional predictive PID controller design method. IFAC-PapersOnLine, 50 (1). pp. 8555-8560. ISSN 1474-6670 (https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ifacol.2017.08.1416)

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A new method of designing fractional-order predictive PID controller with similar features to model based predictive controllers (MPC) is considered. A general state space model of plant is assumed to be available and the model is augmented for prediction of future output. Thereafter, a structured cost function is defined which retains the design objective of fractional-order predictive PI controller. The resultant controller retains inherent benefits of model-based predictive control but with better performance. Simulations results are presented to show improved benefits of the proposed design method over dynamic matrix control (DMC) algorithm. One major contribution is that the new controller structure, which is a fractional-order predictive PI controller, retains combined benefits of conventional predictive control algorithm and robust features of fractional-order PID controller.