Effective and Robust Generalized Predictive Speed Control of Induction Motor
Alkorta Egiguren, Patxi
Barambones Caramazana, Oscar
Zubizarreta Pico, Asier
Cortajarena Echeverria, José Antonio
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Mathematical Problems in Engineering 2013 : (2013) // Article ID 913458
This paper presents and validates a new proposal for effective speed vector control of induction motors based on linear Generalized Predictive Control (GPC) law. The presented GPC-PI cascade configuration simplifies the design with regard to GPC-GPC cascade configuration, maintaining the advantages of the predictive control algorithm. The robust stability of the closed loop system is demonstrated by the poles placement method for several typical cases of uncertainties in induction motors. The controller has been tested using several simulations and experiments and has been compared with Proportional Integral Derivative (PID) and Sliding Mode (SM) control schemes, obtaining outstanding results in speed tracking even in the presence of parameter uncertainties, unknown load disturbance, and measurement noise in the loop signals, suggesting its use in industrial applications.