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Numerical and experimental studies of excitation force approximation for wave energy conversion (2018)
Journal Article
Guo, B., Patton, R. J., Jin, S., & Lan, J. (2018). Numerical and experimental studies of excitation force approximation for wave energy conversion. Renewable energy, 125, 877-889. doi:10.1016/j.renene.2018.03.007

Past or/and future information of the excitation force is useful for real-time power maximisation control of Wave Energy Converter (WEC) systems. Current WEC modelling approaches assume that the wave excitation force is accessible and known. However,... Read More

Integrated fault-tolerant control for a 3-DOF helicopter with actuator faults and saturation (2017)
Journal Article
Lan, J., Patton, R. J., & Zhu, X. (2017). Integrated fault-tolerant control for a 3-DOF helicopter with actuator faults and saturation. IET Control Theory and Applications, 11(14), 2232-2241. doi:10.1049/iet-cta.2016.1602

© The Institution of Engineering and Technology 2017. This study proposes a fault estimation (FE)-based fault-tolerant control (FTC) strategy to maintain system reliability and achieve desirable control performance for a 3-DOF helicopter system with... Read More

Integrated design of fault-tolerant control for nonlinear systems based on fault estimation and T-S fuzzy modelling (2016)
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Lan, J., & Patton, R. J. (2017). Integrated design of fault-tolerant control for nonlinear systems based on fault estimation and T-S fuzzy modelling. IEEE Transactions on Fuzzy Systems, 25(5), (1141-1154). doi:10.1109/tfuzz.2016.2598849. ISSN 1063-6706

This paper proposes an integrated design of faulttolerant control (FTC) for nonlinear systems using Takagi-Sugeno (T-S) fuzzy models in the presence of modelling uncertainty along with actuator/sensor faults and external disturbance. An augmented sta... Read More

Integrated fault estimation and fault-tolerant control for uncertain Lipschitz nonlinear systems (2016)
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Lan, J., & Patton, R. J. (2017). Integrated fault estimation and fault-tolerant control for uncertain Lipschitz nonlinear systems. International journal of robust and nonlinear control, 27(5), 761-780. doi:10.1002/rnc.3597

This paper proposes an integrated fault estimation and fault-tolerant control (FTC) design for Lipschitz non-linear systems subject to uncertainty, disturbance, and actuator/sensor faults. A non-linear unknown input observer without rank requirement... Read More

A new strategy for integration of fault estimation within fault-tolerant control (2016)
Journal Article
Lan, J., & Patton, R. J. (2016). A new strategy for integration of fault estimation within fault-tolerant control. Automatica : the journal of IFAC, the International Federation of Automatic Control, 69, (48-59). doi:10.1016/j.automatica.2016.02.014. ISSN 0005-1098

© 2016 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved. The problem of active fault tolerant control (FTC) of dynamical systems involves the process of fault detection and isolation/fault estimation (FDI/FE) used to either make a decision as to when and how to cha... Read More