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Active fault tolerant control for nonlinear systems with simultaneous actuator and sensor faults (2013)
Journal Article
Sami, M., & Patton, R. J. (2013). Active fault tolerant control for nonlinear systems with simultaneous actuator and sensor faults. International journal of control, automation and systems, 11(6), 1149-1161. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12555-013-0227-1

The goal of this paper is to describe a novel fault tolerant tracking control (FTTC) strategy based on robust fault estimation and compensation of simultaneous actuator and sensor faults. Within the framework of fault tolerant control (FTC) the chall... Read More about Active fault tolerant control for nonlinear systems with simultaneous actuator and sensor faults.

Fault estimation and active fault tolerant control for linear parameter varying descriptor systems (2014)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Shi, F., & Patton, R. J. Fault estimation and active fault tolerant control for linear parameter varying descriptor systems

Starting with the baseline controller design, this paper proposes an integrated approach of active fault tolerant control based on proportional derivative extended state observer (PDESO) for linear parameter varying descriptor systems. The PDESO can... Read More about Fault estimation and active fault tolerant control for linear parameter varying descriptor systems.

An active fault tolerant control approach to an offshore wind turbine model (2014)
Journal Article
Shi, F., & Patton, R. (2015). An active fault tolerant control approach to an offshore wind turbine model. Renewable energy, 75(March), 788-798. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.renene.2014.10.061

The paper proposes an observer based active fault tolerant control (AFTC) approach to a non-linear large rotor wind turbine benchmark model. A sensor fault hiding and actuator fault compensation strategy is adopted in the design. The adapted observer... Read More about An active fault tolerant control approach to an offshore wind turbine model.

Active sensor fault tolerant output feedback tracking control for wind turbine systems via T-S model (2014)
Journal Article
Shaker, M. S., & Patton, R. J. (2014). Active sensor fault tolerant output feedback tracking control for wind turbine systems via T-S model. Engineering applications of artificial intelligence, 34, 1-12. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.engappai.2014.04.005

This paper presents a new approach to active sensor fault tolerant tracking control (FTTC) for offshore wind turbine (OWT) described via Takagi–Sugeno (T–S) multiple models. The FTTC strategy is designed in such way that aims to maintain nominal wind... Read More about Active sensor fault tolerant output feedback tracking control for wind turbine systems via T-S model.

Application of model-based LPV actuator fault estimation for an industrial benchmark (2016)
Journal Article
Chen, L., Patton, R., & Goupil, P. (2016). Application of model-based LPV actuator fault estimation for an industrial benchmark. Control engineering practice, 56, 60-74. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.conengprac.2016.08.003

To bridge the gap between model-based fault diagnosis theory and the industry practice, a linear parameter varying H_/H∞ fault estimation approach is applied to a high fidelity nonlinear aircraft benchmark, to deal with the various actuator fault det... Read More about Application of model-based LPV actuator fault estimation for an industrial benchmark.

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. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.automatica.2016.02.014

© 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 about A new strategy for integration of fault estimation within fault-tolerant control.

Numerical investigation of the energy performance of a guideless irregular heat and mass exchanger with corrugated heat transfer surface for dew point cooling (2016)
Journal Article
Diallo, T. M. O., Fancey, K., Ma, X., Xu, P., Zhao, X., Chen, H., & Li, D. (2016). Numerical investigation of the energy performance of a guideless irregular heat and mass exchanger with corrugated heat transfer surface for dew point cooling. Energy, 109, 803-817. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.energy.2016.05.062

© 2016 The Author(s) The paper presents an investigation into the energy performance of a novel irregular heat and mass exchanger for dew point cooling which, compared to the existing flat-plate heat exchangers, removed the use of the channel support... Read More about Numerical investigation of the energy performance of a guideless irregular heat and mass exchanger with corrugated heat transfer surface for dew point cooling.

Robust fault estimation using an LPV reference model : ADDSAFE benchmark case study (2015)
Journal Article
Chen, L., Patton, R., & Goupil, P. (2016). Robust fault estimation using an LPV reference model : ADDSAFE benchmark case study. Control engineering practice, 49, 194-203. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.conengprac.2015.12.006

This paper investigates a mixed H−/H∞ linear parameter varying (LPV) fault estimator using an LPV reference estimator. LMIs are used to calculate the affine parameter-dependent gains of the LPV fault estimator. The design strategy is applied to a hig... Read More about Robust fault estimation using an LPV reference model : ADDSAFE benchmark case study.

Integrated design of fault-tolerant control for nonlinear systems based on fault estimation and T-S fuzzy modelling (2016)
Journal Article
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. https://doi.org/10.1109/tfuzz.2016.2598849

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 about Integrated design of fault-tolerant control for nonlinear systems based on fault estimation and T-S fuzzy modelling.

Integrated fault estimation and fault-tolerant control for uncertain Lipschitz nonlinear systems (2016)
Journal Article
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. https://doi.org/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 about Integrated fault estimation and fault-tolerant control for uncertain Lipschitz nonlinear systems.

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. https://doi.org/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 about Integrated fault-tolerant control for a 3-DOF helicopter with actuator faults and saturation.

Experimental investigation on performance of fabrics for indirect evaporative cooling applications (2016)
Journal Article
Xu, P., Ma, X., Zhao, X., & Fancey, K. S. (2016). Experimental investigation on performance of fabrics for indirect evaporative cooling applications. Building and Environment, 110, 104-114. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.buildenv.2016.10.003

© 2016 Indirect evaporative cooling, by using water evaporation to absorb heat to lower the air temperature without adding moisture, is an extremely low energy and environmentally friendly cooling principle. The properties of the wet channel surface... Read More about Experimental investigation on performance of fabrics for indirect evaporative cooling applications.

Experimental investigation of a super performance dew point air cooler (2017)
Journal Article
Xu, P., Ma, X., Zhao, X., & Fancey, K. (2017). Experimental investigation of a super performance dew point air cooler. Applied energy, 203, 761-777. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apenergy.2017.06.095

This paper presents an experimental investigation of a super performance dew point air cooler which, by employing a super performance wet material layer, innovative heat and mass exchanger and intermittent water supply scheme, has achieved a signific... Read More about Experimental investigation of a super performance dew point air cooler.

Nonlinear Modeling and Verification of a Heaving Point Absorber for Wave Energy Conversion (2017)
Journal Article
Guo, B., Patton, R., Jin, S., Gilbert, J., & Parsons, D. (2017). Nonlinear Modeling and Verification of a Heaving Point Absorber for Wave Energy Conversion. IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy, 9(1), 453-461. https://doi.org/10.1109/tste.2017.2741341

Although the heaving Point Absorber (PA) concept is well known in wave energy conversion research, few studies focus on appropriate modelling of non-linear fluid viscous and mechanical friction dynamics. Even though these concepts are known to have n... Read More about Nonlinear Modeling and Verification of a Heaving Point Absorber for Wave Energy Conversion.

Fault diagnosis of an industrial gas turbine prototype using a system identification approach (2007)
Journal Article
Simani, S., & Patton, R. J. (2008). Fault diagnosis of an industrial gas turbine prototype using a system identification approach. Control engineering practice, 16(7), 769-786. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.conengprac.2007.08.009

In this work, a model-based procedure exploiting analytical redundancy for the detection and isolation of faults on a gas turbine simulated process is presented. The main point of the paper consists of exploiting an identification scheme in connectio... Read More about Fault diagnosis of an industrial gas turbine prototype using a system identification approach.

Friction compensation as a fault-tolerant control problem (2010)
Journal Article
Patton, R. J., Putra, D., & Klinkhieo, S. (2010). Friction compensation as a fault-tolerant control problem. International Journal of Systems Science, 41(8), 987-1001. https://doi.org/10.1080/00207720903434797

The control of systems that involve friction presents interesting challenges. Recent research has focused on detailed modelling of friction phenomena in order to use robust on-line friction compensation procedures, attempting to cancel out the fricti... Read More about Friction compensation as a fault-tolerant control problem.

Robust FDI applied to thruster faults of a satellite system (2010)
Journal Article
Patton, R. J., Polle, B., Simani, S., & Uppal, F. J. (2010). Robust FDI applied to thruster faults of a satellite system. Control engineering practice, 18(9), 1093-1109. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.conengprac.2009.04.011

This paper presents a practical solution to the problem of robust fault detection and isolation (FDI) for faults affecting the thrusters of a satellite system Mars Express (MEX). A non-linear model of MEX is used and the system is considered in the p... Read More about Robust FDI applied to thruster faults of a satellite system.

An LPV pole-placement approach to friction compensation as an FTC problem (2012)
Journal Article
Chen, L., Patton, R., & Klinkhieo, S. (2012). An LPV pole-placement approach to friction compensation as an FTC problem. International Journal of Applied Mathematics and Computer Science, 22(1), 149-160. https://doi.org/10.2478/v10006-012-0011-z

The concept of combining robust fault estimation within a controller system to achieve active Fault Tolerant Control (FTC) has been the subject of considerable interest in the recent literature. The current study is motivated by the need to develop m... Read More about An LPV pole-placement approach to friction compensation as an FTC problem.

Towards “green” viscoelastically prestressed composites: Cellulose fibre reinforcement (2018)
Journal Article
Qin, Y., & Fancey, K. S. (2018). Towards “green” viscoelastically prestressed composites: Cellulose fibre reinforcement. Composites. Part B, Engineering, 154, 439-448. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compositesb.2018.08.096

With growing concerns over environmental issues, fibre reinforced composites based on renewable, biodegradable low-cost cellulosic/cellulose fibres increasingly attract interest. This paper reports on the first study to produce viscoelastically prest... Read More about Towards “green” viscoelastically prestressed composites: Cellulose fibre reinforcement.

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. https://doi.org/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 about Numerical and experimental studies of excitation force approximation for wave energy conversion.