Artificial Intelligence Resources in Control and Automation Engineering

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An Application of a Dynamic Matrix Control Algorithm: Path Tracking Using Predictive Control

Pp. 193-197 (5)

J. Espelosín, A. Hamilton, L. Acosta, J. Toledo and E.J. González

Abstract

An automatic steering system for a self-guided vehicle must be able to track its course smoothly and accurately. In order to meet this requirement, a predictive controller has been implemented in the Verdino prototype. In this chapter the principles behind this kind of controller, as well as the details of the actual implementation, are presented.

Keywords:

Dynamic matrix control algorithm, path tracking, predictive control.

Affiliation:

Departamento de Ingeniería de Sistemas y Automática, Arquitectura y Tecnología de Computadores, Universidad de La Laguna, Spain