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8825184 Multivariable optimization of operation of vapor compression systems  
A method for operating a vapor compression system modifies each control signal of a set of control signals with a corresponding modification signal of a set of modification signals, wherein each...
8775138 Methods for handling withdrawal of streams from a linear programming model developed from a thermodynamically-based reference tool  
The invention relates to linear programming methods and systems. The linear programming model has at least one input streams, at least one intermediate stream, and at least one output stream. The...
8751021 Methods and systems for adaptive control  
A system includes a power supply model component and a disturbance estimating component. The power supply model component receives an estimated disturbance. The disturbance estimating component...
8700184 Methods and systems for adaptive control  
A switching power supply includes a circuit that provides an output voltage, a switching component that switches the circuit between a first output voltage state and a second output voltage state,...
8694132 Extremum seeking control with actuator saturation control  
An extremum seeking control method optimizes a control process for a plant such as an air handling unit. The method improves the performance of an extremum seeking control strategy by limiting,...
8694131 System and method for controlling operations of vapor compression system  
A system and a method for controlling an operation of a vapor compression system are disclosed, such that a performance of the system measured in accordance with a metric of the performance is...
8666517 Extremum seeking control with reset control  
An extremum seeking control method optimizes a control process for a plant such as an air handling unit. The method compensates for abrupt changes in the operation of the plant by resetting the...
8552286 Method of adaptive solar tracking using variable step size  
A method for controlling a photovoltaic (PV) panel in a PV system including a computing device that provides motor control signals and implements an iterative adaptive control (IAC) algorithm for...
8554421 Dynamics control  
A vehicle having a dynamics control system, the vehicle comprising: a first set comprising multiple adjustable sub-systems that affect the performance of the vehicle's powertrain; a second set...
8478433 Fault detection systems and methods for self-optimizing heating, ventilation, and air conditioning controls  
A fault detection system for detecting a fault in a process system includes a first circuit configured to modify an input of the process system with a modifying signal. The fault detection system...
8412357 Process control systems and methods having learning features  
A system for operating a process includes a processing circuit that uses a self-optimizing control strategy to learn a steady-state relationship between an input and an output. The processing...
8338695 Iterative adaptive solar tracking having variable step size  
A system controller for position controlling a photovoltaic (PV) panel in a PV system including a power sensor sensing output power (P), and a motor for positioning the PV panel. The system...
8291121 System and method for interfacing with a controller  
A control system includes an Internet web interface to a network of at least one programmable logic control system running an application program for controlling output devices in response to...
8285400 Digital controller for controlling output voltage under large variations in load and supply voltage  
There is provided a digital controller which can reduce a variation in output voltage as compared to the conventional digital controller at the time of abrupt changes in load and in input of a...
8244384 System identification in automated process control  
The systems and methods described herein allow for automatic identification experiments in a closed loop, where the old control strategy, already tuned and tested, is utilized. The strategy is...
8200345 Extremum seeking control with actuator saturation control  
An extremum seeking control method optimizes a control process for a plant such as an air handling unit. The method improves the performance of an extremum seeking control strategy by limiting,...
8200344 Extremum seeking control with reset control  
An extremum seeking control method optimizes a control process for a plant such as an air handling unit. The method compensates for abrupt changes in the operation of the plant by resetting the...
8146850 Inferential pulverized fuel flow sensing and manipulation within a coal mill  
The subject mater herein relates to coal mills and, more particularly, inferential pulverized fuel flow sensing and manipulation within a coal mill. Various embodiments provide systems, methods,...
8032237 Correction signal capable of diminishing a future change to an output signal  
This document describes a correction signal usable to correct an effect of a disturbance signal on a controlled system or apparatus. In one case this document describes ways in which to diminish a...
8027742 Fault detection systems and methods for self-optimizing heating, ventilation, and air conditioning controls  
A fault detection system for detecting a fault in a process system includes a first circuit configured to modify an input of the process system with a modifying signal. The fault detection system...
8000817 Frequency control in closed loop control systems  
Process controllers, methods, and systems provide for frequency control to account for the effects of periodic disturbances in the feedback signal of closed loop control systems. The frequency...
7986118 Open-loop torque control on joint position-controlled robots  
A joint of a robot is controlled by a torque command. The joint has a position controller with a position feedback loop. The torque command is received for the joint, and a velocity feedforward...
7957842 Apparatus and method for controlling an air supply for drying painted vehicles and other objects  
A method includes determining how to adjust one or more manipulated variables using at least one model. The one or more manipulated variables are associated with a supply of conditioned air for...
7953502 Position control method, position control device, and medium storage device having disturbance suppression function  
In a position control device having a disturbance suppression function, loop gain is calibrated without stopping disturbance suppression control. The position control device has, for disturbance...
7840287 Robust process model identification in model based control techniques  
A robust method of creating process models for use in controller generation, such as in MPC controller generation, adds noise to the process data collected and used in the model generation...
7797063 Method for model gain matrix modification  
A method is presented for adjusting the steady-state gains of a multivariable predictive control, planning or optimization model with uncertainty. The user selects a desired matrix relative gain...
7756593 Anomaly anti-pattern  
A method is presented for representing anomalies to a process. These anomalies are represented in an anti-pattern, which depicts non-productive emergent information that describes activities that...
7742904 Method and system for gas turbine engine simulation using adaptive Kalman filter  
A method for simulating a gas turbine including the steps of: sensing values of a plurality of first operating parameters of an actual gas turbine; applying the sensed values of the first...
7693589 Anomaly anti-pattern  
A method is presented for representing anomalies to a process. These anomalies are represented in an anti-pattern, which depicts non-productive emergent information that describes activities that...
7676350 Optimum design method and apparatus, and program for the same  
In an optimum design method comprising a first solution determining step of solving an optimization problem of a first evaluation function for a state variable vector with a design variable vector...
7599751 Adaptive multivariable MPC controller with LP constraints  
A method is disclosed for developing and using a high-speed adaptive multivariable controller by removing the dynamics of the PID controllers from a Model Predictive Controller that was developed...
7526346 Nonlinear thermal control of a PEM fuel cell stack  
A temperature control scheme for a fuel cell stack thermal sub-system in a fuel cell system that uses a non-linear thermal model and disturbance rejection to provide an optimum stack temperature....
7499763 Perturbation test method for measuring output responses to controlled process inputs  
The present invention is a method for determining the optimum operating practice for an industrial process. The methodology includes a combination of process control steps and data analysis...
7496413 Apparatus and method for coordinating controllers to control a paper machine or other machine  
A method includes receiving measurement data from at least one sensor at a first controller. The measurement data is associated with a process. The method also includes receiving a first output...
7464721 Process equipment validation  
A Safety Instrumented System for use with a process control system receives pressure of process fluid in the process piping. A valve positioner positions a valve which controls flow of process...
7447554 Adaptive multivariable MPC controller  
A method is disclosed for developing and using a high-speed adaptive multivariable controller by removing the dynamics of the PID controllers from a Model Predictive Controller that was developed...
7395125 Method and controller for the adaptive control of at least one component of a technical plant  
The invention relates to a method in which at least one component of a technical plant is controlled by means of a PI controller. The actual value of the regulating parameter is continuously...
7254187 Narrow band chaotic bi-phase shift keying  
A system and method for signal transmission and reception by narrow band chaotic bi-phase shift keying includes a forward error correction encoder for receiving input data, a data packetizer in...
7194317 Fast plant test for model-based control  
A method and apparatus for designing perturbation signals to excite a number of input variables of a system, in order to test that system for the purpose of obtaining models for the synthesis of a...
7181330 Control apparatus  
A control apparatus is provided for ensuring a high-level control resolution and a high control accuracy even when a plant exhibits strong and varying non-linear characteristics with a varying...
7142617 Narrow band chaotic frequency shift keying  
A system and method for signal transmission and reception by narrow band chaotic frequency shift keying includes a forward error correction encoder for receiving input data, a data packetizer in...
7139620 Prediction method and apparatus of a processing result  
In a method and apparatus for predicting process results of objects being processed in a processing chamber of a processing apparatus, operation data and process result data obtained at the time...
7099720 Method for identifying a control path of a controlled system  
A method for identifying a control path of a controlled system, and more particularly to a method for identifying a control path in the presence of deterministic perturbations is described. At...
7085679 User interface adapted for performing a remote inspection of a facility  
A method and apparatus are disclosed for performing an evaluation of the quality of performance of a service involving a person at a remote facility. The method comprises providing a user...
7062334 Positioning control method, positioning control device, and electronic component mounting apparatus using same  
There are provided a positioning control method and a positioning control device, which enables high speed positioning with low power consumption without repeating two or more acceleration and...
7039471 Method and device for calculating the steady-state time point of a controller  
A device for calculating the steady state behavior of a controller includes an amount generating unit for generating the amount of deviation of the regulator, a first threshold value calculation...
7031890 Method and apparatus for estimating state parameter in nonlinear discrete time system  
A method and apparatus for estimating a state parameter in a nonlinear discrete time system are provided. The method for estimating a state parameter has the steps of (a) predicting a state...
7024253 Auto-tuning controller using loop-shaping  
A method and apparatus for automatically adjusting the gains of a feedback controller while the process continues to run and the controller continues to operate and control the process is...
6961636 Method and apparatus for dynamically monitoring controller tuning parameters  
A method includes processing a plurality of workpieces in accordance with an operating recipe. Metrology data associated with the processing is collected. A control model including at least one...
6871162 Non-iterative method for a fully-coupled thermomechanical analysis of a tire and estimating effects of compound changes on tire temperature distribution using the deformation index  
A simple method of handling thermomechanical coupling for temperature computation in a rolling tire. First, the sensitivity of the tire elastic response to changes in material stiffness is...

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