Choosing the best direction. Photo from leo.notenboom.org

Using an MPC to control a system: Applying the controller to the system

Derivating the cost function

Simulating the real world system

System evolution. Continuous vs. discrete with 5 and 2 updates. Figure by author.

The MPC loop

Extended control loop for an MPC. Image by author.
MPC control scheme. Image by author.

Simulating the MPC

Control loop prioritizing the minimization of the temperature error. Image by author.
Control loop prioritizing pressure variation. Image by author.

Closing thoughts

Credits

Chemical Engineer enthusiast in learning programming with python, data science and machine/deep learning skills

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