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    • A contribution to the contractibility problem for overlapping controllers 

      Rossell Garriga, Josep Maria; Palacios Quiñonero, Francisco; Luo, Ningsu (2010)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      In this work, a contribution to the contractibility of decentralized control laws, in the context of the Inclusion Principle, is offered. By means of this principle, an overlapping system can be expanded to another bigger ...
    • A design procedure for overlapped guaranteed cost controllers 

      Palacios Quiñonero, Francisco; Rodellar Benedé, José; Rossell Garriga, Josep Maria (Elsevier, 2008)
      Conference lecture
      Open Access
      In this paper a quadratic guaranteed cost control problem for a class of linear continuous-time state-delay systems with norm-bounded uncertainties is considered. We will suppose that the systems are composed by two ...
    • A mathematical framework for structural control integration 

      Rossell Garriga, Josep Maria; Rodellar Benedé, José; Palacios Quiñonero, Francisco; Rubió Massegú, Josep (Trans Tech Publications, 2012)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      In this paper, some control strategies to design decentralized controllers are developed and discussed. These strategies are based on the Inclusion Principle, a very useful mathematical framework to obtain decentralized ...
    • A novel iterative linear matrix inequality design procedure for passive inter-substructure vibration control 

      Rubió Massegú, Josep; Palacios Quiñonero, Francisco; Rossell Garriga, Josep Maria; Karimi, Hamid Reza (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute, 2020-08-24)
      Article
      Open Access
      In vibration control of compound structures, inter-substructure damper (ISSD) systems exploit the out-of-phase response of different substructures to dissipate the kinetic vibrational energy by means of inter-substructure ...
    • Active-passive control strategy for adjacent buildings 

      Palacios Quiñonero, Francisco; Rossell Garriga, Josep Maria; Rodellar Benedé, José; Karimi, Hamid Reza (2011)
      Conference lecture
      Open Access
      In this paper, a control strategy to mitigate the vibrational response of adjacent buildings under seismic excitation is presented. The proposed strategy combines interbuilding passive actuators with active actuators ...
    • Active-passive decentralized H-infinity control for adjacent buildings under seismic excitation 

      Palacios Quiñonero, Francisco; Rossell Garriga, Josep Maria; Rodellar Benedé, José; Karimi, Hamid Reza (2011)
      Conference lecture
      Open Access
      In this paper, a control strategy to reduce the vibrational response of adjacent buildings under seismic excitation is presented. The proposed strategy combines passive linking elements with an active decentralized ...
    • Advanced computational design of shared tuned mass-inerter dampers for vibration control of adjacent multi-story structures 

      Palacios Quiñonero, Francisco; Rubió Massegú, Josep; Rossell Garriga, Josep Maria; Karimi, Hamid Reza (2017)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      Inerters are a novel type of mechanical actuation devices that are able to produce large inertial forces with a relatively small mass. Due to this property, inerters can provide an effective solution to the main drawbacks ...
    • Advanced design of integrated vibration control systems for adjacent buildings under seismic excitations 

      Palacios Quiñonero, Francisco; Rubió Massegú, Josep; Rossell Garriga, Josep Maria; Karimi, Hamid Reza (2016)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      In vibration control of adjacent buildings under seismic excitations, a twofold objective has to be considered: (i) to mitigate the vibrational response of the individual structures and (ii) to provide a suitable protection ...
    • Advanced vibration control of large structures with distributed multi-actuator system and partial state information 

      Palacios Quiñonero, Francisco; Rubió Massegú, Josep; Rossell Garriga, Josep Maria; Rodellar Benedé, José (International Centre for Numerical Methods in Engineering (CIMNE), 2017)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      In this paper, the design and performance of partial-state controllers with incomplete multi-actuation systems for the seismic protection of tall buildings is investigated. The proposed approach considers a partially ...
    • Aerogeneradors marins: una energia neta, renovable i sostenible 

      Rossell Garriga, Josep Maria; Palacios Quiñonero, Francisco; Rubió Massegú, Josep (Escola Politècnica Superior d’Enginyeria de Manresa, 2010-12-02)
      Conference lecture
      Open Access
    • An effective computational design strategy for H-infinity vibration control of large structures with information constraints 

      Palacios Quiñonero, Francisco; Rubió Massegú, Josep; Rossell Garriga, Josep Maria; Reza Karimi, Hamid (2018-09-15)
      Article
      Open Access
      In this paper, we present an effective computational strategy to design high-performance decentralized controllers with partial local-state information for vibration control of large building structures. Specifically, the ...
    • An iterative linear matrix inequality controller-design strategy for H-infinity structural vibration control 

      Palacios Quiñonero, Francisco; Rubió Massegú, Josep; Rossell Garriga, Josep Maria; Reza Karimi, Hamid (CRC Press/Balkema, 2019)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      In this paper, we present a novel Iterative Linear Inequality (ILMI) strategy for controller design that makes it possible to compute suboptimal H-infinity static output-feedback (SOF) controllers with high-performance ...
    • Aplicación de la XMaxima a la docencia de las matemáticas 

      Palacios Quiñonero, Francisco (UPC, 2004-07-31)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      XMaxima es un programa de cálculo simbólico bajo licencia GNUGPL. La versión actual (Maxima 5.9.0, publicada en febrero de 2003), posee distribuciones para Linux, Unix y MS-Windows, presenta un entorno de trabajo amigable ...
    • Computational effectiveness of LMI design strategies for vibration control of large structures 

      Palacios Quiñonero, Francisco; Rubió Massegú, Josep; Rossell Garriga, Josep Maria; Karimi, Hamid Reza (2016)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      Distributed control systems for vibration control of large structures involve a large number of actuation devices and sensors that work coordinately to produce the desired control actions. Design strategies based on linear ...
    • Contribución al problema de interpolación de Birkhoff 

      Palacios Quiñonero, Francisco (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2004-12-20)
      Doctoral thesis
      Open Access
      El objetivo de esta tesis es desarrollar la interpolación de Birkhoff mediante polinomios lacunarios.<br/><br/>En la interpolación algebraica de Birkhoff se determina un polinomio de grado menor que n, para ello se emplean ...
    • Control strategies for large-scale structural systems: high-raise buildings and multi-building systems 

      Palacios Quiñonero, Francisco; Rodellar Benedé, José; Rossell Garriga, Josep Maria; Rubió Massegú, Josep (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. Departament de Matemàtica Aplicada III (MA3), 2011)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      This work presents an overview of some recent developments made by the authors in the field of vibrational control of largescale structural systems subject to seismic excitations. The structural systems under consideration ...
    • Decentralized control with information structure constraints 

      Palacios Quiñonero, Francisco; Rossell Garriga, Josep Maria (Centro Internacional de Métodos Numéricos en Ingeniería (CIMNE), 2009-05-31)
      Conference lecture
      Open Access
      In this paper, some problems related to the design of decentralized controllers are considered. Due to information structure constraints on the systems, we are interested in determine when a gain-matrix corresponding to a ...
    • Decentralized H-infinity control of systems with information structure constraints 

      Rossell Garriga, Josep Maria; Palacios Quiñonero, Francisco; Luo, Ningsu; Mañosa Fernández, Víctor (2011)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      The paper deals with a class of continuous-time statedelayed uncertain systems considering H-infinity control. The main objective is to design static output feedback controllers satisfying three requirements simultaneously: ...
    • Design of distributed multi-actuator systems with incomplete state information for vibration control of large structures 

      Palacios Quiñonero, Francisco; Rubió Massegú, Josep; Rossell Garriga, Josep Maria; Rodellar Benedé, José (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute, 2018-02)
      Article
      Open Access
      In this paper, we investigate the design and performance of static feedback controllers with partial-state information for the seismic protection of tall buildings equipped with incomplete multi-actuation systems. The ...
    • Design of guaranteed cost overlapping controllers for a class of uncertain state-delay systems 

      Rossell Garriga, Josep Maria; Palacios Quiñonero, Francisco (American Automatic Control Council, 2009-06-10)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      The paper deals with a class of linear continuoustime state-delay systems with norm-bounded uncertainties which are composed by overlapped subsystems. The main goal is to design overlapping guaranteed cost controllers for ...