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    • A comparison of modelling approaches for closed-loop decision making over discrete domains in manufacturing systems 

      Diaz Castañeda, Jenny Lorena; Olaru, Sorin; Ocampo-Martínez, Carlos (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2020)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      The manufacturing industry is transforming towards smart, flexible, and energy-efficient systems. In this regard, control strategies based on optimisation have been proposed to improve the energy efficiency of manufacturing ...
    • A control-oriented hybrid modelling approach for sewer networks: Barcelona case study 

      Joseph Duran, Bernat; Ocampo-Martínez, Carlos; Cembrano Gennari, Gabriela (2013)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      A simplified sewer nework modelling approach based on the hybrid linear systems framework is discussed. It involives both continuous and discrete variables to include a novel approximation of the overflow and flow over ...
    • A differential game approach to urban drainage systems control 

      Ramírez Jaime, Andrés Felipe; Quijano Silva, Nicanor; Ocampo-Martínez, Carlos (2016)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      Urban drainage systems (UDSs) are complex large-scale systems that carry stormwater and wastewater throughout urban areas. During heavy rain scenarios, UDSs are not able to handle the amount of extra water that enters the ...
    • A distributed command governor strategy for the operational control of drinking water networks 

      Tedesco, Francesco; Ocampo-Martínez, Carlos; Casavola, Alessandro; Puig Cayuela, Vicenç (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2014)
      Conference report
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      This paper proposes the application of a distributed command governor (DCG) strategy for the operational control of drinking water networks (DWN). This approach is very suitable to this kind of management problems given ...
    • A distributed predictive control approach for periodic flow-based networks: application to drinking water systems 

      Grosso Pérez, Juan Manuel; Ocampo-Martínez, Carlos; Puig Cayuela, Vicenç (2017-09-01)
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      This paper proposes a distributed model predictive control approach designed to work in a cooperative manner for controlling flow-based networks showing periodic behaviours. Under this distributed approach, local controllers ...
    • A gain-scheduled LPV control for oxygen stoichiometry regulation in PEM fuel cell systems 

      Bianchi, Fernando Daniel; Kunusch, Cristian; Ocampo-Martínez, Carlos; Sánchez Peña, Ricardo Salvador (2014)
      Article
      Open Access
      The article addresses the LPV control of a Polymer Electrolyte Membrane Fuel Cell (PEMFC). In order to optimize efficiency, PEMFCs require reliable control systems ensuring stability and performance, as well as robustness ...
    • A game theoretical randomized method for large-scale systems partitioning 

      Muros Ponce, Francisco; Maestre Torreblanca, José María; Ocampo-Martínez, Carlos; Algaba Durán, Encarnación; Fernández Camacho, Eduardo (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2018)
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      In this paper, a game theory-based partitioning algorithm for large-scale systems (LSS) is proposed. More specifically, a game over nodes is introduced in a model predictive control framework. The Shapley value of this ...
    • A multi-objective predictive control strategy for enhancing primary frequency support with wind farms 

      Siniscalchi Minna, Sara; Prada Gil, Mikel de; Bianchi, Fernando Daniel; Ocampo-Martínez, Carlos; De Schutter, Bart (2018)
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      Nowadays, wind power plants (WPPs) should be able to dynamically change their power output to meet the power demanded by the transmission system operators. When the wind power generation exceeds the power demand, the WPP ...
    • A multiobjective-based switching topology for hierarchical model predictive control applied to a hydro-power valley 

      Nuñez Vicencio, Alfredo; Ocampo-Martínez, Carlos; De Schutter, Bart; Valencia, Felipe; López, José D.; Espinosa, Jairo (2013)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      In a Hierarchical Model Predictive Control (H-MPC) framework, this paper explores suitable time-variant structures for the hierarchies of different local MPC controllers. The idea is to adapt to different operational ...
    • A non-centralized predictive control strategy for wind farm active power control: A wake-based partitioning approach 

      Siniscalchi-Minna, Sara; Bianchi, Fernando Daniel; Ocampo-Martínez, Carlos; Domínguez García, José Luis; De Schutter, Bart (Elsevier, 2020)
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      Owing to wake effects, the power production of each turbine in a wind farm is highly coupled to the operating conditions of the other turbines. Wind farm control strategies must take into account these couplings and produce ...
    • A non-centralized predictive control strategy for wind farm active power control: A wake-based partitioning approach 

      Siniscalchi Minna, Sara; Bianchi, Fernando Daniel; Ocampo-Martínez, Carlos; Domínguez Garcia, José Luis; De Schutter, Bart (Elsevier, 2020-05-01)
      Article
      Open Access
      Owing to wake effects, the power production of each turbine in a wind farm is highly coupled to the operating conditions of the other turbines. Wind farm control strategies must take into account these couplings and produce ...
    • A resilient approach for distributed MPC-based economic dispatch in interconnected microgrids 

      Ananduta, Wayan Wicak; Maestre Torreblanca, José María; Ocampo-Martínez, Carlos; Ishii, Hideaki (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2019)
      Conference report
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      Economic dispatch of interconnected microgrids that is based on distributed model predictive control (DMPC) requires the cooperation of all agents (microgrids). This paper discusses the case in which some of the agents ...
    • A service reliability model predictive control with dynamic safety stocks and actuators health monitoring for drinking water networks 

      Grosso Pérez, Juan Manuel; Ocampo-Martínez, Carlos; Puig Cayuela, Vicenç (2012)
      Conference report
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      This paper presents a model predictive control strategy to assure reliability in drinking water networks given a customer service level and a forecasting demand. The underlying idea concerns a two-layer hierarchical control ...
    • A wind farm control strategy for power reserve maximization 

      Siniscalchi Minna, Sara; Bianchi, Fernando Daniel; Prada Gil, Mikel de; Ocampo-Martínez, Carlos (Elsevier, 2019-02-01)
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      Open Access
      Nowadays, in many countries wind energy is responsible for a significant part of the electricity generation. For this reason, Transmission System Operators (TSOs) are now demanding the wind power plants (WPPs) to contribute ...
    • A wind farm operational strategy for primary frequency support optimization 

      Siniscalchi Minna, Sara; Bianchi, Fernando Daniel; Ocampo-Martínez, Carlos; Prada Gil, Mikel de (2017)
      Conference lecture
      Open Access
      With the aim of distributing the total power required at the wind farm control level for each wind turbine, we proposed a multi-objective model predictive control scheme able to (i) ensure the tracking of the power demanded ...
    • Accelerated Multi-agent optimization method over stochastic networks 

      Ananduta, Wayan Wicak; Ocampo-Martínez, Carlos; Nedic, Angelia (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2020)
      Conference report
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      We propose a distributed method to solve a multi-agent optimization problem with strongly convex cost function and equality coupling constraints. The method is based on Nesterov’s accelerated gradient approach and works ...
    • Actuator fault-tolerant control based on set separation 

      Ocampo-Martínez, Carlos; Doná, José A. de; Serón, María (2008)
      External research report
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      In this report an actuator fault-tolerant control (FTC) strategy based on set separation is presented. The proposed scheme employs a bank of observers which match the different fault situations that can occur in the plant. ...
    • Actuator fault-tolerant control based on set separation 

      Ocampo-Martínez, Carlos; de Doná, José Adrian; Serón, María (2010-12)
      Article
      Open Access
      In this paper, an actuator fault-tolerant control (FTC) strategy based on set separation is presented. The proposed scheme employs a standard configuration consisting of a bank of observers which match the different fault ...
    • Actuator-fault detection and isolation based on interval observers and invariant sets 

      Xu, Feng; Puig Cayuela, Vicenç; Ocampo-Martínez, Carlos; Stoican, Florin; Olaru, Sorin (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2013)
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      This paper proposes an interval observer-based actuator fault detection and isolation (FDI) approach. An interval observer matching the healthy system mode is designed to monitor the system. When the system is in different ...
    • Actuator-fault detection and isolation based on set-theoretic approaches 

      Xu, Feng; Puig Cayuela, Vicenç; Ocampo-Martínez, Carlos; Stoican, Florin; Olaru, Sorin (2014-06-01)
      Article
      Open Access
      In this paper, an actuator-fault detection and isolation (FDI) approach is proposed. The FDI approach is based on a bank of interval observers, each of which is designed to match a healthy or faulty system mode. To ensure ...