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  • A Mean Field Game Approach to Urban Drainage Systems Control: A Barcelona Case Study 

    Ramírez Jaime, Andrés Felipe (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2016-03)
    Master thesis
    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 ...
  • Controlling a Quadrotor with a Robotic Arm using Nonlinear Model Predictive Control 

    Chávez-Ferrer Marcos, Sebastián (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2015-01)
    Master thesis
    Open Access
    This thesis designs a method to control a quadrotor equipped with a robotic arm. The arm has been developed in Institut de Rob otica i Inform atica Industrial (CSIC-UPC), namely here IRI. During the project, an algorithm ...
  • Creación de estructura para el aprendizaje de patrones sonoros simples mediante Memoria Temporal Jerárquica 

    Rodríguez Martínez, Miguel Angel (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2016-01)
    Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
    Open Access
    Este proyecto de fin de carrera tiene como objetivo la creación de una infraestructura tanto física como de software que facilite y economice la investigación robótica sobre el aprendizaje cognitivo. Además, del desarrollo ...
  • Diagnosis and fault-tolerant control using set-based methods 

    Xu, Feng (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2014-11-27)
    Doctoral thesis
    Open Access
    The fault-tolerant capability is an important performance specification for most of technical systems. The examples showing its importance are some catastrophes in civil aviation. According to some official investigations, ...
  • Disseny i fabricació d'un globus led 

    Ibáñez Barrios, Xavier (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2016-10)
    Bachelor thesis
    Open Access
    En este proyecto se pretenden poner en práctica los conocimientos adquiridos durante el transcurso de la carrera. Para ello, se ha diseñado y construido un dispositivo de iluminación, cuyas funcionalidades se controlan ...
  • Energy efficiency assessment in industrial manufacturing devices 

    Ubach Pallàs, Sergi Xavier (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2017-09-13)
    Master thesis
    Open Access
  • Hierarchical task control through quadratic programming 

    Martí Saumell, Josep (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2018-09-17)
    Master thesis
    Restricted access - confidentiality agreement
  • Hybrid modelling and receding horizon control of combined sewer networks 

    Joseph Duran, Bernat (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2014-11-04)
    Doctoral thesis
    Open Access
    Combined sewer networks carry wastewater and storm water together. During normal operation all the water is delivered to wastewater treatment plants, where it is treated before being released to surrounding natural water ...
  • Implementation of optimization-based controllers in industrial processes 

    Ibáñez López, Carlos (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2017-06-15)
    Master thesis
    Open Access
    This thesis presents and discusses the possibility of the use of online model predictive control as the control strategy, embedded in an educational device from National Instruments. The work considers the use of different ...
  • Modelado y automatización de una planta piloto de nivel para la mejora en el diseño de controladores 

    González García, Brais (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2018-05-29)
    Master thesis
    Open Access
    This project presents and discusses the coupled tank system physical model. For this, the automation of the plant has to be manufactured and designed. In the the plant modeling, the physical model of a published article ...
  • Modelatge i control de sistemes dinàmics mitjançant Modelica 

    Ibáñez López, Carlos (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2015-07)
    Bachelor thesis
    Open Access
    En aquest Treball de Fi de Grau es realitza una introducció al llenguatge Modelica amb l'estudi de dos casos: un motor de contínua i el continuous stirred tank reactor (CSTR). El primer cas es realitza com a introducció ...
  • Modelat i control predictiu en xarxes d'aigua potable. Aplicació al cas de la xarxa d'abastiment de Barcelona 

    Adrian i Roman, Josep (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2009-10)
    Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
    Open Access
    El present projecte de fi de carrera versa sobre l'aplicació del control òptim-predictiu en xarxes d'aigua potable. Concretament es descriu l'aplicació de la metodologia MPC, basada en un model dinàmic de la xarxa, que ...
  • Modelització i control d'un reformador d'etanol amb vapor 

    Pérez Contreras, Eloi (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2015-09)
    Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
    Open Access
    En el Projecte Final de Carrera (PFC) que es presenta a continuació, s’obté un nou disseny d’un controlador predictiu no lineal (NMPC: Nonlinear Model Predictive Control ) per a un reformador d’Etanol amb Vapor (ESR: Ethanol ...
  • Model Predictive Control for DrinkingWater Networks based on Gaussian Processes 

    Wang, Ye (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2014-06)
    Master thesis
    Restricted access - author's decision
    This thesis is devoted to developing a robust Model Predictive Control (MPC) strategy based on Gaussian Processes (GP), especially for Drinking Water Networks (DWN). Nowadays there are many different MPC strategies ...
  • Model Predictive Control for Ethanol Steam Reformers 

    Li, Mingming (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2014-06)
    Master thesis
    Restricted access - author's decision
    This thesis firstly proposes a new approach of modelling an ethanol steam reformer (ESR) for producing pure hydrogen. Hydrogen has obvious benefits as an alternative for feeding the proton exchange membrane fuel cells ...
  • Non-linear model predictive control applied to PEM Fuel Cells: Anode pressure and humidity regulation 

    Rosanas Boeta, Noè (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2015-06)
    Master thesis
    Open Access
    In this thesis, a nonlinear model predictive control (NMPC) strategy is proposed to regulate the humidity and pressure in a Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cell (PEMFC) anode. The proposed control strategy uses two controllers ...
  • On model predictive control for economic and robust operation of generalised flow-based networks 

    Grosso Pérez, Juan Manuel (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2015-03-26)
    Doctoral thesis
    Open Access
    This thesis is devoted to design Model Predictive Control (MPC) strategies aiming to enhance the management of constrained generalised flow-based networks, with special attention to the economic optimisation and robust ...
  • Reliable Fault-Tolerant Model Predictive Control of Drinking Water Networks 

    Martínez Hurtado, Iván (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2016-09-05)
    Master thesis
    Open Access
    This project proposes a reliable fault-tolerant MPC applied to DWTNs. The proposed approach the proposed approach allows to carry out a degradation analysis of the system in terms of performance and reliability. As a result ...
  • Small-scale pasteurization plants: modeling and real-time control 

    Terradellas Balaguer, Sandra (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2016-09-05)
    Master thesis
    Open Access
    The pasteurization process is one of the most common treatments in the food industries in order to eliminate harmful pathogenic and spoilage microorganism. The process consists in maintaining a high temperature stablished ...
  • Smart Tuning of Predictive Controllers for Drinking Water Networked Systems 

    Toro Olmedo, Rodrigo (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2010-09)
    Master thesis
    Open Access
    This thesis affords the tuning of a multi-objective predictive controller, particularly designed for the Barcelona’s drinking water network. Predictive controller objectives have been established taking into account the ...