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    • Methodologies for hybrid systems diagnosis based on the hybrid automaton framework 

      Vento Maldonado, Jorge (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2014-06-20)
      Doctoral thesis
      Open Access
      Hybrid systems play an important role in the modeling of complex systems since they take into account the interaction between both continuous dynamics and discrete events. Complex systems are subject to changes in the ...
    • Model Predictive Control (MPC) of quadrotors using LPV techniques 

      Iyer, Chandrashekhar Anand (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-07-13)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      This Thesis objective was to apply Model predictive control (MPC) on a quadcopters using linear parameter varying (LPV) techniques. In order to do so the non-linear mathematical model of the quadcopter was put in the Linear ...
    • 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 of Complex Systems including Fault Tolerance Capabilities: Application to Sewer Networks 

      Ocampo-Martínez, Carlos (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2007-04-27)
      Doctoral thesis
      Open Access
      El control en temps real de xarxes de clavegueram (RTC) desenvolupa un paper fonamental dins de la gestió dels recursos hídrics relacionats amb el cicle urbà de l'aigua i, en general, amb el seu cicle natural. Un adequat ...
    • Model Predictive Controller of a UAV using the LPV approach 

      Misin, Mark (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-02-06)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      The Unmanned Air Vehicles (UAVs) are being integrated into our society at an increasing rate. The amount of industries that use drones is getting larger every year. Besides the military sector, which was probably the first ...
    • Model predictive fuzzy control of a steam boiler 

      Blanco Baptista, Michael (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2016-09-05)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      This thesis is devoted to apply a Model Predictive Fuzzy Controller (MPC and Takagi-Sugeno) to a specific Steam Boiler Plant. This is a very common problem in control. The considered plant is based on the descriptions ...
    • Model-based control and diagnosis of inland navigation networks 

      Segovia Castillo, Pablo (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-06-11)
      Doctoral thesis
      Open Access
      This thesis regards the problem of optimal management of water resources in inland navigation networks from a control theory perspective. In particular, the main objective to be attained consists in guaranteeing the ...
    • Modelling, planning and nonlinear control methodologies for autonomous vehicles 

      Solórzano Pilamunga, Carlos Alexander (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-07-12)
      Master thesis
      Restricted access - author's decision
    • Modelling, planning and nonlinear control techniques for autonomous vehicles 

      Alcalá Baselga, Eugenio (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2016-06-20)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      Autonomous driving has been an important topic of research in recent years. Autonomous driving is a very challenging research topic that requires from different disciplines such as electronics, computer vision, geolocalization, ...
    • Modelling, simulation, and calibration of twin rotor mimo system 

      Nguyen, Huu Nghia (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2007-06)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      Helicopter is an aircraft that plays important role in transporting products, people…in society nowadays. It is complex mechanical equipment that corresponds many fields such as fluid mechanics, mechanics, control…Design ...
    • Multi-layer model predictive control of complex water systems 

      Sun, Congcong (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2015-11-17)
      Doctoral thesis
      Open Access
      This thesis is devoted to design a multi-layer MPC controller applied to the complex water network taking into account that the different layers with different time scales and control objectives have their own controller. ...
    • Multivariable control of a steam boiler 

      Riera Chiquito, Abrahan Alfredo (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2017-09-13)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      This thesis is devoted to apply a Multi-Input Multi-Output (MIMO) controller to a specific Steam Boiler Plant. The considered plant is based on the descriptions obtained from the input/output data of a referenced steam ...
    • Nonlinear Model Predictive Control of a Quadrotor 

      Melgarejo Hernández, Emilio (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2016-09-05)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      One of the most important features of a quadrotor in order to properly work, generally in some sort of path tracking, is to have a suitable control. This thesis will approach the problem of controlling a quadrotor applying ...
    • 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 ...
    • On the fault diagnosis of dynamic systems using set-based approaches 

      Pourasghar-Lafmejani, Masoud (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-04-12)
      Doctoral thesis
      Open Access
      Model-based Fault Detection and Isolation (FDI) is a major theoretical topic that is becoming increasingly to one of the most significant key features to increase safety and reliability of complex automatic control systems. ...
    • Optimización de un Proceso de Carga de Inyectables Farmacéuticos mediante Brazo Robótico: Diseño, Programación del PLC e Implementación 

      Marino Sanjurjo, Gabriel (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-06)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      De la mano de la rápida evolución que está viviendo la tecnología en la actualidad, la productividad en la industria está creciendo gracias a nuevos métodos tecnológicos, en especial en el campo de la automatización. En ...
    • Planning and control of an autonomous vehicle using Takagi-Sugeno and MPC techniques. 

      Herreras Garcia, Alvaro (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2018-06-21)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      In this master thesis, the use of the Takagi-Sugeno and MPC techniques will be applied to the trajectory planning and control of an autonomous vehicle. The first step will be to formulate the model of the autonomous vehicle ...
    • Prognostics and health aware model predictive control of wind turbines 

      Sánchez Sardi, Héctor Eloy (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2017-07-21)
      Doctoral thesis
      Open Access
      Wind turbines components are subject to considerable stresses and fatigue due to extreme environmental conditions to which they are exposed, especially those located offshore. Also, the most common faults present in wind ...
    • Robust leak localization in water distribution networks using machine learning techniques 

      Soldevila Coma, Adrià (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2018-03-23)
      Doctoral thesis
      Open Access
      This PhD thesis presents a methodology to detect, estimate and localize water leaks (with the main focus in the localization problem) in water distribution networks using hydraulic models and machine learning techniques. ...
    • State Estimation in SLAM Techniques for Autonomous Vehicles 

      Facerías Pelegrí, Marc (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-07-10)
      Master thesis
      Open Access