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  • Actuators coordination of heavy vehicles using model predictive control allocation 

    Sinigaglia, Andrea (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2015-10)
    Master thesis
    Open Access
    This report proposes the use of a novel method called Model Predictive Control Allocation (MPCA) in order to conveniently coordinate the different actuators present on a heavy vehicle. The actuators analysed in this report ...
  • A methodology for incipient fault detection 

    Escobet Canal, Teresa; Puig Cayuela, Vicenç; Quevedo Casín, Joseba Jokin; García Valverde, Diego (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2014)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    This paper proposes a fault detection methodology for incipient faults that combines different residual generation methods (observers and l-step ahead predictors) with different convergence velocity to the real output ...
  • A Multiple-model predictor approach based on an On-line mode recognition with application to water demand forecasting 

    López Farías, Rodrigo; Puig Cayuela, Vicenç (Universidad de Granada, 2015)
    Conference report
    Restricted access - publisher's policy
    This paper proposes a general Multiple-Model Predictor frame-work for forecasting time series that presents multiple patterns (behaviours). The proposed approach allows off-line identifying the different time-series ...
  • Analítica predictiva en la toma de decisiones de la ingeniería : ejemplos de aplicaciones 

    Martínez Velasco, Víctor (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-07-01)
    Bachelor thesis
    Open Access
    Este trabajo de fin de grado, proporciona una herramienta de aprendizaje entorno al software Orange orientado a la minería de datos. El documento, conciencia al usuario de la importancia que puede llegar a tener el ...
  • An implementation and improvement of the ToPs predicting algorithm 

    Piqué Sellés, Jordi (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-06-28)
    Master thesis
    Open Access
    In this work we implemented and we improved the ToPs predictive algorithm, first described in February 2018, by J. Yoon, W. R. Zame, and M. van der Schaar
  • An implementation of a Multi-model predictor based on the qualitative and quantitative decomposition of the Time-series 

    López Frías, Rodrigo; Puig Cayuela, Vicenç; Rodríguez Rangel, Héctor (Universidad de Granada, 2015)
    Conference report
    Restricted access - publisher's policy
    In this paper, an implementation of a Multi-Model Predictor architecture based on a framework composed by modules is proposed. The modules interacts among them to detect and activate forecasting modes given the input data ...
  • A novel bidirectional multilevel boost-buck dc-dc converter 

    Busquets Monge, Sergio; Alepuz Menéndez, Salvador; Bordonau Farrerons, José (2009-09)
    Conference lecture
    Open Access
    A novel noninverting boost-buck dc-dc converter topology is presented, applicable when both sides of the converter need to have the same grounding. It is based on the back-to-back connection of two n-level diode-clamped ...
  • A novel formulation of economic model predictive control for periodic operations 

    Wang, Ye; Muñoz De la Peña, David; Puig Cayuela, Vicenç; Cembrano Gennari, Gabriela (2018)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    This paper proposes a novel formulation of economic model predictive control (MPC) for linear systems with periodic operations. In this economic MPC design, the optimal periodic trajectory from an economic point of view ...
  • Aplicación del control predictivo a un convertidor NPC trifásico: de la simulación a una plataforma real 

    Bassan, Nicola (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2012-05)
    Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
    Open Access
    This final degree thesis is concerned with the application of the Predictive Control with Multilevel Converters, specifically the application of the Finite Set Model Predictive Control (FS-MPC) in a Three-Level Neutral ...
  • A Survey of path following control strategies for UAVs focused on quadrotors 

    Rubí Perelló, Bartomeu; Pérez Magrané, Ramon; Morcego Seix, Bernardo (2019-11-09)
    Article
    Open Access
    The trajectory control problem, defined as making a vehicle follow a pre-established path in space, can be solved by means of trajectory tracking or path following. In the trajectory tracking problem a timed reference ...
  • Centralized and non-centralized model predictive control of a multizone building 

    Delgado Alonso, Pablo (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2017-06-15)
    Bachelor thesis
    Open Access
    Nowadays, reduction in energy use has become an important issue by the vast majority of institutions in all the world. Although the energy efficiency of systems and components for heating, ventilating, and air conditioning ...
  • Combined Holt-Winters and GA trained ANN approach for sensor validation and reconstruction: application to water demand flowmeters 

    Rodríguez Rangel, Héctor; Puig Cayuela, Vicenç; Flores, Juan J.; López, Rodrigo (IEEE Press, 2016)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    This paper proposes a Double Seasonal Holt-Winters (DSHW) forecasting model with an auxiliary Artificial Neural Network (ANN) trained with a Genetic Algorithm (GA) to model the DSHW residuals. ANN complements and improves ...
  • Comparative assessment of LPV-based predictive control strategies for a pasteurization plant 

    Karimi Pour, F.; Puig Cayuela, Vicenç; Ocampo-Martínez, Carlos (2017)
    Conference report
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    This paper presents a comparative study of three different approaches to design Model Predictive Control (MPC) strategies for a pasteurization plant using Linear Parameter Varying (LPV) models. The first two methods consider ...
  • Concepció, disseny i implementació d'una aeronau autopilotada 

    Jardí Baños, Miquel (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2016-04-19)
    Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
    Open Access
    The aerial vehicles or UAVs , as indicated , travel through the air without any action from the pilot. Born from this idea the development of this project aims to design a UAV based on modeling a plane following the criteria ...
  • Control de actitud de un cohete de sondeo atmosférico 

    Manent Bistué, Pau; Quevedo Casín, Joseba Jokin; Morcego Seix, Bernardo (2013)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    Un cohete necesita de un sistema de control de actitud para superar posibles perturbaciones. Sobre un cohete pueden aparecer fuerzas que lo desestabilicen de una trayectoria idealmente vertical: viento, desalineamiento ...
  • 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 ...
  • Control methods for low voltage ride-through compliance in grid-connected NPC converter based wind power systems using predictive control 

    Alepuz Menéndez, Salvador; Busquets Monge, Sergio; Bordonau Farrerons, José; Cortés, Patricio; Kouro, Samir (2009-09)
    Conference lecture
    Open Access
    In presence of grid voltage dips, Low Voltage Ride-Through (LVRT) requirements demand the wind power plant to remain connected to the grid, helping the network to keep voltage and frequency stable. Neutral-Point-Clamped (NPC) ...
  • Control of a quadruple tank process using a mixed economic and standard MPC 

    Soldevila, Adrià; Cayero Becerra, Julián Francisco; Salazar Cortés, Jean Carlo; Rotondo, Damiano; Puig Cayuela, Vicenç (2014)
    Conference report
    Restricted access - publisher's policy
    This work presents a controller for a non-linear four-tank process as a solution of the CIC 2014 contest organized by the Comité Español de Automàtica. Along the paper we derive a Model Predictive control law that ...
  • Control óptimo predictivo de redes de alcantarillado 

    Pardavila Escalera, Manuel (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2015-06)
    Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
    Open Access
    Este proyecto trata sobre el desarrollo de estrategias de control óptimo/predictivo de redes urbanas de alcantarillado. Para el desarrollo de las mismas se estudia una parte de la red de Barcelona, concretamente la zona ...
  • Control predictiu d'un inversor de tres nivells programat amb Llenguatge C 

    García Benítez, Òscar (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2012)
    Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
    Open Access
    A partir del control predictiu d’un inversor de tres nivells programat sobre Matlab- Simulink, s’ha traduït el programa a llenguatge de programació C per tal de millorar la seva velocitat d’execució. S’han ofert dos ...