Control
1. Finite-Time Consensus Control of Euler-Lagrange Multi-agent Systems in the Presence of Stochastic Disturbances and Actuator Faults

M. Siavash; V. Majd; M. Tahmasebi

Volume 7, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2019, , Pages 163-172

Abstract
  Background and Objectives: This article discusses a finite-time fault-tolerant consensus control for stochastic Euler-Lagrange multi-agent systems. Methods: First, the finite-time consensus controller of Euler-Lagrange multi-agent systems with stochastic disturbances is presented. Then, the proposed ...  Read More

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2. Cooperative Distributed Constrained Adaptive Generalized Predictive Control for Uncertain Nonlinear Large-Scale Systems: Application to Quadruple-Tank System

A. Mirzaei; A. Ramezani

Volume 7, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2019, , Pages 183-194

Abstract
  Background and Objectives: In this paper, a constrained cooperative distributed model predictive control (DMPC) is proposed. The proposed DMPC is based on linear adaptive generalized predictive control (AGPC) to control uncertain nonlinear large-scale systems. Methods: The proposed approach, has two ...  Read More

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3. Robust Passivity-Based Voltage Control of Robot Manipulators

H. Chenarani; M.M. Fateh

Volume 7, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2019, , Pages 145-154

Abstract
  Background and Objectives: This paper presents a robust passivity-based voltage controller (PBVC) for robot manipulators with n degree of freedom in the presence of model uncertainties and external disturbance. Methods: The controller design procedure is divided into two steps. First, a model-based controller ...  Read More

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4. Experimental Performance of Adaptive Fast Terminal Sliding Mode Control on a Suspended Cable Robot

M. I. Hosseini; M.R. Jafari Harandi; S. A. Khalilpour Seyedi; H. Taghirad

Volume 7, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2019, , Pages 57-66

Abstract
  Fast-tracking of reference trajectory and performance improvement in the presence of dynamic and kinematic uncertainties is of paramount importance in all robotic applications. This matter is even more important in the case of cable-driven parallel robots due to the flexibility of the cables. Furthermore, ...  Read More

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5. A PFC-based Hybrid Approach for Control of Industrial Heating Furnace

H. Nasiri Soloklo; N. Bigdeli

Volume 7, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2019, , Pages 81-92

Abstract
  In this paper, a predictive functional control based on Laguerre functions is designed for control of an industrial heating furnace. The fractional order model (FOM) of the heating furnace is assumed as the plant model. For designing the predictive functional controller (PFC), a reduced integer order ...  Read More

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6. Congestion Control Approaches Applied to Wireless Sensor Networks: A Survey

S. Shams Shamsabad Farahani

Volume 6, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2018, , Pages 125-144

Abstract
  Wireless Sensor Networks (WSNs) are a specific category of wireless ad-hoc networks where their performance is highly affected by application, life time, storage capacity, processing power, topology changes, the communication medium and bandwidth. These limitations necessitate an effective data transport ...  Read More

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7. Design of a Discrete-time Sliding Mode Controller for Nonlinear Affine Systems based on Disturbance Estimation

N. Azam Baleghi; M.H. Shafiei

Volume 6, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2018, , Pages 87-96

Abstract
  In this paper, a sliding mode controller based on the disturbance estimation is designed for a class of discrete-time nonlinear affine systems. Based on two disturbance compensator schemes, static and dynamic, procedures of sliding mode controller design are proposed for the discrete-time system. In ...  Read More