Control Schemes for a Quadruple Tank Process

Ali Abdullah, Mohamed Zribi

Abstract


This paper deals with the control of a quadruple tank process. A gain scheduling controller, a linear parameter varying controller and an input-output feedback linearization controller are proposed for the quadruple tank process. The derivation of the three control schemes is presented in details. Moreover, the proposed control schemes are implemented using an experimental setup. The experimental results indicate that the developed control schemes work well and are able to regulate the output of the process to its desired value. Additionally, the implementation results demonstrate that the input-output feedback linearization controller gave the best performance.


Keywords


quadruple tank process, gain scheduling control, linear parameter varying control, input-output feedback linearization control

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