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Automation and Control

Edited by Constantin Volosencu

Polytechnic University of Timişoara


Serdar Küçük

University of Kocaeli

José Guerrero

University of the Balearic Islands

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Oscar Valero

University of the Balearic Islands

The book presents recent theoretical and practical information about the field of automation and control. It includes fifteen chapters that promote automation and control in practical applications in the following thematic areas: control theory, autonomous vehicles, mechatronics, digital image processing, electrical grids, artificial intelligence, and electric motor drives. The book also presents and discusses applications that improve the properties and performances of process control with examples and case studies obtained from real-world research in the field. Automation and Control is designed for specialists, engineers, professors, and students.

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Automation and ControlEdited by Constantin Volosencu

Published: April 21st 2021

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.87702

ISBN: 978-1-83962-714-9

Print ISBN: 978-1-83962-713-2

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-83962-715-6

Copyright year: 2021

Books open for chapter submissions

2648 Total Chapter Downloads

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1. Development of Ellipsoidal Analysis and Filtering Methods for Nonlinear Control Stochastic Systems

By Igor N. Sinitsyn, Vladimir I. Sinitsyn and Edward R. Korepanov


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2. Reconfigurable Minimum-Time Autonomous Marine Vehicle Guidance in Variable Sea Currents

By Kangsoo Kim


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3. Knowledge-Based Controller Optimised with Particle Swarm Optimisation for Adaptive Path Tracking Control of an Autonomous Heavy Vehicle

By Noor Hafizah Amer, Khisbullah Hudha, Hairi Zamzuri, Vimal Rau Aparow, Amar Faiz Zainal Abidin, Zulkiffli Abd Kadir and Muhamad Murrad


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4. Integral Backstepping Controller for UAVs Team Formation

By Wesam M. Jasim and Dongbing Gu


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5. An Implementable and Stabilizing Model Predictive Control Strategy for Inverted Pendulum-Like Behaved Systems

By Odilon S.L. de Abreu, Márcio A.F. Martins and Leizer Schnitman


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6. Stewart-Gough Platform: Design and Construction with a Digital PID Controller Implementation

By Flabio Dario Mirelez-Delgado, José Ronaldo Díaz-Paredes and Miguel Abraham Gallardo-Carreón


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7. Kinematics of Serial Manipulators

By Ivan Virgala, Michal Kelemen and Erik Prada


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8. An In-Depth Analysis of Sliding Mode Control and Its Application to Robotics

By İhsan Ömür Bucak


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9. Polygonal Approximation of Digital Planar Curve Using Novel Significant Measure

By Mangayarkarasi Ramaiah and Dilip Kumar Prasad


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10. Robust and Adaptive Control for Synchronous Generator’s Operation Improvement

By Jožef Ritonja


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11. Automatic Control of the Structure of Dynamic Objects in High-Voltage Power Smart-Grid

By Andrey Petrovich Nikiforov


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12. Evaluation of Algorithmic Management of Digital Work Platform in Developing Countries

By Olalekan Samuel Ogunleye and Billy Mathias Kalema


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13. Overview of Some Intelligent Control Structures and Dedicated Algorithms

By Kuo-Chi Chang, Kai-Chun Chu, Yuh-Chung Lin and Jeng-Shyang Pan


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14. DC Motor Synchronization Speed Controller Based on Microcontroller

By Aamir Shahzad, Muhammad Kashif, Tariq Munir and Maogang He


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15. Wavelet Neural Networks for Speed Control of BLDC Motor

By Ameer L. Saleh, Adel A. Obed, Hamza H. Qasim, Waleed I.H. Breesam, Yasir I.A. Al-Yasir, Naser Ojaroudi Parchin and Raed A. Abd-Alhameed


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