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Hybrid supervisory systems integrate and exchange information between discrete- and continuous-data-based controllers and subsystems. Application areas include process, manufacturing and service industries, healthcare, telecommunication, transportation and logistics, among others.
From the hardware point of view, the rapid progress of information-processing power and its commercial availability has made possible the development of complex supervisory systems. Many barriers that restrained the evolution of supervisory systems in the past have been removed by the recent popularisation of the open-system paradigm. On the other hand, software has not followed the evolution in hardware and both the industrial and scientific communities have pointed out the need for a generic approach that guides the development of hybrid supervisory systems.
Modelling and Analysis of Hybrid Supervisory Systems introduces a modelling formalism that merges Petri nets, differential equation systems and object-oriented methods; a formalism that is adequate for modelling complex and large-scale systems. To guide the designer and conduct hybrid modelling, the book describes a method that starts from the requirements of a supervisory system and results in a proposal for such a system. The method is mainly based on Unified Modelling Language diagrams, well-known tools in both academia and industry. In order to ensure that the supervisory system will behave as expected under any operational circumstances, a validation procedure that allows verification of the formal properties of the hybrid model is presented.
In building a bridge between what is developed in academic research and what is available to the industrial professional, this monograph places particular emphasis on the description of real-world examples; three of these – an HVAC management system, a landing system and a cane-sugar factory – are discussed at length. It will interest academic researchers working with hybrid systems and their applications and will answer the need of industry-based engineers to unify their control of continuous- and discrete-event systems.
Advances in Industrial Control aims to report and encourage the transfer of technology in control engineering. The rapid development of control technology has an impact on all areas of the control discipline. The series offers an opportunity for researchers to present an extended exposition of new work in all aspects of industrial control.
- Book Title Modelling and Analysis of Hybrid Supervisory Systems
- Book Subtitle A Petri Net Approach
- Series Title Advances in Industrial Control
- Series Abbreviated Title Advances in Industrial Control
- DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-84628-651-3
- Copyright Information Springer-Verlag London Limited 2007
- Publisher Name Springer, London
- eBook Packages Engineering Engineering (R0)
- Hardcover ISBN 978-1-84628-650-6
- Softcover ISBN 978-1-84996-637-5
- eBook ISBN 978-1-84628-651-3
- Series ISSN 1430-9491
- Series E-ISSN 2193-1577
- Edition Number 1
- Number of Pages XXII, 226
- Number of Illustrations 0 b/w illustrations, 0 illustrations in colour
Control and Systems Theory
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From the reviews:
"The book presents a unified approach to analysis and modeling of hybrid systems understood as those dynamics of which should be described by state variables of both continuous and discrete nature. The continuous variables are used to model standard process dynamics while the discrete ones are modified by abrupt changes in the dynamics. … is clearly written and may be directed to students, researchers and academic staff as well as to industrial professionals working in this area." (A. Šwierniak, Zentralblatt MATH, Vol. 1132 (10), 2008)