Predictive Control

  • Ming Rao
  • Qijun Xia
  • Yiqun Ying
Part of the Advances in Industrial Control book series (AIC)


The major difficulties in paper-making process control may arise from the following reasons: (1) some process states are unmeasurable; (2) there are long time delays; (3) there are significant parameter variations; (4) there are strong couplings between basis weight and moisture content control; (5) there are measurable and unmeasurable process disturbances. In this chapter, we will introduce three algorithms to solve these problems.


Kalman Filter Basis Weight Reference Trajectory Paper Machine Large Time Delay 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ming Rao
    • 1
  • Qijun Xia
    • 1
  • Yiqun Ying
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Chemical EngineeringUniversity of AlbertaEdmontonCanada

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