Adaptive Fuzzy Control of a Process with Bifurcations

  • C. Montana Lampo
  • V. Bartolozzi
  • A. Picciotto
  • M. Galluzzo


Several fuzzy controllers with different structures have been considered for the control of systems with bifurcation. A mixed feedforward-feedback structure with some additional adaptation mechanisms have been checked by simulation in the control of a non-linear process constituted by a bubble column in which a slow kinetics auto-catalytic reaction takes place. Simulation results show the validity of some of the proposed controllers in avoiding the system reaching bifurcation and instability conditions.


Bifurcation Diagram Bifurcation Point Fuzzy Controller Feedback Controller Adaptive Controller 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • C. Montana Lampo
    • 1
  • V. Bartolozzi
    • 1
  • A. Picciotto
    • 1
  • M. Galluzzo
    • 1
  1. 1.Dipartimento di Ingegneria Chimica dei Processi e dei MaterialiUniversità di PalermoPalermoItaly

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