A unique data-based and physically meaningful nonlinear continuous-time model of heating element is presented. The model is considered to be of low complexity yet achieving high simulation performance. The physical meaningfulness of the model provides enhanced insight into the performance and functionality of the system. In return, this information can be used during the system simulation and improved model based control designs for tight temperature regulation. The second contribution presented in this work is the parameter estimation of the derived nonlinear model in continuous-time domain itself. For this purpose the application of refined instrumental variable methods has been found to be particularly suitable.
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- Computer simulation
- Electric heating elements
- Identification (control systems)
- Continuous time models
- Model based control design
- Non-linear model
- Refined instrumental variables
- Simulation performance
- System simulations
- Temperature regulations
- Continuous time systems
Zajic, I., Iten, M., & Burnham, K. (2014). Modelling and data-based identification of heating element in continuous-time domain. Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 570, . https://doi.org/10.1088/1742-6596/570/1/012003