Robust H Fixed Order Control Strategies for Large Scale Web Winding Systems Conference Paper uri icon


  • Demand for improved performance under a wide variety of dynamic conditions and web materials is placing additional emphasis on developing new advanced control strategies. This paper presents centralized and decentralized fixed order H controller results with model based feedforward for web winding systems which provide improved web tension and velocity regulation. First, mathematical models of fundamental elements in a web process line are presented. A state space model is developed which enables calculation of the phenomenological model feedforward signals and helps in the synthesis of H controllers around the set points given by the reference signals. Different H control strategies with additive feedforward have been validated on a nonlinear simulator identified on a 3-motor winding test bench. 2006 IEEE.

name of conference

  • IEEE International Symposium on Intelligent Control

published proceedings

  • IEEE International Symposium on Intelligent Control

author list (cited authors)

  • Knittel, D., Vedrines, M., Henrion, D., & Pagilla, P.

citation count

  • 7

complete list of authors

  • Knittel, Dominique||Vedrines, Marc||Henrion, Didier||Pagilla, Prabhakar

publication date

  • October 2006