Randomized and Robust Methods for Uncertain Systems using R-RoMulOC, with Applications to DEMETER Satellite Benchmark


M. Chamanbaz (Arak University of Technology, Arak, Iran)
F. Dabbene, R. Tempo (CNR-IEIIT Politecnico di Torino, Italy)
D. Peaucelle (LAAS-CNRS, Université de Toulouse, CNRS, Toulouse, France)
C. Pittet (CNES, Toulouse, France)

R-RoMulOC is a freely distributed toolbox aimed at making easily available to the users various optimization-based methods for dealing with uncertain systems. It implements both deterministic LMI-based results, which provide guaranteed performance for all values of the uncertainties, and probabilistic randomizationbased approaches, which guarantee performance for all values of the uncertainties except for a subset with arbitrary small probability measure. The paper is devoted to the description of these two approaches for analysis and control design when applied to a satellite benchmark proposed by the CNES, the French Space Agency. The paper also describes the modeling of the DEMETER satellite and its integration into the R-RoMulOC toolbox as a challenging test example. Design of state-feedback controllers and closed-loop performance analysis are carried out with the randomized and robust methods available in the R-RoMulOC toolbox.

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