A MODEL PREDICTIVE CONTROLLER BASED ON SUPPORT VECTOR REGRESSION AND GENETIC OPTIMIZATION FOR AN SP-100 SPACE NUCLEAR REACTOR

Man Gyun Na, Belle R. Upadhyaya

Abstract

In this work, a model predictive control (MPC) method combined with support vector regression (SVR), is applied to the design of the thermoelectric (TE) power control in the SP-100 space reactor. The future TE power is predicted by using SVR. The objectives of the proposed model predictive controller are to minimize both the difference between the predicted TE power and the desired power, and the variation of control drum angle that adjusts the control reactivity. Also, the objectives are subject to maximum and minimum control drum angle and maximum drum angle variation speed. The genetic algorithm (GA) is used to optimize the model predictive controller. A lumped parameter simulation model of the SP-100 nuclear space reactor is used to verify the proposed controller. The results of numerical simulations to check the performance of the proposed controller show that the TE generator power level controlled by the proposed controller could track the target power level effectively, satisfying all control constraints.

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Gyun Na M. and R. Upadhyaya B. (2006). A MODEL PREDICTIVE CONTROLLER BASED ON SUPPORT VECTOR REGRESSION AND GENETIC OPTIMIZATION FOR AN SP-100 SPACE NUCLEAR REACTOR . In Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics - Volume 1: ICINCO, ISBN 978-972-8865-59-7, pages 136-141. DOI: 10.5220/0001205301360141


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@conference{icinco06,
author={Man Gyun Na and Belle R. Upadhyaya},
title={A MODEL PREDICTIVE CONTROLLER BASED ON SUPPORT VECTOR REGRESSION AND GENETIC OPTIMIZATION FOR AN SP-100 SPACE NUCLEAR REACTOR},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics - Volume 1: ICINCO,},
year={2006},
pages={136-141},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0001205301360141},
isbn={978-972-8865-59-7},
}


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TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics - Volume 1: ICINCO,
TI - A MODEL PREDICTIVE CONTROLLER BASED ON SUPPORT VECTOR REGRESSION AND GENETIC OPTIMIZATION FOR AN SP-100 SPACE NUCLEAR REACTOR
SN - 978-972-8865-59-7
AU - Gyun Na M.
AU - R. Upadhyaya B.
PY - 2006
SP - 136
EP - 141
DO - 10.5220/0001205301360141