Real-time Simulation of Distributed Control Systems: The example of Functional Electrical Stimulation

Daniel Simon, David Andreu

Abstract

The paper presents a real-time open software simulation framework, dedicated to the analysis of control systems deployed over distributed execution resources and wireless links. It is able to consistently simulate in parallel the numerical devices (real-time tasks and communication links) and the evolution of the controlled continuous time plant. It is applied to foresee future enhancements of a Functional Electrical Stimulation (FES) system used in therapy for rehabilitation or substitution for disabled people. It is a distributed control system using electrodes to interface a digital control system with livings. Hence the whole system gathers continuous-time (muscles and nerves) and discrete-time (controllers and wireless links) components. During the design process, realistic simulation remains a precious tool ahead of real experiments to check without danger that the implementation matches the functional and safety requirements. The simulation tool is especially devoted to the joint design and analysis of control loops and real-time features.

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Simon D. and Andreu D. (2016). Real-time Simulation of Distributed Control Systems: The example of Functional Electrical Stimulation . In Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics - Volume 1: ICINCO, ISBN 978-989-758-198-4, pages 455-462. DOI: 10.5220/0005967804550462


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@conference{icinco16,
author={Daniel Simon and David Andreu},
title={Real-time Simulation of Distributed Control Systems: The example of Functional Electrical Stimulation},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics - Volume 1: ICINCO,},
year={2016},
pages={455-462},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0005967804550462},
isbn={978-989-758-198-4},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics - Volume 1: ICINCO,
TI - Real-time Simulation of Distributed Control Systems: The example of Functional Electrical Stimulation
SN - 978-989-758-198-4
AU - Simon D.
AU - Andreu D.
PY - 2016
SP - 455
EP - 462
DO - 10.5220/0005967804550462