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The Optimized Cascade PI Controllers of the Generator Control Unit in the Aircraft Power System

Authors: A. Srikaew, W. Chayinthu, K-N. Areerak, K-L. Areerak


This paper presents the optimal controller design of the generator control unit in the aircraft power system. The adaptive tabu search technique is applied to tune the controller parameters until the best terminal output voltage of generator is achieved. The output response from the system with the controllers designed by the proposed technique is compared with those from the conventional method. The transient simulations using the commercial software package show that the controllers designed from the adaptive tabu search algorithm can provide the better output performance compared with the result from the classical method. The proposed design technique is very flexible and useful for electrical aircraft engineers.

Keywords: Artificial Intelligence, Modeling, Simulation, Cascade PI controllers, DQ method, Adaptive tabusearch, Generator control unit, Aircraft power system

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