Design and simulate model predictive controllers

Model Predictive Control Toolbox™ provides functions, an app, and Simulink® blocks for designing and simulating model predictive controllers (MPCs). The toolbox lets you specify plant and disturbance models, horizons, constraints, and weights. By running closed-loop simulations, you can evaluate controller performance.

You can adjust the behavior of the controller by varying its weights and constraints at run time. To control a nonlinear plant, you can implement adaptive and gain-scheduled MPCs. For applications with fast sample rates, you can generate an explicit model predictive controller from a regular controller or implement an approximate solution.

For rapid prototyping and embedded system implementation, the toolbox supports C-code and IEC 61131-3 Structured Text generation.

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Capabilities

Designing and Simulating Model Predictive Controllers

Optimize closed-loop system performance of MIMO plants subject to input and output constraints.

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Advising on Constraints and Weights, and Customizing QP Solver and State Estimation

Optimize controller performance by adjusting constraints and weights, and by customizing QP solver and state estimation.

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Adjusting Run-Time Controller Performance

Monitor run-time controller performance and adjust run-time tuning parameters.

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Generating Explicit Model Predictive Controllers

Design, simulate, and deploy explicit MPC controllers for your plant.

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Implementing Fast Model Predictive Controllers

Guarantee worst-case execution time by using an approximate QP solution.

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Simulating Economic Model Predictive Controllers

Design and simulate MPC controllers with arbitrary nonlinear cost function and constraints.

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Deploying Model Predictive Controllers

Deploy a controller in an application in several ways.

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Functions

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Blocks

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Apps

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