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Forward path model predictive control using a non-minimal state space form. / Exadaktylos, V.; Taylor, C. James; Wang, Liuping; Young, Peter C.

In: Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part I: Journal of Systems and Control Engineering, Vol. 223, No. 3, 2009, p. 353-369.

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Exadaktylos, V, Taylor, CJ, Wang, L & Young, PC 2009, 'Forward path model predictive control using a non-minimal state space form', Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part I: Journal of Systems and Control Engineering, vol. 223, no. 3, pp. 353-369. https://doi.org/10.1243/09596518JSCE674

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Exadaktylos, V., Taylor, C. J., Wang, L., & Young, P. C. (2009). Forward path model predictive control using a non-minimal state space form. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part I: Journal of Systems and Control Engineering, 223(3), 353-369. https://doi.org/10.1243/09596518JSCE674

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Exadaktylos V, Taylor CJ, Wang L, Young PC. Forward path model predictive control using a non-minimal state space form. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part I: Journal of Systems and Control Engineering. 2009;223(3):353-369. https://doi.org/10.1243/09596518JSCE674

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Exadaktylos, V. ; Taylor, C. James ; Wang, Liuping ; Young, Peter C. / Forward path model predictive control using a non-minimal state space form. In: Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part I: Journal of Systems and Control Engineering. 2009 ; Vol. 223, No. 3. pp. 353-369.

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