Conceptual design for controller software of mechatronic systems

Johannes F. Broenink, G.H. Hilderink, André Bakkers

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    Abstract

    The method and software tool presented here, aims at supporting the development of control software for mechatronic systems. Heterogeneous distributed embedded processors are considered as target hardware. Principles of the method are that the implementation process is a stepwise refinement from control laws to efficient computer code and that all phases are verified by simulation. Simulation is also used as verification tool during physical-system modelling and control law development. Data flow diagrams are used as description language for controller implementations, whereas the physical-system models are expressed in bond graphs. Future work comprises the building of the complete tool, although individual parts are ready.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationComputer aided conceptual design '98: proceedings of 1998 Lancaster International Workshop on Engineering Design
    EditorsAlan Bradshaw, John Counsell
    Place of PublicationLancaster, United Kingdom
    PublisherLancaster : Lancaster University Engineering Design Centre
    Pages215-229
    Number of pages15
    ISBN (Print)1-86220-057-2
    Publication statusPublished - 27 May 1998
    Event1998 Lancaster International Workshop on Engineering Design, Lancaster, UK, May 27-28 1998: Computer aided conceptual design '98: proceedings of 1998 Lancaster International Workshop on Engineering Design - Lancaster, United Kingdom
    Duration: 27 May 199828 May 1998

    Publication series

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    PublisherLancaster University Engineering Design Centre

    Conference

    Conference1998 Lancaster International Workshop on Engineering Design, Lancaster, UK, May 27-28 1998
    CityLancaster, United Kingdom
    Period27/05/9828/05/98

    Keywords

    • IR-96355
    • METIS-113328

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