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Caoyuan Ma, Wenbei Wu, Zhijie Li, Yuzhou Cheng, Faxin Wang, "Adaptive FixedTime Stability Control and Parameters Identification for Chaotic Oscillation in Second Order Power System", Mathematical Problems in Engineering, vol. 2018, Article ID 2162483, 9 pages, 2018. https://doi.org/10.1155/2018/2162483
Adaptive FixedTime Stability Control and Parameters Identification for Chaotic Oscillation in Second Order Power System
Abstract
In this paper, the novel adaptive fixedtime stability control for chaotic oscillation in second order power system is proposed. The settling time of fixedtime control can be adjusted to the desired value without knowing the initial condition, while the finite time control depends on that. Then, we develop a parameter identification method of fixedtime depending on synchronous observer with adaptive law of parameters, which can guarantee these uncertain parameters to be identified effectively. Finally, some numerical results demonstrate the effectiveness and practicability of the scheme.
1. Introduction
Over the past few decades, the mechanism of bifurcation and chaos in power system has been intensively studied. In 1980, Kopell [1] first studied how to turn a threemachine power system into a twodegreeoffreedom system and analyzed the bifurcation and chaos of the system by Meilenikov method, which marked the beginning of chaos research in power system. In 1990, American scientists Ott, Grebogi, and Yorke [2] used the OGY method to achieve the true sense of chaos control. In [3], Wang carried out chaotic control on a simplified second order model of power system and adopted the classical backstepping control algorithm to control the chaotic power system to a stable flat point. At present, many literatures have made theoretical analyses of chaos control, while the study of chaotic oscillation control strategy in power system has just started.
Power system, as a typical nonlinear and nonautonomous system, contains many complex nonlinear electromechanical oscillations such as low frequency oscillation, subsynchronous oscillation, bifurcation, and chaos oscillation [4–6]. When periodic load disturbance reaches a certain amplitude, chaos oscillation phenomena in power system will happen, which is an aperiodic, irregularity, paroxysmal and sudden illconditioned electromechanical chaotic oscillation [7, 8]. In serious cases, chaos oscillation will lead to interconnection of power system and a serious threat to the safety of the power grid [9].
In recent years, with the development of the nonlinear system control theory, some useful control methods have been widely used in power system. In [10], a kind of adaptivefeedback control method was proposed to control the chaos in power system, which systematize and structure the design process of the system’s Lyapunov functions and controllers through the reverse design. But its structure is very complex, and the complexity of regression matrix would become stronger especially when the nonlinear damping existed for the system parameters uncertainty. In [11], the authors discussed the fuzzy control of chaotic power system with uncertainly. However, it needs to adjust the control rules and parameters constantly, which affect dynamic response and steady state precision. In [12], Zhao designed a fuzzy sliding mode variable structure controller, which is robust to disturbances, maintaining the advantages of fuzzy control and sliding mode control. In [13], by using the sliding mode control, a nonsingular terminal slidingmode controller with nonlinear disturbance observer was proposed for chaotic oscillation in power system, which can shorten the reaching time and weaken system chattering. However, these methods cannot guarantee stability in a certain period of time and cannot guarantee convergence of speed error responses under uncertain parameters. Recently, the finitetime control and synchronization of the chaotic power system have attracted interests of many researchers [14–18]. In [19], the authors studied the chaos control of power system based on the finitetime stability theory. In [20], an adaptive finitetime stability controller was presented for chaotic power system with uncertain parameters.
Although the finitetime control is better than those described above in control effect, the convergence rate of the finitetime control is extremely dependent on the initial conditions. In the power system, the initial conditions can hardly be given and estimated, which may result in different convergence time and lead to the deterioration of the system’s performance. To solve this problem, Polyakov [21] first proposed the definition of fixedtime stability. The settling time of fixedtime control can be adjusted to the desired value without knowing the initial condition. Subsequently, fixed time control began to be used in some complex systems and showed good performance [22–26].
According to the discussion of the above, the paper presents an adaptive fixedtime control strategy which can accelerate the convergence time, suppress chaos in the power system, and avoid voltage collapse. The main advantages of the proposed controller are that it can guarantee the system stable in fixed time without depending on initial state and the settling time can be calculated directly. This paper first discusses the use of adaptive fixedtime stability analysis with uncertain parameters for chaotic oscillation in second order power system. The structure of this paper is arranged as follows. In Section 2, we introduce the model of chaotic oscillation in second order power system, some useful definitions and lemmas. In Section 3, the novel adaptive fixedtime stability control for chaotic oscillation in second order power system is proposed, and some numerical examples are provided to demonstrate the effectiveness and practicability of the results. Section 4 proposes a parameter identification method of fixedtime depending on synchronous observer with adaptive law of parameters. At last, we make some conclusions.
2. Model Description
Without the influence of the internal factors such as the moment of inertia of the equivalent system, the dimensionless mathematical model of chaotic oscillation in second order power system is considered [27]:where is the relative angle between the system (1) equivalent generator and the system 2 equivalent generator q axis potential, ; is equivalent moment of inertia, ; is relative angular velocity, ; is equivalent damping coefficient, ; is the mechanical power of the equivalent generator 1, ; is disturbance power amplitude, ; is electromagnetic power perturbation amplitude, and is the frequency of the disturbance power, ; is increased electromagnetic power. In this case, and are the perturbation amplitudes of the two perturbed terms in the system.
The bifurcation and chaos phenomena of the above system (1) are fully investigated in Refs [28]. For example, if given , , , , , , , the chaotic behavior can be found in Figure 1.
The chaotic oscillation of the power system poses a serious threat to the safe operation of the power grid. Therefore, finding an appropriate control method to solve this problem is significant. In this paper, we eliminate the chaos in secondorder chaotic oscillation system by employing the adaptive fixedtime controller. The following definition and lemma are introduced in advance, which are required for proving main results.
Definition 1 (see [21]). Consider the following dynamic systemwhere is the system state, and is a smooth nonlinear function. If, for any initial condition, there exists a fixed settling time , which is not connected with the initial condition, such thatand , if , then the system (2) is said to be fixedtime stable.
Lemma 2 (see [29]). Suppose there exists a continuous function such that(1) is positive definite.(2)There exist real numbers and such thatthen one hasandof which
Lemma 3 (see [21]). If there exists a continuous radically unbounded function such that(1);(2)any solution satisfied the inequality for some , and , where denotes the upper right hand derivative of the function ; then the origin is globally fixed time stable and the following estimate holds:
Lemma 3 presents quite a conservative settling time estimate. A more accurate estimate is provided in the next lemma. Consider the case where constants p and q are of the form and
Lemma 4 (see [30]). If , then
3. Main Results
3.1. FixedTime Chaotic Oscillation Control of Power System
Theorem 5. The fixedtime stability of chaotic oscillation in second order power system can be achieved by adding the following controller where is the tuning parameter feedback gain of the terminal attractor, andwhere is the arbitrary positive constant.
The system is described as
Proof. For analysis convenience, we select the Lyapunov candidate functionwe can get the derivative of the system trajectory, by using the design of the controller and the corresponding tuning parameters.where ,
Thus, it follows from Lemma 4 thatThus, it follows from Lemma 2, where .
The system (12) will be stable in fixed time , wherewhen , , . Therefore, based on the adaptive control strategy, the chaotic system will be stable for a fixed time.
3.2. Numerical Examples
In this section, numerical results are performed to demonstrate the effectiveness and practicability of the scheme. We give , , , , , , , , , and the initial value of the variables is to be .
Figures 2(a) and 2(b) are the response chaotic trajectories of the system variables and when the second order chaotic oscillation system is not controlled. From Figure 2, it is clear that the state of the system variables and is aperiodic and is always in a state of instability.
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Figure 3(a) is the response curves of the system variables and after the fixedtime controllers are applied to the second order chaotic oscillation system. Figure 3(b) shows the evolution of tuning parameter of terminal attractors . From Figures 2 and 3(a), it is clear that when the system is chaotic before 1 s without the controller, once the controller is applied, the variables and become stable after transition process 4.2 s, simultaneously. The adaptive fixedtime controller synchronizes the chaotic system to a stable state without chaos, and the system eventually converges to the origin. Thus, the simulation results show that the designed controller is feasible and achieves the desired effect.
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To ensure a fair comparison with other control methods, we set constant initial conditions and tuning parameter f the terminal attractor and investigated convergence for fixedtime control, finitetime control, and nonlinear optimal control numerically. As shown in Figure 4, convergence time for the proposed fixedtime controller is significantly less than that for the other controllers. The system state variable achieves stable state at 4.2 s under the action of fixedtime controllers. However, the system state variable achieves stable state at 5 s and 5.3 s under the action of finitetime controller and nonlinear optimal control, respectively. Thus, the fixedtime method has the better capacity to handle a nonlinear system in a short time.
To explore the relationship between the convergence time and the values of the parameters and experimentally, we select system state variable to demonstrate the convergence time. Figures 5(a) and 5(b) are, respectively, convergence for that increases with increasing and parameter values under the fixedtime controller. In Figure 5(a), the parameter values are and . In Figure 5(b), the parameter values are and . In Figures 5(a) and 5(b), the system parameters and other controller parameters and tuning parameters of the terminal attractor are consistent with the previous sections. The simulation results clearly show that changing the controller parameters and can change the time of the system state variable to reach the steady state. And the smaller the and values of the system are, the faster the convergence time will be. Moreover, the influence of on the convergence time of the system state variable is more than the influence of on it. The simulation results are consistent with the theoretical analysis of the maximum stable time of the system in the previous section. Thus, the values of and also affect the stability value of the system state That is to say, we can get the size of the system state variables to the numerical value we need by controlling the size of and .
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4. FixedTime Synchronization and Parameters Identification
In the longterm operation of the grid, changes in the working environment will affect the parameters of the grid model. Therefore, it is very important to identify the parameters of the chaotic model of the power grid. Without considering the effects of higher harmonic disturbances, electromagnetic interference, etc., according to the previous analysis, the uncertain response system is given as follows:The following describes the identification of unknown parameters in the model.
Theorem 6. Construct a synchronization parameter observer [31]Take the controller:and the following adaptive law of parameters:where is the synchronization error between the observer state variable and the original system state variable; is the arbitrary positive constant; is tuning parameter feedback gain, and is the arbitrary positive constant. The meaning of “” is the system state variable , the meaning of “” is the system state variable . Then the state variables in the observer (18) can be synchronized with the state variables in the system (17), and the unknown parameters , , , can be identified.
Proof. The error system can be obtained from (18)–(20):where is the error between the estimated and the actual value of the unknown parameter.
We select the Lyapunov candidate functionThe derivative of the subsystem trajectory in (22) can be obtained:where , Thus, it follows from Lemma 4 thatWe can obtain stable time of the error system (21) by Lemma 3:which means that , , , , , when .
Then, we compare the parameter identification method based on the fixedtime synchronization observer with the parameter identification method which did not introduce the fixedtime control. If given , , , , ; the simulation results of the identification method are shown in Figure 6. The blue dashed line indicates the identification curve of the synchronization parameter observer (SPO), and the red solid line represents the identification curve of the fixedtime synchronization parameter observer (FSPO).
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To measure the dynamic and static performance of the identification system, we define ±3% of the identified target value to identify the stable area. As shown in the experimental simulation, we observe that both methods can accurately identify the parameters to the target value of , , , .
There are obvious differences between the rapidity and stability of identification. The parameters a, b, c, and d are driven to the target value for a long time; the overshoot of identification curve is large with obvious chattering phenomenon in the stable region by SPO. However, the target value of FSPO approach is faster, and the overshoot of identification curve is less with no obvious chattering phenomenon basically. The data of adjustment time and absolute error in the stable area is shown in Table 1.

In summary, compared with the parameter identification based on synchronous observer, the FSPO has the following advantages:
The speed of identification is accelerated and the stability of the system is improved without obvious overshoot and chattering phenomenon. Multiple Object synchronous identification is realized, and the dynamic and static performance of the identification system are good. But the parameter identification time is still long, so we are studying more superior methods to optimize parameter identification.
5. Conclusions
In this paper, we have studied the adaptive fixedtime stability of chaotic oscillation in second order power system. An efficient adaptive controller is proposed, which can stabilize the chaotic oscillation in second order power system in fixed time. Then the uncertain parameters can be identified in fixed time by synchronous observer with adaptive law of parameters. The simulation results show the effectiveness and feasibility of the proposed method. In the highorder systems with interference, the convergence time of the proposed method may be slow, but it is still superior to other methods. The improved method is being studied to solve this problem by us. In addition, considering that noise perturbation is ubiquitous, we will investigate a methodology to solve noise perturbation in our future work and further research the fixedtime stability of fourthorder power system.
Data Availability
The data used to support the findings of this study are available from the corresponding author upon request.
Conflicts of Interest
The authors declare no conflicts of interest.
Authors’ Contributions
Caoyuan Ma and Wenbei Wu contributed equally to this work and should be considered cofirst authors.
Acknowledgments
This work is supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (71573256) and National Key Research and Development Plan of China (2017YFC0804408).
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