Advances in System Dynamics and Control

Advances in System Dynamics and Control

Ahmad Taher Azar (Prince Sultan University, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabi and Benha University, Egypt) and Sundarapandian Vaidyanathan (Vel Tech University, India)
Release Date: February, 2018|Copyright: © 2018 |Pages: 680|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-4077-9
ISBN13: 9781522540779|ISBN10: 1522540776|EISBN13: 9781522540786

Description

Complex systems are pervasive in many areas of science. With the increasing requirement for high levels of system performance, complex systems has become an important area of research due to its role in many industries.

Advances in System Dynamics and Control provides emerging research on the applications in the field of control and analysis for complex systems, with a special emphasis on how to solve various control design and observer design problems, nonlinear systems, interconnected systems, and singular systems. Featuring coverage on a broad range of topics, such as adaptive control, artificial neural network, and synchronization, this book is an important resource for engineers, professionals, and researchers interested in applying new computational and mathematical tools for solving the complicated problems of mathematical modeling, simulation, and control.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Adaptive Control
  • Artificial Neural Network
  • Chaotic Systems
  • Control Engineering
  • Electronic Circuit
  • Mathematical Modeling
  • Synchronization

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Ahmad Azar (http://www.bu.edu.eg/staff/ahmadazar14) Prof. Ahmad Azar has received the M.Sc. degree in 2006 and Ph.D degree in 2009 from Faculty of Engineering, Cairo University, Egypt. He is a research associate Professor at the college of Engineering, Prince Sultan University, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. He is also an associate professor at the Faculty of Computers and Artificial intelligence, Benha University, Egypt.

Prof. Azar is the Editor in Chief of the International Journal of System Dynamics Applications (IJSDA) published by IGI Global, USA, and is the Editor in Chief of International Journal of Intelligent Engineering Informatics (IJIEI). Prof. Azar has worked as associate editor of IEEE Trans. Neural Networks and Learning Systems from 2013 to 2017. He is currently Associate Editor of ISA Transactios and IEEE systems journal. He serves as international program committee member in many international and peer-reviewed conferences. Prof. Azar has also worked in the areas of Control Theory & Applications, Process Control, Chaos Control and Synchronization, Nonlinear control, Renewable Energy, Computational Intelligence and has authored/coauthored over 200 research publications in peer-reviewed reputed journals, book chapters and conference proceedings. He is an editor of many books in the field of fuzzy logic systems, modeling techniques, control systems, computational intelligence, chaos modeling and machine learning. Prof. Azar is closely associated with several international journals as a reviewer and has been a senior Member of IEEE since Dec. 2013 due to his significant contributions to the profession. Additionally, he is the recipient of several awards including: Benha University Prize for Scientific Excellence (2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018), The paper citation Award from Benha University (2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018). In June 2018, Prof. Azar has been awarded the Egyptian State Prize in Engineering Sciences, the Academy of Scientific Research and Technology of Egypt, 2017. In July 2018 he was selected as a member of Energy and Electricity Research council, Academy of Scientific Research, Ministry of Higher Education. In Aug. 2018 was been selected as senior Member of International Rough Set Society (IRSS).

Additionally, Prof. Ahmad Azar is the chair of the IEEE Computational Intelligence Society (CIS) Egypt Chapter, vice chair of the IEEE Computational Intelligence Society Interdisciplinary Emergent Technologies Task Force, vice-chair of Research Activities of tge IEEE Robotics and Automation Society Egypt Chapter, committee member of IEEE CIS Task Force on Fuzzy Logic in Medical Sciences, and vice-president (North) of System dynamics Africa Regional Chapter and an Academic Member of IEEE Systems, Man, and Cybernetics Society Technical Committee on Computational Collective Intelligence.
Sundarapandian Vaidyanathan has received the Doctor of Science (D.Sc.) degree (1996) in the Department of Electrical and Systems Engineering from Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.A. He is currently the Professor and Dean, Research and Development Centre at Vel Tech University, Avadi, Chennai, India. Dr. Sundarapandian is the Associate Editor of two journals published by IGI Global, USA entitled International Journal of System Dynamics Applications (IJSDA) and International Journal of Rough Sets and Data Analysis (IJRSDA). He has published over 130 Scopus-indexed research publications and five books. He is an active researcher in the areas of Chaos and Control and constructed many novel chaotic and hyperchaotic systems in the chaos literature. He has given many plenary lectures in International Conferences on Control Engineering, Computer Science and information Technology. Dr. Sundarapandian’s research interests include: Control Systems, Dynamical Systems, Stability Theory, Chaos Theory, Computational Science, Mathematical Modelling, Optimal Control, Robotics, Operations Research and Intelligent Control.