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Novel Peak-Seeking Algorithm to Optimize Performance of Dynamic Systems

NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center, CA, United States

TECHNOLOGY SUMMARY

This peak-seeking control algorithm automatically optimizes a dynamic system in real time to meet a specified performance objective. Originally developed for aviation applications, this algorithm can be applied to a broad class of engineering problems in a wide range of industries.

Primary Application Area: Defense & Transportation

Technology Development Status: Prototype

Technology Readiness Level: TRL 4

FIGURES OF MERIT

Value Proposition: This technology offers several benefits:

Responsive: Adjusts in response to real-time environmental changes
Forward-thinking: Considers impact of noise during initial design phase
Results-oriented: Increases performance and fuel savings for flight applications; optimizes performance for other applications
Streamlined: Allows for design of all dimensions of the process simultaneously

SHOWCASE SUMMARY

Organization Type: Academic/Gov Lab

Showcase Booth #: 322

Website: http://www.nasa.gov/offices/ipp/centers/dfrc/technology/Fiber-Optic-Sensing-Suite.html

GOVT/EXTERNAL FUNDING SOURCES

Government Funding/Support to Date: This technology was developed by NASA.

Primary Sources of Funding: Other

Looking for: Development / License Partners