Adversarial control scheme for an islanded power plant

Efstathios Kontourast, Antonios Tzes, Leonidas Dritsas

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Abstract

This paper addresses the concept of an adversarial control scheme designed for an islanded power plant with input hard constraints. The system evolves in the discrete-time domain and is subject to performance and alarm state constraints, both described by convex and compact polyhedral sets, that represent valid domains of safe operation under the effect of a stabilizing output-feedback controller. An attacker succeeds in gaining access to the automatic generation control unit of the system and sends false control commands, whenever necessary, attempting to drive the state vector outside the performance set, at the maximum admissible rate, without violating any alarm constraints. Simulation studies highlight the effects of the adversarial policies on the physical plant.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publication2016 European Control Conference, ECC 2016
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
Pages307-312
Number of pages6
ISBN (Electronic)9781509025916
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 6 2017
Event2016 European Control Conference, ECC 2016 - Aalborg, Denmark
Duration: Jun 29 2016Jul 1 2016

Other

Other2016 European Control Conference, ECC 2016
CountryDenmark
CityAalborg
Period6/29/167/1/16

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Control and Systems Engineering
  • Control and Optimization

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Kontourast, E., Tzes, A., & Dritsas, L. (2017). Adversarial control scheme for an islanded power plant. In 2016 European Control Conference, ECC 2016 (pp. 307-312). [7810303] Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.. https://doi.org/10.1109/ECC.2016.7810303