This paper considers the development of closed loop regulation algorithm for membranes, based on the traveling wave approach. The membrane is modeled by a combination of modal decomposition in one spatial axis and transfer functions in the other. The transfer functions are irrational and are shown to represent the wave motion in the system. A dedicated closed loop control algorithm is designed to eliminate the wave reflections in the control axis, achieving by this attenuation of external disturbances. The resulting controllers are irrational as well, and approximations are used to implement them.

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