Electrohydraulic Control using Neural MRAC based on a Modified State Observer
A new model reference adaptive control design method using neural networks that improves both transient and steady-state performance is proposed in this paper. Stable tracking of a desired trajectory can be achieved for nonlinear systems having significant uncertainties. An uncertainty-state observer structure is designed to achieve desired transient performance. The neural network adaptation rule is derived using Lyapunov theory, which guarantees stability of the error dynamics and boundedness of the neural network weights. An extra term is added in the controller expression to introduce a “soft-switching” sliding mode that can be used to reduce tracking error. The proposed design method is applied to control the velocity and position of an electrohydraulic piston comprising industrial components and having a limited bandwidth, and experimental results demonstrate its effectiveness as compared to commonly used controllers.
Y. Yang et al., "Electrohydraulic Control using Neural MRAC based on a Modified State Observer," IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, vol. 18, no. 3, pp. 867-877, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), Jun 2013.
The definitive version is available at https://doi.org/10.1109/TMECH.2012.2193592
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Keywords and Phrases
Adaptive Control; Electrohydraulic Systems; Neural Networks
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