Application of Four Control Strategies to High Speed Independent Drive Systems

RW Beaven, LD Wilkes, MT Wright, SD Garvey (Aston University) & MI Friswell (University of Wales Swansea)

Control Engineering Practice, Vol. 3, No. 8, August 1995, pp. 1059-1065


This paper examines the application and limitations of a number of control strategies for high-speed independent drives systems, where event cycles are measured in 10's of milliseconds. The controllers examined include Proportional Integral and Derivative (PID) with velocity feedforward (VFF), the standard industrial control algorithm for this application, H infinity-norm optimisation, set-point gain scheduling, and a self-tuning regulator. All controllers were tested on industrial design examples implemented on the Drives Test Facility at Aston University.

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