Fractional Order Feedback Control of a Ball and Beam System

Choudhary, Santosh Kumar (2014) Fractional Order Feedback Control of a Ball and Beam System. International Journal of Computer, Information, Systems and Control Engineering , 8 (7). pp. 1120-1126. ISSN 1307-6892

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In this paper, fractional order feedback control of a ball beam model is investigated. The ball beam model is a particular example of the double Integrator system having strongly nonlinear characteristics and unstable dynamics which make the control of such system a challenging task. Most of the work in fractional order control systems are in theoretical nature and controller design and its implementation in practice is very small. In this work, a successful attempt has been made to design a fractional order PIλDμ controller for a benchmark laboratory ball and beam model. Better performance can be achieved using a fractional order PID controller and it is demonstrated through simulations results with a comparison to the classic PID controller.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Fractional order calculus, fractional order controller, fractional order system, ball and beam system, PIλDμ controller, modelling, simulation.
Subjects: Engineering > MIT Manipal > Instrumentation and Control
Depositing User: MIT Library
Date Deposited: 12 Jan 2015 06:03
Last Modified: 12 Jan 2015 06:03

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