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Fuzzy-sliding-mode control for vibration damping of flexible structures
Author(s): John E. Meyer; Shawn Edward Burke; James E. Hubbard
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Paper Abstract

A control methodology integrating sliding mode control, distributed parameter systems theory, and fuzzy control is presented for the vibration damping of flexible structures. The method reduces the theoretically infinite-order system to a second-order representation, still capturing its vibratory nature in a series of decentralized input/output loops. A sliding controller is then designed with fuzzy control gain weighting to increase the performance of the system off the sliding surface. The results of computer simulations are presented including comparisons demonstrating superior damping performance to output velocity feedback.

Paper Details

Date Published: 22 July 1993
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 1919, Smart Structures and Materials 1993: Mathematics in Smart Structures, (22 July 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.148410
Show Author Affiliations
John E. Meyer, Charles Stark Draper Lab., Inc. (United States)
Shawn Edward Burke, Charles Stark Draper Lab., Inc. (United States)
James E. Hubbard, Optron Systems, Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1919:
Smart Structures and Materials 1993: Mathematics in Smart Structures
H. Thomas Banks, Editor(s)

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