Title: The simplified STR applied to an asymmetric hydraulic servo system

Authors: Chih Hsiung Huang, Ying Tsai Wang

Addresses: Department of Mechanical Engineering, National Taiwan Institute of Technology, Taipei, Taiwan. ' Department of Mechanical Engineering, National Taiwan Institute of Technology, Taipei, Taiwan

Abstract: A single-rod cylinder servo system driving a single-side load is typically a 4th-order non-linear and discontinuous system. However, its asymmetric nature will cause steady state error in position control. At the low frequency of interest, this system can be simplified as a 1st-order ARMA model and the PEDF algorithm is used for parameter adaptation. In addition to tracing the time-varying and discontinuous parameters, the PEDF is to ensure the covariance matrix is bounded so as to guard against peak in the parameter adaptation process. To eliminate steady state error, an integrator is included in the structure of implicit STR and it only estimates two controller parameters by applying the final value theorem of the z-transform. The proposed implicit STR not only avoids unstable pole-zero cancellation, but also prevents the redundant zero of the high order model from being hidden. Finally, various experiments prove its effectiveness and adaptation numerically.

Keywords: hydraulic servo systems; asymmetric actuatator servo systems; single-side load; parameter adaptation; steady state error; auto-regressive moving average; ARMA; prediction-error directional-forgetting factor; PEDF; self-tuning regulator; STR.

DOI: 10.1504/IJCAT.1996.062316

International Journal of Computer Applications in Technology, 1996 Vol.9 No.5/6, pp.249 - 258

Available online: 03 Jun 2014 *

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