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Fault Tolerant Neuro-Robust Position Control of DC Motors

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DC motors are widely used in industry such as mechanics, robotics, and aerospace engineering. In this paper, we present a high performance control method for position control of DC motors. Fault-tolerant control model are also addressed to combine with neuro-robust control approach. It is shown that with the proposed control algorithms, external disturbances and coupled dynamics inherent in the system are effectively compensated using neural network unit in which no analytical estimation on the upper bound of the reconstruction error and uncertainties is needed. Simulations on various flight conditions also confirm the effectiveness of the proposed methods.

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R. Zhang and M. Bikdash, "Fault Tolerant Neuro-Robust Position Control of DC Motors," Journal of Electromagnetic Analysis and Applications, Vol. 3 No. 10, 2011, pp. 412-415. doi: 10.4236/jemaa.2011.310065.


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