Position Controller Design and Implementation of Ball and Beam System with SMC and PD Control Methods

: pp. 120 – 126
Received: October 04, 2020
Revised: November 09, 2020
Accepted: November 16, 2020
Mus Alparslan University

Today, several methods are proposed and tested for controlling many nonlinear and unstable systems. This study employed the sliding mode control (SMC) and proportional-derivative (PD), which are used to control the position and modeling of ball and beam system that is a fundamental system used to test the control methods. Such systems are nonlinear and unstable due to their nature. Therefore, these systems are affected by external disturbances and this leads to a decrease in the control quality. The study tested the system by utilizing the classical PD and SMC methods, and the results were assessed by employing the Integral-Square-Error (ISE) performance criterion. The system results were provided as graphics and tables. Besides, the results were compared and analyzed.

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T. Abut. Position controller design and implementation of ball and beam system with SMC and PD control methods. Energy Engineering and Control Systems, 2020, Vol. 6, No. 2, pp. 120 – 126. https://doi.org/10.23939/jeecs2020.02.120