Dual-Actuated Vibration Isolation Technology for a Rotary System’s Position Control on a Vibrating Frame: Disturbance Rejection and Active Damping
A vibration isolation technology for precise position
control of a rotary system powered by two permanent magnet DC
(PMDC) motors is proposed, where this system is mounted on an
oscillatory frame. To achieve vibration isolation for this system,
active damping and disturbance rejection (ADDR) technology
is presented which introduces a cooperation of a main and
an auxiliary PMDC, controlled by discrete-time sliding mode
control (DTSMC) based schemes. The controller of the main
actuator tracks a desired position and the auxiliary actuator
simultaneously isolates the induced vibration, as its controller
follows a torque trend. To determine this torque trend, a
combination of two algorithms is introduced by the ADDR
technology. The first torque-trend producing algorithm rejects
the disturbance by counteracting the perturbation, estimated
using a model-based observer. The second torque trend applies
active variable damping to minimize the oscillation of the output
shaft. In this practice, the presented technology is implemented
on a rotary system with a pendulum attached, mounted on a
linear actuator simulating an oscillation-transmitting structure.
In addition, the obtained results illustrate the functionality of the
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