Robust impulsive control of motion systems with uncertain friction

N. Wouw, van de, R.I. Leine

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In this paper, we consider the robust set-point stabilization problem for motion systems subject to friction. Robustness aspects are particularly relevant in practice, where uncertainties in the friction model are unavoidable. We propose an impulsive feedback control design that robustly stabilizes the set-point for a class of position-, velocity-and time-dependent friction laws with uncertainty. Moreover, it is shown that this control strategy guarantees the finite-time convergence to the set-point which is a favorable characteristic of the resulting closed loop from a transient performance perspective. The results are illustrated by means of a representative motion control example
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)369-397
JournalInternational Journal of Robust and Nonlinear Control
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 2011


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