White Paper: Intelligent Hybrid Control Strategy for Trajectory Tracking of Robot Manipulators
We address the problem of robust tracking control using a PD-plus-feed forward controller and an intelligent adaptive robust compensator for a rigid robotic manipulator with uncertain dynamics and external disturbances. A key feature of this scheme is that soft computer methods are used to learn the upper bound of system uncertainties and adjust the width of the boundary layer base.
In this note, motivated by the PD-plus-feedforward control idea and Man’s work, a new intelligent adaptive robust control scheme is proposed for robot manipulators with model uncertainties and external disturbance. The novel control scheme proposed in this paper contains a PD plus-feedforward part and an intelligent robust compensational part.
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Annual Salary Survey
Before the calendar turned, 2016 already had the makings of a pivotal year for manufacturing, and for the world.
There were the big events for the year, including the United States as Partner Country at Hannover Messe in April and the 2016 International Manufacturing Technology Show in Chicago in September. There's also the matter of the U.S. presidential elections in November, which promise to shape policy in manufacturing for years to come.
But the year started with global economic turmoil, as a slowdown in Chinese manufacturing triggered a worldwide stock hiccup that sent values plummeting. The continued plunge in world oil prices has resulted in a slowdown in exploration and, by extension, the manufacture of exploration equipment.
Read more: 2015 Salary Survey