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Tracking Control with Zero Phase-Difference for Linear Switched Reluctance Machines Network

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College of Mechatronics and Control Engineering, Shenzhen University, Shenzhen 518060, China;[email protected] (B.Z.); [email protected] (J.F.P.); [email protected] (W.R.); [email protected] (L.Q.)
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Laboratory of Advanced Unmanned Systems Technology, Northwestern Polytechnical University,Shenzhen 518060, China; [email protected] (J.L.); [email protected] (H.D.)
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Energies 2017, 10(7), 949; https://doi.org/10.3390/en10070949
Received: 26 April 2017 / Revised: 16 June 2017 / Accepted: 4 July 2017 / Published: 8 July 2017
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Networked and Distributed Control Systems)
This paper discusses the control of the linear switched reluctance machines (LSRMs) network for the zero phase-difference tracking to a sinusoidal reference. The dynamics of each LSRM is derived by online system identification and modeled as a second-order linear system. Accordingly, based on the coupled harmonic oscillators synchronization manner, a distributed control strategy is proposed to synchronize each LSRM state to a virtual LSRM node representing the external sinusoidal reference for tracking it with zero phase-difference. Subsequently, a simulation scenario and an experimental platform with the identical parameter setup are designed to investigate the tracking performance of the LSRMs network constructed by the proposed distributed control strategy. Finally, the simulation and experimental results verify the effectiveness of the proposed LSRMs network controller, and also prove that the coupled harmonic oscillators synchronization method can improve the synchronization tracking performance and precision. View Full-Text
Keywords: linear switched reluctance machine (LSRM); coordinated network; distributed control; synchronization tracking linear switched reluctance machine (LSRM); coordinated network; distributed control; synchronization tracking
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Zhang, B.; Pan, J.; Yuan, J.; Rao, W.; Qiu, L.; Luo, J.; Dai, H. Tracking Control with Zero Phase-Difference for Linear Switched Reluctance Machines Network. Energies 2017, 10, 949.

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