# Experimental Design of Fast Terminal Sliding Mode Control for Valve Regulation under Water Load Uncertainty for Precision Irrigation

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## Abstract

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## 1. Introduction

- Experimental validation using a DC motor plant, the central component of the electrical valve control, adding load experiments so that the design results will be closer to reality in the field.
- Proposing the FTSMC method for solving problems in precision irrigation applications.
- An in-depth investigation of the accuracy comparison of the proposed method compared to conventional control techniques, namely error, overshoot, and signal response rate.
- Detailed experimental design and stability analysis of the proposed method.

## 2. Problem Statement and Design

#### 2.1. Uncertainty Issue

#### 2.2. Valve Control Model

#### 2.3. Fast Terminal Sliding Mode Control Design

**Remark**

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- Simulate the gain value using the software concerning the convergence of the Lyapunov stability guarantee.
- Adjust the gain value referring to the simulation results with the amplifier capability in the experimental validator device.

## 3. Results and Discussion

**Remark**

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## 4. Conclusions

## Author Contributions

## Funding

## Data Availability Statement

## Acknowledgments

## Conflicts of Interest

## Abbreviations

FTSMC | Fast Terminal Sliding Mode Control |

SMC | Sliding Mode Control |

RMSE | Root Mean Square Error |

PID | Proportional Integral Derivative |

DC | Direct Current |

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**Figure 1.**Manual valve regulation for agricultural irrigation in Jeneponto, South Sulawesi, Indonesia.

rmse (Degree) at 0 kg | rmse (Degree) at 1 kg | |
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FTSMC | 0.571 | 0.906 |

SMC | 0.574 | 0.917 |

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Experimental Design of Fast Terminal Sliding Mode Control for Valve Regulation under Water Load Uncertainty for Precision Irrigation. *Actuators* **2023**, *12*, 155.
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Experimental Design of Fast Terminal Sliding Mode Control for Valve Regulation under Water Load Uncertainty for Precision Irrigation. *Actuators*. 2023; 12(4):155.
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