Anti-Swing Adaptive Fuzzy Controller for an Overhead Crane with Hoisting

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Conference Proceeding


This paper presents a novel method for adaptive anti-swing fuzzy logic control for overhead cranes with hoisting. The control action is distributed between three fuzzy logic controllers (FLC’s): trolley controller, hoist controller, and anti-swing controller. A method for varying the ranges of the variables of the three controllers as a function of the crane’s parameters and/or motion variables is presented. Simulation examples show that the proposed controller can successfully drive overhead cranes under various operating conditions.


Control equipment; Control theory; Fuzzy systems; Gantry cranes; Motion control devices


Acoustics, Dynamics, and Controls | Controls and Control Theory | Mechanical Engineering


Conference Held: Anaheim, California, USA, November 13 – 19, 2004


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