Eliminating the Reaching Phase From Variable Structure Control

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Cuneyt Yilmaz, Yildirim Hurmuzlu

Mechanical Engineering Department, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX 75275-0337

J. Dyn. Sys., Meas., Control 122(4), 753-757 (Jan 31, 2000) (5 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1321050 History: Received January 31, 2000
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Grahic Jump Location
Modified sliding surface
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Performance index value change
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Variation of the performance index
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Comparison of errors and control efforts
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Control input using continuously VSC method



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