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Application of an Optimal Control Synthesis Strategy to an Electro-Hydraulic Positioning System

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Richard D. Abbott

Idaho Technology, Salt Lake City, UT 84108

Timothy W. McLain

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Randal W. Beard

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering   Brigham Young University, Provo, UT 84602-4102

J. Dyn. Sys., Meas., Control 123(3), 377-384 (Feb 07, 2000) (8 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1387446 History: Received February 07, 2000
Copyright © 2001 by ASME
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Hydraulic positioning system
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Model versus experimental performance
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Position response for various values of R
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Control usage for various values of R
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Position response for various values of qP
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Step response for SGA and LQR controllers

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