Output–Feedback Regulation of the Contact-Force in High-Speed Train Pantographs

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Alessandro Pisano, Elio Usai

Dipartimento di Ingegneria Elettrica ed Elettronica (DIEE), Universitá di Cagliari-Piazza d’ Armi, 09123 Cagliari-Italy

J. Dyn. Sys., Meas., Control 126(1), 82-87 (Apr 12, 2004) (6 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1649973 History: Received June 24, 2002; Revised August 12, 2003; Online April 12, 2004
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The system train-pantograph-catenary
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The time-varying uncertain linear model
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A schematic representation of the control scheme
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The contact force [N] during acceleration from rest
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The magnified contact force during acceleration from rest
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The control force during acceleration from rest
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The contact force during travel at 320 km/h
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The control force during travel at 320 km/h




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