Cart (Loading....) | Create Account
Close category search window

Fuzzy Sliding-Mode Underactuated Control for Autonomous Dynamic Balance of an Electrical Bicycle

Sign In

Cookies must be enabled to login.After enabling cookies , please use refresh or reload or ctrl+f5 on the browser for the login options.

Formats Non-Member Member
$31 $13
Learn how you can qualify for the best price for this item!
Become an IEEE Member or Subscribe to
IEEE Xplore for exclusive pricing!
close button

puzzle piece

IEEE membership options for an individual and IEEE Xplore subscriptions for an organization offer the most affordable access to essential journal articles, conference papers, standards, eBooks, and eLearning courses.

Learn more about:

IEEE membership

IEEE Xplore subscriptions

3 Author(s)
Chih-Lyang Hwang ; Dept. of Electr. Eng., Tamkang Univ., Taipei ; Hsiu-Ming Wu ; Ching-Long Shih

The purpose of this paper is to stabilize the running motion of an electrical bicycle. In order to do so, two strategies are employed in this paper. One is to control the bike's center of gravity (CG), and the other is to control the angle of the bike's steering handle. As in general, the control of the CG applies a pendulum. An additional factor is the lean angle with respect to the gravitational direction of the bicycle in motion. In this total, the proposed system produces three outputs that will affect the dynamic balance of an electrical bicycle: the bike's pendulum angle, lean angle, and steering angle. Based on the data of input-output, two scaling factors are first employed to normalize the sliding surface and its derivative. According to the concept of the if-then rule, an appropriate rule table for the ith subsystem is obtained. Then, the output scaling factor based on Lyapunov stability is determined. The purpose of using the proposed fuzzy sliding-mode underactuated control (FSMUAC) is to deal with the huge uncertainties of a bicycle system often caused by different ground conditions and gusts of wind. Finally, the simulations for the electrical bicycle in motion under ordinary PID control, modified proportional-derivative control, and FSMUAC are compared to judge the efficiency of our proposed control method.

Published in:

Control Systems Technology, IEEE Transactions on  (Volume:17 ,  Issue: 3 )

Date of Publication:

May 2009

Need Help?

IEEE Advancing Technology for Humanity About IEEE Xplore | Contact | Help | Terms of Use | Nondiscrimination Policy | Site Map | Privacy & Opting Out of Cookies

A not-for-profit organization, IEEE is the world's largest professional association for the advancement of technology.
© Copyright 2014 IEEE - All rights reserved. Use of this web site signifies your agreement to the terms and conditions.