By Topic

Adaptive control of full penetration gas tungsten arc welding

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)
Zhang, Y.M. ; Center for Robotics & Manuf. Syst., Kentucky Univ., Lexington, KY, USA ; Kovacevic, R. ; Li, L.

This application paper addresses the control of a nonminimum-phase plant with variable large orders and delays. The process concerned is full penetration gas tungsten arc welding. Based on an analysis of accepted adaptive algorithms, the generalized predictive control algorithm presented by Clarke et al., is selected as the principal control strategy. An adaptive generalized predictive decoupling control scheme is constructed. To decouple the authors' nonminimum-phase multivariable plant, a predictive decoupling algorithm is also proposed. Simulations are performed to determine the default parameters of the algorithms. The performance has been tested by both simulations and experiments

Published in:

Control Systems Technology, IEEE Transactions on  (Volume:4 ,  Issue: 4 )