Open Science Research Excellence
@article{(International Science Index):http://waset.org/publications/4480,
  title    = {Sprayer Boom Active Suspension Using Intelligent Active Force Control},
  author    = {M. Tahmasebi and  R.A. Rahman and  M. Mailah and  M. Gohari},
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  abstract  = {The control of sprayer boom undesired vibrations pose a great challenge to investigators due to various disturbances and conditions. Sprayer boom movements lead to reduce of spread efficiency and crop yield. This paper describes the design of a novel control method for an active suspension system applying proportional-integral-derivative (PID) controller with an active force control (AFC) scheme integration of an iterative learning algorithm employed to a sprayer boom. The iterative learning as an intelligent method is principally used as a method to calculate the best value of the estimated inertia of the sprayer boom needed for the AFC loop. Results show that the proposed AFC-based scheme performs much better than the standard PID control technique. Also, this shows that the system is more robust and accurate.
},
    journal   = {International Journal of Mechanical, Aerospace, Industrial, Mechatronic and Manufacturing Engineering},  volume    = {6},
  number    = {8},
  year      = {2012},
  pages     = {1533 - 1537},
  ee        = {http://waset.org/publications/4480},
  url       = {http://waset.org/Publications?p=68},
  bibsource = {http://waset.org/Publications},
  issn      = {eISSN:1307-6892},
  publisher = {World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology},
  index     = {International Science Index 68, 2012},
}