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Control of a permanent magnet synchronous motor with a fuzzy sliding-mode controller

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This paper is concerned with the topics in the speed control of a permanent magnet synchronous motor (PMSM). First, the vector control scheme in the synchronously rotating reference frame is used to formulate the PMSM model as the system plant. Then, the modern control theory using a sliding mode with fuzzy controller is presented to design the corresponding closed-loop system and Matlab/Simulink software is used for computer simulation. The original PMSM is stable, sluggish with large overshoot deficiency. It can be shown that the proposed fuzzy sliding-mode controller not only can delete the overshoot problem and achieve very good tracking performance without zero steady-state errors, but can also obtain good robustness to system parameter uncertainty. This proposed fuzzy-sliding mode controller for PMSM can be applied to the positioning control of the robot arms to suppress unnecessary vibrations. For assembly lines, this proposed controller can be used to obtain fast tracking ability, less steady-state errors, and robustness for different velocity movements.

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Kuo, C.J., Hsu, C. & Tsai, C. Control of a permanent magnet synchronous motor with a fuzzy sliding-mode controller. Int J Adv Manuf Technol 32, 757–763 (2007). https://doi.org/10.1007/s00170-005-0393-2

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  • Permanent magnet synchronous motor
  • Fuzzy controller
  • Fuzzy sliding-mode controller