International Journal of Fuzzy Systems

, Volume 21, Issue 8, pp 2625–2631 | Cite as

Stability Analysis of T–S Fuzzy Control Systems Subject to Actuator Saturation

  • Zhenhuan WangEmail author
  • Yue Zhao
  • Hairui Du
  • Kairui Cao


In this paper, a stability analysis method based on a type of staircase membership functions is proposed for fuzzy control systems with actuator saturation. The staircase membership functions are used to approximate the membership functions of the fuzzy models. Due to the discreteness and finiteness of the values of staircase membership functions, the fuzzy summation inequalities describing the stability of closed-loop system can be converted to a finite number of linear matrix inequalities. The proposed method has a low degree of conservativeness since the information of membership functions is introduced into the stability analysis. Simulation results are given to show the effectiveness of the proposed methods.


Fuzzy control systems Staircase membership functions Actuator saturation Attractive domains Linear matrix inequalities 



This work was supported in part by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (61640301, 61673130, and 61703120).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Zhenhuan Wang
    • 1
    Email author
  • Yue Zhao
    • 2
  • Hairui Du
    • 1
  • Kairui Cao
    • 1
  1. 1.Space Control and Inertial Technology Research CenterHarbin Institute of TechnologyHarbinChina
  2. 2.Department of Control Science and EngineeringHarbin Institute of TechnologyHarbinChina

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