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Train Velocity Tracking Control with Considering Wheel-Rail Adhesion

  • Zhechen Wang
  • Yingmin Jia
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 528)

Abstract

Velocity tracking plays a key role in train safe operation. Furthermore, the complex relation between wheels and rail affects velocity tracking. How to obtain a precise tracking algorithm with considering wheel-rail adhesion is a hard problem. This paper designs controllers in two cases respectively. The first algorithm is obtained based on the known wheel-rail adhesion model, while the second one is given with considering the unknown parameters of adhesion model. The simulation results comfirm the availability of the proposed controllers.

Keywords

Velocity tracking Wheel-rail adhesion Uncertainties Sliding mode control 

Notes

Acknowledgements

This work was supported by the NSFC (61327807, 61521091, 61520106010, 61134005) and the National Basic Research Program of China (973 Program: 2012CB821200, 2012CB821201).

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.The Seventh Research Division and the Center for Information and Control, School of Automation Science and Electrical EngineeringBeihang University (BUAA)BeijingChina

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