A real-time self-tuning web tension regulation scheme

  • Brian T. Boulter
  • Zhiqiang Gao


A self-tuning control scheme is proposed for tension regulation in a web transport system. A computationally efficient self-tuning method is first described. The frequency domain model of the plant is then described. Simulations of the on-line tuning are presented. The paper closes with a discussion of cognizant real-time implementation issues.


Controller Parameter Loop Gain Unmodeled Dynamic Loop Shaping Tension Zone 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Brian T. Boulter
    • 1
  • Zhiqiang Gao
    • 2
  1. 1.Systems DivisionReliance Electric CorporationCleveland
  2. 2.Dept. of Electrical EngineeringCleveland State UniversityCleveland

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