Fault detection in a belt-drive system

  • Rafael Martinez-Guerra
  • Juan Luis Mata-Machuca
Part of the Understanding Complex Systems book series (UCS)


In this chapter a fault detection method is proposed to detect the belt breakdown in a belt drive system where it is assumed that a DC motor drives an inertial load through a belt. The proposed approach is based on a proportional reduced order observer (see Lemma 3.1) designed using differential algebraic techniques. Experimental results are given to evaluate the proposed approach.


Fault Detection Fault Diagnosis Inertial Load Laboratory Prototype Fault Detection Method 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Rafael Martinez-Guerra
    • 1
  • Juan Luis Mata-Machuca
    • 2
  1. 1.Departamento de Control AutomaticoCINVESTAV-IPNMexico, D.F.Mexico
  2. 2.Unidad Profesional Interdisciplinaria en Ingenieria y Tecnologias AvanzadasInstituto Politecnico Nacional Academia de MecatronicaMexico, D.F.Mexico

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