Simplified Takagi-Sugeno Fuzzy Regulator Design for Stabilizing Control of Electromagnetic Levitation System

  • Ravi V. GandhiEmail author
  • Dipak M. Adhyaru
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 757)


This paper presents a simplified yet an effective design of the Takagi-Sugeno (T-S) fuzzy regulator based on pole-placement approach. In this research, the designed regulator is implemented for a class of nonlinear and unstable Electromagnetic Levitation System (EMLS). The primary objective of the designed regulator is to maintain the position of the levitated object for a set of operating points without changing the regulator gains. Investigation reveals that the proposed regulator offers robust performance under the large variation of the operating conditions. The simulation results for the EMLS are presented to validate the performance effectiveness of the considered regulator design compared to the regulator designed by well-known LMI approach under the diversified operating conditions with or without enormous variations of the vertical payload disturbance.


Takagi-Sugeno fuzzy regulator Electromagnetic levitation system Pole-placement Stability analysis 



The proposed research work is a part of the full-time Ph.D. of Ravi V. Gandhi under the Visvesvaraya Ph.D. Scheme which is governed by the M.H.R.D., India.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of TechnologyNirma UniversityAhmedabadIndia

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