Summary: The Center for Control, Dynamical Systems, and Computation
University of California at Santa Barbara
Winter 2009 Seminar Series
High Performance Digital Control for Precision
Friday, February 20, 2009 4 - 5 PM Chem 1171
Mechanical motion is ubiquitous in modern technological systems. This talk discusses
high performance digital control algorithms for generating precise mechanical motion
where disturbances having both deterministic and stochastic components exist. Control
algorithms that integrate adaptive filtering for minimizing random disturbances and
internal models for suppressing deterministic disturbances will be presented along with
application examples in laser beam jitter rejection, track following control of computer
disk drive read-write heads track following, and fast tool servo for surface machining.
Also discussed is a graduate class on advanced digital control for mechatronic systems,
where a magnetic bearing system developed by Professor Paden is used.
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