Automatic Control of Hydraulic Systems


This book discusses numerous topics related to developing and using hydraulic control systems. Both novice and advanced readers interested in industrial control applications will find the presentations and themes in the collection worth reading.” – Dr. Kouvakas Nikolaos, Associate Professor, Department of Digital Industry Technologies, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece.

Automatic Control of Hydraulic Systems

Hydraulic actuators and valves are essential to deliver and regulate forces and moments for industrial, automotive, and aeronautical applications. The evolution of hydraulic systems to cover the demands of Industry 4.0 through the digitation of hydraulic valves makes the automatic control of hydraulic actuators crucial for production lines and processes. This book focuses on automatic control algorithms for hydraulic actuators.

Table of Contents


Chapter 1. Robust Controller Design for Uncertain Hydraulic Actuators Using Sine-Cosine Optimization Algorithms
Michael G. Skarpetis1 and Fotis N. Koumboulis2
1Core Department, National, and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece
2Department of Digital Industry Technologies, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece

Chapter 2. Flatness-Based Control in Successive Loops for Robotic and Mechatronic Systems with Electro-Hydraulic Actuation
G. Rigatos1, M. Abbaszadeh2, J. Pomares3, P. Wira4
1Unit of Industrial Automation, Industrial Systems Institute, Rion Patras, Greece
2Department of ECS Eng., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York, USA
3Department of Systems Engineering, University of Alicante, Alicante, Spain
4IRIMAS, Universite de Haute Alsace, Mulhouse, France

Chapter 3. Optimized Fuzzy Sliding Mode Tracking Control of an Electro-Hydraulic Actuator System: A Simulation Study
Muhamad Fadli Ghani1,2, Rozaimi Ghazali2, Hazriq Izzuan Jaafar2, Chong Chee Soon3 and Zulfatman Has4
1Malaysian Institute of Marine Engineering Technology (MIMET), Universiti Kuala Lumpur, Perak, Malaysia
2Centre for Robotics and Industrial Automation (CeRIA), Fakulti Kejuruteraan Elektrik, Universiti Teknikal Malaysia Melaka, Melaka, Malaysia
3Department of Engineering and Built Environment, Tunku Abdul Rahman University College, Penang Branch Campus, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
4Electrical Engineering Department, University of Muhammadiyah Malang, Malang, Indonesia

Chapter 4. An Advanced Neural-Disturbance-Observer Control Method for Constrained
Hydraulic Systems
Dang Xuan Ba1 and Kyoung Kwan Ahn2
1Department of Automatic Control, Hochiminh City University of Technology and Education (HCMUTE), Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
2Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Ulsan (UoU), Ulsan City, Korea


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