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Robust Zero Power Levitation Control of Quadruple Hybrid EMS System
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Robust Zero Power Levitation Control of Quadruple Hybrid EMS System
Cho, Su-Yeon; Kim, Won-Ho; Jang, Ik-Sang; Kang, Dong-Woo; Lee, Ju;
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This paper presents the improved zero power levitation control algorithm for a quadruple hybrid EMS (Electromagnetic Suspension) system. Quadruple hybrid EMS system is a united form of four hybrid EMS systems one on each corner coupled with a metal plate. Technical issue in controlling a quadruple hybrid EMS system is the permanent magnet`s equilibrium point deviation caused by design tolerance which eventually leads to a limited zero power levitation control that only satisfies the zero power levitation in one or two hybrid EMS system among the four hybrid EMS system. In order to satisfy a complete zero power levitation control of the quadruple hybrid EMS system, the proposed method presented in this paper adds a compensating algorithm which adjusts the gap reference of each individual axe. Later, this paper proves the stability and effectiveness of the proposed control algorithm via experiment and disturbance test.
Magnetic levitation;Maglev;Hybrid EMS;Zero power;Control;
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