Synthesis of Active Disturbance Rejection Control

Authors: Alhelou M., Gavrilov A.I. Published: 18.12.2020
Published in issue: #4(133)/2020  
DOI: 10.18698/0236-3933-2020-4-22-41

Category: Informatics, Computer Engineering and Control | Chapter: System Analysis, Control, and Information Processing  
Keywords: general disturbances, estimator, tracking differential, nonlinear state error feedback

Synthesis of Active Disturbance Rejection Control (ADRC) has been discussed in this work. Two main approaches have been presented for the second-order ADRC: Linear ADRC and nonlinear ADRC. A design procedure for the three main components of ADRC: controller, estimator, and disturbance rejection scheme has been presented in each approach. Parameters of the linear approach are tuned using the desired closed loop system bandwidth. Parameters of the nonlinear approach are selected by categorizing them first into usual parameters and key parameters. After that, the key parameters are optimized using Genetic Algorithm (GA). The two approaches have been tested on a quarter-car system that deals with the passenger comfort problem. Simulation results show a good performance and a good compensation for external disturbances and dynamic uncertainties


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