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access icon openaccess Active vibration control of smart flexible piezoelectric beam with a tip mass using hybrid FX-VSSLMS algorithm

This study concerns adaptive feedforward and hybrid (combined feedback and feedforward) control systems for active vibration suppression of smart flexible beam with a tip mass. By analysing traditional feedforward filtered-X least mean square (FXLMS) algorithm and filtered-X variable step size least mean square (FX-VSSLMS) algorithm, a new hybrid FX-VSSLMS algorithm is developed to improve the control performance of feedforward controllers. A stainless steel beam with a tip mass is employed to simulate flexible robot arm with varying loads. Piezoelectric actuators and sensors are attached to the surface of the beam. Comparison experiments show the effectiveness and benefits of the proposed hybrid FX-VSSLMS method.


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