Generic two-degree-of-freedom linear and fuzzy controllers for integral processes

Radu Emil Precup, Stefan Preitl, Emil M. Petriu, József K. Tar, Marius L. Tomescu, Claudiu Pozna

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This paper presents a new framework for the design of generic two-degree-of-freedom (2-DOF), linear and fuzzy, controllers dedicated to a class of integral processes specific to servo systems. The first part of the paper presents four 2-DOF linear PI controller structures that are designed using the Extended Symmetrical Optimum method to ensure the desired overshoot and settling time. The second part of the paper presents an original design method for 2-DOF Takagi-Sugeno PI-fuzzy controllers based on the stability analysis theorem. Experimental results for the speed control of a servo system with variable load illustrate the performance of the new generic control structures.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)980-1003
Number of pages24
JournalJournal of the Franklin Institute
Issue number10
Publication statusPublished - Dec 1 2009



  • Fuzzy control
  • PI and PID control
  • Servo systems
  • Tracking
  • Tuning

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Control and Systems Engineering
  • Signal Processing
  • Computer Networks and Communications
  • Applied Mathematics

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