Reduced-order robust tilt control design for high-speed railway vehicles

Zolotas, Argyrios, Wang, Jun and Goodall, Roger M. (2008) Reduced-order robust tilt control design for high-speed railway vehicles. Vehicle System Dynamics, 46 (Sup 1). pp. 995-1011. ISSN 0042-3114

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This paper presents a study of model reduction techniques, as well as controller reduction via closed-loop considerations in designing robust tilt controllers to improve the curving performance of high-speed railway vehicles. The schemes make exclusive use of local practical signal measurements, i.e. sensors mounted on the current passenger coach. The fundamental problem related to straight-forward classical nulling-feedback control is presented, and the commercially used command-driven with precedence scheme is introduced. Simulation results and an appropriately defined tilt control system assessment method are employed for illustrating the efficacy of the reduced-order robust tilt controller

Keywords:railway vehicles, tilt control, robust control, model reduction, controller reduction
Subjects:H Engineering > H660 Control Systems
G Mathematical and Computer Sciences > G190 Mathematics not elsewhere classified
H Engineering > H100 General Engineering
H Engineering > H332 Rail Vehicle Engineering
Divisions:College of Science > School of Engineering
ID Code:15063
Deposited On:29 Sep 2014 08:41

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