Adaptive Inverse for Actuator Compensation (AIFAC) Simulink Toolbox
Why the AIFAC Toolbox?
Actuator nonlinearities such as dead-zone, backlash, and hysteresis are ubiquitous in mechanical connections, hydraulic servo-valves, electric servomotors, piezoelectric, pneumatic and magnetic actuators, and even appear in biomedical systems. The Adaptive Inverse For Actuator Compensation (AIFAC) Toolbox for Simulnk allows control system engineers to design high-performance adaptive controllers to compensate for uncertain or undesirable actuator dynamics that would otherwise adversely affect closed-loop control system performance.
Importantly, the Simulink Toolbox implementations are compatible with MathWorks real-time rapid prototyping tools, such as Real-Time Workshop. This compatibility allows users to generate code and efficiently produce prototype and production systems that include adaptive inverse algorithms for the accommodation of uncertain nonlinear actuator dynamics.
AIFAC is Simulink Toolbox, which requires, at a minimum, a license for Matlab and Simulink products from The Mathworks – Release 2007b or later.
The AIFAC toolbox is a collection of reusable Simlink blocks in Simulink library form. After installation, AIFAC appears as a folder within the Simulink library browser. The blocks may be used like any other Simulink component. Each block has an integrated help page.
All AIFAC blocks are masked, providing a dialog for entering block parameters, including prompts and help text. Each toolbox component has an integrated help page. This page is accessible by selecting the “Help” menu item on the component’s right-click context menu.
The AIFAC Toolbox contains over a dozen Simulink blocks to improve the performance of systems with backlash, dead-zone, hysteresis, and other nonlinear characteristics. For more information, download the Software User’s Manual.
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