A Hybrid Extended Kalman Filter as an Observer for a Pot-Electro-Magnetic Actuator

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This paper deals with an application in which a hybrid extended Kalman Filter (HEKF) is used to estimate state variables in a U-shaped electro-magnetic actuator to be used in mechanical systems. In this context a hybrid Kalman Filter is the one which switches between different models. The paper proposes a hybrid model for an extended Kalman Filter to be used as an observer to estimate the state and to control the force of the actuator. Applications include position, velocity and force control in automotive, engine and manufacturing systems. This work is focused on the estimation of state variables of the actuator. Simulated results show the effectiveness of the proposed approach.
Original languageEnglish
Article number012015
JournalJournal of Physics: Conference Series
Issue number1
Number of pages12
Publication statusPublished - 19.01.2017

Bibliographical note

13th European Workshop on Advanced Control and Diagnosis, ACD 2016; Hautes Etrudes d'Ingenieur (HEI)Lille; France; 17 November 2016 through 18 November 2016; Code 126184

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    Research areas

  • Engineering - Actuators, Automobile engine manufacture, Bandpass filters, Extended Kalman filters, Kalman filters, Manufacture, Mechanical actuators , Electro magnetic actuators, Hybrid extended kalman filters, Hybrid model, Mechanical systems, Simulated results, State variables, U-shaped, Magnetic actuators