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Advances in Powertrains and Automotives. 2015, 1(1), 34-41
DOI: 10.12691/apa-1-1-4
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Fuzzy Self Tuning of PID Controller for Active Suspension System

A S. Emam1,

1Department of Automotive and Tractors Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Mataria, Helwan University, Cairo, Egypt

Pub. Date: July 09, 2015

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A S. Emam. Fuzzy Self Tuning of PID Controller for Active Suspension System. Advances in Powertrains and Automotives. 2015; 1(1):34-41. doi: 10.12691/apa-1-1-4


Suspension system plays an imperative role in retaining the continuous road wheel contact for better road holding. In this paper, fuzzy self-tuning of PID controller is designed to control of active suspension system for quarter car model. A fuzzy self-tuning is used to develop the optimal control gain for PID controller (proportional, integral, and derivative gains) to minimize suspension working space of the sprung mass and its change rate to achieve the best comfort of the driver. The results of active suspension system with fuzzy self-tuning PID controller are presented graphically and comparisons with the PID and passive system. It is found that, the effectiveness of using fuzzy self-tuning appears in the ability to tune the gain parameters of PID controller

activesuspension system PID controller fuzzy logic control self-tuning controller

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