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African J. of Accounting, Auditing and Finance     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 12)
African J. of Economic and Sustainable Development     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 14)
Afro-Asian J. of Finance and Accounting     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7, SJR: 0.195, CiteScore: 0)
American J. of Finance and Accounting     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 21)
Asian J. of Management Science and Applications     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Atoms for Peace: an Intl. J.     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Electronic Government, an Intl. J.     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 17, SJR: 0.424, CiteScore: 1)
EuroMed J. of Management     Hybrid Journal  
European J. of Cross-Cultural Competence and Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
European J. of Industrial Engineering     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10, SJR: 0.595, CiteScore: 1)
European J. of Intl. Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1, SJR: 0.3, CiteScore: 1)
Global Business and Economics Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1, SJR: 0.154, CiteScore: 0)
Interdisciplinary Environmental Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Intl. J. of Abrasive Technology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2, SJR: 0.279, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. J. of Accounting and Finance     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 15)
Intl. J. of Accounting, Auditing and Performance Evaluation     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 14, SJR: 0.14, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. J. of Ad Hoc and Ubiquitous Computing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8, SJR: 0.21, CiteScore: 1)
Intl. J. of Adaptive and Innovative Systems     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Intl. J. of Additive and Subtractive Materials Manufacturing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Intl. J. of Advanced Intelligence Paradigms     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.144, CiteScore: 1)
Intl. J. of Advanced Mechatronic Systems     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3, SJR: 0.132, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. J. of Advanced Media and Communication     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 21, SJR: 0.124, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. J. of Advanced Operations Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8, SJR: 0.163, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. J. of Aerodynamics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 26)
Intl. J. of Agent-Oriented Software Engineering     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Intl. J. of Agile and Extreme Software Development     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Intl. J. of Agile Systems and Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6, SJR: 0.878, CiteScore: 3)
Intl. J. of Agricultural Resources, Governance and Ecology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2, SJR: 0.152, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. J. of Alternative Propulsion     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
Intl. J. of Applied Cryptography     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10, SJR: 0.455, CiteScore: 3)
Intl. J. of Applied Decision Sciences     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1, SJR: 0.275, CiteScore: 1)
Intl. J. of Applied Management Science     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.229, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. J. of Applied Nonlinear Science     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Intl. J. of Applied Pattern Recognition     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Intl. J. of Applied Systemic Studies     Hybrid Journal   (SJR: 0.129, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. J. of Arab Culture, Management and Sustainable Development     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
Intl. J. of Artificial Intelligence and Soft Computing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10)
Intl. J. of Arts and Technology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6, SJR: 0.225, CiteScore: 1)
Intl. J. of Auditing Technology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Intl. J. of Automation and Control     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8, SJR: 0.189, CiteScore: 1)
Intl. J. of Automation and Logistics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Intl. J. of Automotive Composites     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Intl. J. of Automotive Technology and Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6, SJR: 0.374, CiteScore: 1)
Intl. J. of Autonomic Computing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Intl. J. of Autonomous and Adaptive Communications Systems     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3, SJR: 0.128, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. J. of Aviation Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Intl. J. of Banking, Accounting and Finance     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 14, SJR: 0.137, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. J. of Behavioural Accounting and Finance     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9)
Intl. J. of Behavioural and Healthcare Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
Intl. J. of Bibliometrics in Business and Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Intl. J. of Big Data Intelligence     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 18)
Intl. J. of Bio-Inspired Computation     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1, SJR: 0.721, CiteScore: 4)
Intl. J. of Bioinformatics Research and Applications     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 13, SJR: 0.157, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. J. of Biomechatronics and Biomedical Robotics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Intl. J. of Biomedical Engineering and Technology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.205, CiteScore: 1)
Intl. J. of Biomedical Nanoscience and Nanotechnology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Intl. J. of Biometrics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.155, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. J. of Biotechnology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.269, CiteScore: 1)
Intl. J. of Bonds and Derivatives     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Intl. J. of Business and Emerging Markets     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Intl. J. of Business and Globalisation     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2, SJR: 0.263, CiteScore: 1)
Intl. J. of Business and Systems Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1, SJR: 0.104, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. J. of Business Competition and Growth     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Intl. J. of Business Continuity and Risk Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 14)
Intl. J. of Business Environment     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Intl. J. of Business Excellence     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3, SJR: 0.274, CiteScore: 1)
Intl. J. of Business Forecasting and Marketing Intelligence     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Intl. J. of Business Governance and Ethics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.171, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. J. of Business Information Systems     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 15, SJR: 0.266, CiteScore: 1)
Intl. J. of Business Innovation and Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10, SJR: 0.28, CiteScore: 1)
Intl. J. of Business Intelligence and Data Mining     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 30, SJR: 0.249, CiteScore: 2)
Intl. J. of Business Intelligence and Systems Engineering     Hybrid Journal  
Intl. J. of Business Performance and Supply Chain Modelling     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 16, SJR: 0.18, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. J. of Business Performance Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8, SJR: 0.197, CiteScore: 1)
Intl. J. of Business Process Integration and Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 12, SJR: 0.149, CiteScore: 1)
Intl. J. of Chinese Culture and Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Intl. J. of Circuits and Architecture Design     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Intl. J. of Cloud Computing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 24)
Intl. J. of Cognitive Biometrics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Intl. J. of Cognitive Performance Support     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Intl. J. of Collaborative Engineering     Hybrid Journal  
Intl. J. of Collaborative Enterprise     Hybrid Journal  
Intl. J. of Collaborative Intelligence     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Intl. J. of Communication Networks and Distributed Systems     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7, SJR: 0.177, CiteScore: 1)
Intl. J. of Comparative Management     Hybrid Journal  
Intl. J. of Competitiveness     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Intl. J. of Complexity in Applied Science and Technology     Hybrid Journal  
Intl. J. of Complexity in Leadership and Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 28)
Intl. J. of Computational Biology and Drug Design     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1, SJR: 0.231, CiteScore: 1)
Intl. J. of Computational Complexity and Intelligent Algorithms     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Intl. J. of Computational Economics and Econometrics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Intl. J. of Computational Intelligence in Bioinformatics and Systems Biology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10)
Intl. J. of Computational Intelligence Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Intl. J. of Computational Materials Science and Surface Engineering     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6, SJR: 0.135, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. J. of Computational Science and Engineering     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1, SJR: 0.373, CiteScore: 1)
Intl. J. of Computational Systems Engineering     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Intl. J. of Computational Vision and Robotics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.129, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. J. of Computer Aided Engineering and Technology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2, SJR: 0.131, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. J. of Computer Applications in Technology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2, SJR: 0.225, CiteScore: 1)
Intl. J. of Computers in Healthcare     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Intl. J. of Computing Science and Mathematics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1, SJR: 0.299, CiteScore: 1)
Intl. J. of Continuing Engineering Education and Life-Long Learning     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3, SJR: 0.196, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. J. of Convergence Computing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Intl. J. of Corporate Governance     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Intl. J. of Corporate Strategy and Social Responsibility     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Intl. J. of Creative Computing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Intl. J. of Critical Accounting     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Intl. J. of Critical Computer-Based Systems     Hybrid Journal   (SJR: 0.127, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. J. of Critical Infrastructures     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2, SJR: 0.173, CiteScore: 1)
Intl. J. of Data Analysis Techniques and Strategies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3, SJR: 0.23, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. J. of Data Mining and Bioinformatics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 15, SJR: 0.217, CiteScore: 1)
Intl. J. of Data Mining, Modelling and Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 13, SJR: 0.209, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. J. of Data Science     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9)
Intl. J. of Decision Sciences, Risk and Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10)
Intl. J. of Decision Support Systems     Hybrid Journal  
Intl. J. of Design Engineering     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 13)
Intl. J. of Digital Culture and Electronic Tourism     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Intl. J. of Digital Signals and Smart Systems     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Intl. J. of Diplomacy and Economy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Intl. J. of Dynamical Systems and Differential Equations     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1, SJR: 0.184, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. J. of Earthquake and Impact Engineering     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Intl. J. of Economic Policy in Emerging Economies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2, SJR: 0.134, CiteScore: 1)
Intl. J. of Economics and Accounting     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Intl. J. of Economics and Business Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.129, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. J. of Education Economics and Development     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.156, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. J. of Electric and Hybrid Vehicles     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9, SJR: 0.225, CiteScore: 1)
Intl. J. of Electronic Banking     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Intl. J. of Electronic Business     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1, SJR: 0.24, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. J. of Electronic Customer Relationship Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2, SJR: 0.148, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. J. of Electronic Democracy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Intl. J. of Electronic Finance     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.155, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. J. of Electronic Governance     Hybrid Journal   (SJR: 0.142, CiteScore: 1)
Intl. J. of Electronic Healthcare     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2, SJR: 0.254, CiteScore: 1)
Intl. J. of Electronic Marketing and Retailing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7, SJR: 0.249, CiteScore: 1)
Intl. J. of Electronic Security and Digital Forensics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9, SJR: 0.137, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. J. of Electronic Transport     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
Intl. J. of Embedded Systems     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.48, CiteScore: 1)
Intl. J. of Emergency Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10, SJR: 0.185, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. J. of Energy Technology and Policy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7, SJR: 0.224, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. J. of Engineering Management and Economics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Intl. J. of Engineering Systems Modelling and Simulation     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9, SJR: 0.175, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. J. of Enterprise Network Management     Hybrid Journal   (SJR: 0.118, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. J. of Entrepreneurial Venturing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1, SJR: 0.308, CiteScore: 1)
Intl. J. of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 27, SJR: 0.255, CiteScore: 1)
Intl. J. of Entrepreneurship and Small Business     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 26, SJR: 0.401, CiteScore: 1)
Intl. J. of Environment and Health     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.181, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. J. of Environment and Pollution     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2, SJR: 0.215, CiteScore: 1)
Intl. J. of Environment and Sustainable Development     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 15, SJR: 0.132, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. J. of Environment and Waste Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.175, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. J. of Environment, Workplace and Employment     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.117, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. J. of Environmental Engineering     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Intl. J. of Environmental Policy and Decision Making     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Intl. J. of Environmental Technology and Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1, SJR: 0.141, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. J. of Exergy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2, SJR: 0.396, CiteScore: 1)
Intl. J. of Experimental and Computational Biomechanics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9)
Intl. J. of Experimental Design and Process Optimisation     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Intl. J. of Export Marketing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Intl. J. of Financial Engineering and Risk Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Intl. J. of Financial Innovation in Banking     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Intl. J. of Financial Markets and Derivatives     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Intl. J. of Financial Services Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Intl. J. of Food Safety, Nutrition and Public Health     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 16)
Intl. J. of Forensic Engineering     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Intl. J. of Forensic Engineering and Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Intl. J. of Foresight and Innovation Policy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.115, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. J. of Functional Informatics and Personalised Medicine     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Intl. J. of Fuzzy Computation and Modelling     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Intl. J. of Gender Studies in Developing Societies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Intl. J. of Global Energy Issues     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9, SJR: 0.199, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. J. of Global Environmental Issues     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3, SJR: 0.153, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. J. of Global Warming     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2, SJR: 0.259, CiteScore: 1)
Intl. J. of Globalisation and Small Business     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11, SJR: 0.233, CiteScore: 1)
Intl. J. of Governance and Financial Intermediation     Hybrid Journal  
Intl. J. of Granular Computing, Rough Sets and Intelligent Systems     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Intl. J. of Green Economics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3, SJR: 0.209, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. J. of Grid and Utility Computing     Hybrid Journal   (SJR: 0.341, CiteScore: 2)
Intl. J. of Happiness and Development     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
Intl. J. of Healthcare Technology and Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7, SJR: 0.139, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. J. of Heavy Vehicle Systems     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7, SJR: 0.23, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. J. of High Performance Computing and Networking     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.428, CiteScore: 1)
Intl. J. of High Performance Systems Architecture     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6, SJR: 0.116, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. J. of Higher Education and Sustainability     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Intl. J. of Hospitality and Event Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Intl. J. of Human Factors and Ergonomics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 18, SJR: 0.117, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. J. of Human Factors Modelling and Simulation     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 15)
Intl. J. of Human Resources Development and Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 26, SJR: 0.162, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. J. of Human Rights and Constitutional Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 13)
Intl. J. of Humanitarian Technology     Hybrid Journal  
Intl. J. of Hydrology Science and Technology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.43, CiteScore: 2)
Intl. J. of Hydromechatronics     Hybrid Journal  
Intl. J. of Image Mining     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Intl. J. of Immunological Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Intl. J. of Indian Culture and Business Management     Hybrid Journal  
Intl. J. of Industrial and Systems Engineering     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11, SJR: 0.34, CiteScore: 1)
Intl. J. of Industrial Electronics and Drives     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Intl. J. of Information and Coding Theory     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
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Intl. J. of Information and Decision Sciences     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11, SJR: 0.233, CiteScore: 1)
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International Journal of Automation and Control
Journal Prestige (SJR): 0.189
Citation Impact (citeScore): 1
Number of Followers: 8  
 
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ISSN (Print) 1740-7516 - ISSN (Online) 1740-7524
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  • Development of control strategies of a multi-wheeled combat vehicle
    • Authors: Peter D'Urso, Moustafa El-Gindy
      Pages: 325 - 360
      Abstract: This work develops a vehicle dynamics controller for vehicle stability, manoeuvrability and turning circle reduction for an 8 × 8 heavy combat vehicle utilising both torque vectoring and third and fourth axle steering. The proposed control scheme is composed of two distinct controllers, each with their own range of operation based on vehicle speed. A feedforward zero side slip (ZSS) controller actuates the third and fourth axle steering angles. It is used for manoeuvring at speeds of 30 kph and below and for turning circle reduction. A two degrees of freedom (DOF) linear parameter varying (LPV) H<SUB align="right">∞ controller that monitors steering wheel angle and yaw rate error and uses both the rear axle steering and torque vectoring to enhance vehicle stability and manoeuvrability at speeds above 40 kph. Gaussian distribution functions are used to switch from one controller to the other. The proposed control scheme is evaluated by running simulations using a validated computer simulation (TruckSim) full vehicle model in co-simulation with the controller and developed electric powertrain in Simulink. The proposed control system is able to greatly improve vehicle stability and manoeuvrability. A turning circle reduction of 30% is obtained using the ZSS feedforward method.
      Keywords: torque vectoring; rear wheel steering; H&infin;; linear parameter varying; LPV; vehicle dynamics control; stability control; multi-wheeled combat vehicle; direct yaw moment control
      Citation: International Journal of Automation and Control, Vol. 12, No. 3 (2018) pp. 325 - 360
      PubDate: 2018-07-01T23:20:50-05:00
      DOI: 10.1504/IJAAC.2018.092849
      Issue No: Vol. 12, No. 3 (2018)
       
  • Improved reaching law-based sliding mode controller for free flight
           autopilot system
    • Authors: K.B. Devika, Susy Thomas
      Pages: 361 - 380
      Abstract: This paper addresses the suitability of sliding mode control as a control strategy for free flight autopilot system. When used for practical applications, chattering which is an inherent limitation of SMC has to be mitigated adequately. Reaching law approaches for SMC design are being investigated in-order to identify an appropriate strategy that can ensure chattering-free operation for autopilot system. It is found that conventional reaching law-based SMC methodology leads to shortened sliding mode phase, slow system response and/or unbounded control action. Hence, each of the conventional reaching law methods are investigated not only for their efficacy in providing chattering free operation but also for sufficient sliding mode motion, fast response and bounded control action. Since it is observed that the conventional reaching laws fail in achieving these attributes concurrently, the authors propose an improved reaching law, viz., power rate exponential reaching law that can satisfy all the aforesaid desired attributes.
      Keywords: air traffic control; ATC; chattering reduction; free flight; reaching law; sliding mode control; SMC
      Citation: International Journal of Automation and Control, Vol. 12, No. 3 (2018) pp. 361 - 380
      PubDate: 2018-07-01T23:20:50-05:00
      DOI: 10.1504/IJAAC.2018.092847
      Issue No: Vol. 12, No. 3 (2018)
       
  • Non-fragile H&infin; controller for combustion process in rocket
           motors
    • Authors: Yubin Wu, Hexin Zhang, Junjun Hui, Xin Zhou
      Pages: 381 - 398
      Abstract: The aim of this paper is to analyse the problem of robust non-fragile <i>H</i><SUB align="right">∞ controller for the combustion process in liquid propellant rocket motors chamber. Based on the delay decomposition approach, the whole delay interval is divided into two equidistant subintervals and a new Lyapunov-Krasovskii functional (LKF) which contains some triple-integral terms and augment terms is introduced on each interval. By using L-K stability theorem, integral inequality method together with free weighting matrix approach, a new delay-dependent bounded real lemma (BRL) is formulated. Then, by applying the BRL, non-fragile <i>H</i><SUB align="right">∞ controller is formulated in terms of linear matrix inequalities (LMI), where no any parameter needs to be turned and apt to realisation. Finally, simulation results are given to illustrate that the designed controller has good robust and non-fragile performance.
      Keywords: rocket motors; combustion; Lyapunov-Krasovskii functional; LKF; delay-decomposition; non-fragile H&infin; controller
      Citation: International Journal of Automation and Control, Vol. 12, No. 3 (2018) pp. 381 - 398
      PubDate: 2018-07-01T23:20:50-05:00
      DOI: 10.1504/IJAAC.2018.092848
      Issue No: Vol. 12, No. 3 (2018)
       
  • Two-degree of freedom PID controller in time delay system using hybrid
           controller model
    • Authors: Ganesan Kannan, G. Saravanakumar, M. Saraswathi
      Pages: 399 - 426
      Abstract: In the paper, a hybrid method based two-degree of freedom (2-DOF) PID controller is proposed for tuning the time delay system. The hybrid technique is the combination of fuzzy logic controller (FLC) and gravitational search algorithm (GSA). Here, the GSA is utilised for generating the logic rules of FLC. The 2-DOF proportional integral and derivative (PID) controller ensures highly efficient disturbance rejection and reliable performance. Here, tuning of a 2-DOF PID controller with a time delay system design achieves a high performance for a wide range. For the automatic tuning process, the parameters of time delays system is predicted and tuned optimally in the short period of time. The first order time delay system is tuned and the stability parameters such as small overshoot, settling time and rising time has been achieved. From the results, it is noted that, proposed controller provides enhanced results for the reference tracking and disturbance rejection operations. The effectiveness and feasibility of the proposed technique is demonstrated through the MATLAB/Simulink platform and the performance is tested and compared with the existing controller tuning methods such as FLC technique with genetic algorithm (GA) and artificial neural network (ANN) techniques.
      Keywords: fuzzy logic controller; FLC; 2-DOF PID controller; gravitational search algorithm; GSA; ANN and time delay system
      Citation: International Journal of Automation and Control, Vol. 12, No. 3 (2018) pp. 399 - 426
      PubDate: 2018-07-01T23:20:50-05:00
      DOI: 10.1504/IJAAC.2018.092852
      Issue No: Vol. 12, No. 3 (2018)
       
  • Fuzzy logic-based PI controller design and implementation of shape
           memory alloy actuator
    • Authors: Yasser M. Alsayed, A.A. Abouelsoud, Ahmed M.R. Fath El Bab
      Pages: 427 - 448
      Abstract: In this paper, a new implementation method is proposed for shape memory alloy (SMA) model which is used to design and control SMA-based linear actuator. This implementation method is based on strain-driven approach rather than stress-driven approach found in the literature. This approach removes problems associated with model implementation of SMA actuator. An algorithm reminiscent to the return mapping algorithm is used to implement the strain-driven SMA model. A dynamic system that describes the characteristics of one-way bias force-based SMA actuator is simulated using this implementation approach. An adaptive fuzzy logic-based PI controller is designed to tune PI controller gains. The proposed controller shows superior response over existing controllers of SMA wire actuators found in the literature in terms of zero steady state error, no overshoot and reduced hysteresis.
      Keywords: shape memory alloy; SMA; actuators; linear actuator; hysteresis characteristics; austenite phase fraction; martensite phase fraction; stress-driven approach; strain-driven approach; adaptive fuzzy logic PI controller
      Citation: International Journal of Automation and Control, Vol. 12, No. 3 (2018) pp. 427 - 448
      PubDate: 2018-07-01T23:20:50-05:00
      DOI: 10.1504/IJAAC.2018.092851
      Issue No: Vol. 12, No. 3 (2018)
       
  • Optimal path planning for an autonomous articulated vehicle with two
           trailers
    • Authors: Amr Mohamed, Jing Ren, Haoxiang Lang, Moustafa El-Gindy
      Pages: 449 - 465
      Abstract: This paper proposed an optimal path planning algorithm for autonomous vehicle with two trailers in autonomous navigation. The proposed algorithm is based on combination of artificial potential field (APF) method and optimal control theory. A linear two-degree-of-freedom vehicle model with both lateral and yaw motion is derived and simulated in MATLAB environment. The optimal control theory is applied to generate an optimal free-obstacle path of the robotic vehicle from a starting point to the goal location. The obstacle-avoidance technique is mathematically modelled using a potential function based on the proposed sigmoid function. The constructed potential field model can achieve an accurate analytic description of objects in three dimensions. Moreover, the proposed model of potential field requires very modest computation at run time. The APF includes both the attractive (the target) and repulsive (the obstacles) potential fields that will control the steering angle of the vehicle so that it can reach to its target location. Several simulations are carried out to check the fidelity of the proposed technique. The illustrated results demonstrate the generated optimal path of autonomous vehicles with consideration of vehicle dynamics constraints, obstacle avoidance and collision free criteria in reaching the goal location.
      Keywords: path planning; autonomous vehicle; vehicle with two trailer; artificial potential field; APF; optimal control theory
      Citation: International Journal of Automation and Control, Vol. 12, No. 3 (2018) pp. 449 - 465
      PubDate: 2018-07-01T23:20:50-05:00
      DOI: 10.1504/IJAAC.2018.092850
      Issue No: Vol. 12, No. 3 (2018)
       
 
 
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