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A Linear-Quadratic Regulator Applied to a Mechanical-Translation System
  • Jose M. Campos-Salazar
Jose M. Campos-Salazar
Universitat Polit├Ęcnica de Catalunya

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Abstract

This paper focuses on the modeling of two mechanical translation systems and the design of a linear quadratic controller. The state-space model for both systems is obtained and implemented, with the purpose of simulating the operation. Related to the design of the linear quadratic controller, the K matrix is obtained, which allows for minimizing the cost function related to the energy costs, produced in the states and inputs present in the state-space models of both mechanical systems. Then the optimized system model is obtained and studied.