Adaptive control of system involving complex hysteretic nonlinearities: A generalised Prandtl-Ishlinskii modelling approach

Chun Yi Su, Ying Feng, Henry Hong, Xinkai Chen

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In this article an adaptive control approach is proposed for a class of nonlinear systems preceded by unknown hysteretic nonlinearities, which is described by a generalised Prandtl-Ishlinskii (P-I) model. The main feature is that the generalised P-I hysteresis model is counted in the controller design without constructing a hysteresis inverse. The developed controller guarantees the global stability of the system and tracking a desired trajectory to a certain precision is achieved. The effectiveness of the proposed control approach is demonstrated through simulation example.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1786-1793
Number of pages8
JournalInternational Journal of Control
Issue number10
Publication statusPublished - 2009 Oct 1



  • Hysteretic nonlinearities
  • Nonlinear system
  • Prandtl-Ishlinskii model
  • Robust adaptive control

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Control and Systems Engineering
  • Computer Science Applications

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