Tracking and Disturbance Rejection

PID closed-loop block diagram to a simulated disturbance
Students track triangular signals and use PID (proportional-integral-derivative) control to reject disturbance. Students learn how integral control is used to combat disturbance in tracking a signal. The position of the motor is controlled under different PID gains to maximize tracking performance.
by Quanser Inc.
This is module 6 of 6 in the course set, Labs for Quanser QNET DC Motor Add-On Board.

STUDENT MATERIALS

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  • LabVIEW code

INSTRUCTOR RESOURCES

  • PDF Lab Key
  • Completed LabVIEW code

SKILLS REQUIRED

  • Basic LabVIEW familiarity recommended
  • Familiarity with control systems

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Quanser QNET DC Motor Add-On Board

This NI ELVIS add-on board is designed to illustrate the fundamentals of motor control through a series of exercises involving modeling and controlling a DC motor.

Required Software

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  • LabVIEW (Requires license)
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  • LabVIEW MathScript RT Module (Requires license)
  • NI ELVISmx Device Driver

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