Volume 15 Number 4
August 2018
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Chang-Fan Zhang, Yuan-Yuan Xiao, Jing He and Min Yan. Improvement of Electronic Line-shafting Control in Multi-axis Systems. International Journal of Automation and Computing, vol. 15, no. 4, pp. 474-481, 2018. doi: 10.1007/s11633-016-1031-1
Cite as: Chang-Fan Zhang, Yuan-Yuan Xiao, Jing He and Min Yan. Improvement of Electronic Line-shafting Control in Multi-axis Systems. International Journal of Automation and Computing, vol. 15, no. 4, pp. 474-481, 2018.

# Improvement of Electronic Line-shafting Control in Multi-axis Systems

Author Biography:
• Chang-Fan Zhang   received the M.Sc. degree from Southwest Jiaotong University China in 1989, and the Ph.D.degree from Hunan University, China in 2001.He is currently a professor at College of Electrical and Information Engineering, Hunan University of Technology, China.
His research interests include fault diagnosis on electric machines and industrial process control.
E-mail:zhangchangfan@263.net

Yuan-Yuan Xiao   graduated from Hunan University of Technology, China in 2011.She is currently a master student at the College of Electrical and Information Engineering, Hunan University of Technology, China.
Her research interest is fault diagnosis on electric machines
E-mail:xiaoyy3690@sina.com

Min Yan   graduated from Hunan University of Technology, China in 2011.She is currently a master student at the College of Electrical and Information Engineering, Hunan University of Technology, China.
Her research interest is fault diagnosis on electric machines
E-mail:yanminhuixiao@163.com

• Corresponding author: Jing He   received the M.Sc.degree from Central South University of Forestry and Technology, China in 2002, and the Ph.D. degree from National University of Defense Technology, China in 2009.She is currently a professor at the College of Electrical and Information Engineering, Hunan University of Technology, China.
Her research interests include fault diagnosis on mechatronics and industrial process control.
E-mail:hejing@263.net (Corresponding author)
ORCID iD:0000-0002-3650-3270
• Accepted: 2014-05-13
• Published Online: 2016-09-02
• Electronic line-shafting (ELS) is the most popular control strategy for printing machines with shaftless drives. A slidingmode controller for tracking control is designed in this study as the first step towards an improved ELS control scheme. This controller can eliminate the negative effects on synchronization precision resulting from the friction at low speed present in the pre-registration step of a shaftless driven printing machine. Moreover, it can eliminate the synchronization error of the printing process resulting from nonlinearities and load disturbances. Based on observer techniques, the unknown components of load torque and system parameter variations are estimated. On this basis, a novel ELS control method using equivalent load-torque observers is proposed. Experimental results demonstrate the effectiveness of the proposed control system for four-axis position control.
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## Improvement of Electronic Line-shafting Control in Multi-axis Systems

• ###### Corresponding author:Jing He   received the M.Sc.degree from Central South University of Forestry and Technology, China in 2002, and the Ph.D. degree from National University of Defense Technology, China in 2009.She is currently a professor at the College of Electrical and Information Engineering, Hunan University of Technology, China.   Her research interests include fault diagnosis on mechatronics and industrial process control.   E-mail:hejing@263.net (Corresponding author)   ORCID iD:0000-0002-3650-3270

Abstract: Electronic line-shafting (ELS) is the most popular control strategy for printing machines with shaftless drives. A slidingmode controller for tracking control is designed in this study as the first step towards an improved ELS control scheme. This controller can eliminate the negative effects on synchronization precision resulting from the friction at low speed present in the pre-registration step of a shaftless driven printing machine. Moreover, it can eliminate the synchronization error of the printing process resulting from nonlinearities and load disturbances. Based on observer techniques, the unknown components of load torque and system parameter variations are estimated. On this basis, a novel ELS control method using equivalent load-torque observers is proposed. Experimental results demonstrate the effectiveness of the proposed control system for four-axis position control.

Chang-Fan Zhang, Yuan-Yuan Xiao, Jing He and Min Yan. Improvement of Electronic Line-shafting Control in Multi-axis Systems. International Journal of Automation and Computing, vol. 15, no. 4, pp. 474-481, 2018. doi: 10.1007/s11633-016-1031-1
 Citation: Chang-Fan Zhang, Yuan-Yuan Xiao, Jing He and Min Yan. Improvement of Electronic Line-shafting Control in Multi-axis Systems. International Journal of Automation and Computing, vol. 15, no. 4, pp. 474-481, 2018.
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