Energy-efficient power assisting methods for periodic motions and its experimental verification

Kazuyoshi Hatada, Kentaro Hirata

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Abstract

This paper considers power assist control methods for periodic motions in a steady-state. In most power assist applications, additional force is applied in proportion to the instantaneous value of force generated by human. However, human persistent tasks are sometimes periodic and it can be shown that the proportional assist is not optimal for such motions. Therefore, we propose power assisting methods to suppress the velocity fluctuation similar to the repetitive control. By monitoring an energy consumption, we compare the effectiveness and the energy efficiency of each method through experiments.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2012 IEEE International Conference on Industrial Technology, ICIT 2012, Proceedings
Pages858-863
Number of pages6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2012
Externally publishedYes
Event2012 IEEE International Conference on Industrial Technology, ICIT 2012 - Athens, Greece
Duration: Mar 19 2012Mar 21 2012

Other

Other2012 IEEE International Conference on Industrial Technology, ICIT 2012
CountryGreece
CityAthens
Period3/19/123/21/12

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  • Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering

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Hatada, K., & Hirata, K. (2012). Energy-efficient power assisting methods for periodic motions and its experimental verification. In 2012 IEEE International Conference on Industrial Technology, ICIT 2012, Proceedings (pp. 858-863). [6210046] https://doi.org/10.1109/ICIT.2012.6210046