JRM Vol.26 No.3 pp. 331-340
doi: 10.20965/jrm.2014.p0331


Robust Hybrid Control for Two-Dimensional Handheld Micromanipulator

Sungwan Boksuwan*, Taworn Benjanarasuth**, Chisato Kanamori*,
and Hisayuki Aoyama*

*Department of Mechanical Engineering and Intelligent Systems, The University of Electro-Communications, 1-5-1 Chofugaoka, Chofu, Tokyo 182-8585, Japan

**Faculty of Engineering, King Mongkut’s Institute of Technology Ladkrabang, 1 Chalongkrung Soi 1, Ladkrabang District, Bangkok, Thailand

October 7, 2013
March 24, 2014
June 20, 2014
handheld micromanipulator, parallel beam structure, explicit MPC, PID controller

A handheld micromanipulator
This paper proposes a two-dimensional handheld micromanipulator oriented toward bio cell handling. The micromanipulator consists of two flexible links, each of which is constructed with a parallel beam structure. Electric coils and permanent magnets are used to produce an actuator to form double drivers. An explicit model predictive control combined with a PID controller called a robust hybrid control is proposed not only to achieve robust tracking performance, but also to dampen the vibration of the mechanism. The experimental results are compared to results from a standard PID controller to investigate the effectiveness of the micromanipulator.
Cite this article as:
S. Boksuwan, T. Benjanarasuth, C. Kanamori, and H. Aoyama, “Robust Hybrid Control for Two-Dimensional Handheld Micromanipulator,” J. Robot. Mechatron., Vol.26 No.3, pp. 331-340, 2014.
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