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Abstract and Applied Analysis
Volume 2014, Article ID 154383, 6 pages
Research Article

An Adaptive Fuzzy Sliding Mode Control Design for a Class of Uncertain Horizontal Platform Systems

Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, Huainan Normal University, Huainan 232038, China

Received 6 January 2014; Revised 29 January 2014; Accepted 13 February 2014; Published 20 March 2014

Academic Editor: Gani Stamov

Copyright © 2014 Wei Xiang and Xiejin Liu. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


This paper presents an adaptive fuzzy sliding mode control design for a class of uncertain horizontal platform systems (HPSs). Firstly, a nonsingular terminal sliding surface is proposed for HPSs. Then, a fuzzy logic system is introduced to estimate the system uncertainties. The adaptive fuzzy sliding mode controller can guarantee the stability of the closed-loop system. The corresponding numerical simulations are demonstrated to verify the effectiveness of the proposed method.