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Shock and Vibration
Volume 2015, Article ID 617038, 8 pages
Research Article

Intelligent Vibration Control for High-Speed Spinning Beam Based on Fuzzy Self-Tuning PID Controller

State Key Laboratory of Mechanics and Control of Mechanical Structures, Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Nanjing 210016, China

Received 19 March 2015; Revised 24 June 2015; Accepted 28 June 2015

Academic Editor: Vadim V. Silberschmidt

Copyright © 2015 Lanwei Zhou and Guoping Chen. 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.


Spinning structures play an increasingly prominent role in modern engineering. In order to suppress the inevitable vibration of a high-speed spinning flexible beam along the longitudinal direction, intelligent vibration controller is investigated. To design an intelligent vibration controller, the original system is reduced first using the internal balance model reduction method. A fuzzy self-tuning PID controller is further designed based on the reduced-order model. The results show that the reduced-order model derived from the internal balance model reduction method is a good approximation of the original system. In addition, the proposed controller is effective in suppressing the vibration and improves by about 22% compared with the traditional PID controller.