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Modelling and remote control of an excavator

Liu, Yang; Hasan, Mohammad Shahidul; Yu, Hong-Nian

Authors

Yang Liu

Mohammad Shahidul Hasan



Abstract

This paper presents the results of an on-going project and investigates modelling and remote control issues of an industry excavator. The details of modelling, communication, and control of a remotely controllable excavator are studied. The paper mainly focuses on trajectory tracking control of the excavator base and robust control of the excavator arm. These will provide the fundamental base for our next research step. In addition, extensive simulation results for trajectory tracking of the excavator base and robust control of the excavator arm are given. Finally, conclusions and further work have been identified.

Journal Article Type Article
Online Publication Date Aug 18, 2010
Publication Date 2010-08
Deposit Date Jun 15, 2022
Journal International Journal of Automation and Computing
Print ISSN 1476-8186
Electronic ISSN 1751-8520
Publisher Springer
Peer Reviewed Peer Reviewed
Volume 7
Issue 3
Pages 349-358
DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/s11633-010-0514-8
Keywords Excavator, remote control, mechatronics, modelling
Public URL http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/2879332