Fluid Power Research Update: Control and Prognostic of Electro-Hydraulic Machines at FPIRC16

We’ve written before about the fluid power research projects coming out of the Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power. Ten new research projects have recently been selected for funding. One such project is the Control and Prognostic of Electro-Hydraulic Machines project, which was presented by Federico Campanini, a PhD student at Purdue University, at the 2016 Fluid Power Research and Innovation Conference.

See the presentation slides from the conference below:

Project summary: This project will focus on investigating advanced electro-hydraulic techniques to optimize adaptive control, reduce application oscillations, and conduct hydraulic system diagnostics and prognostics under different operating conditions. It will investigate both hydraulic crane and wheel loader applications for controlling oscillations that occur in those types of machinery.

Watch for project updates as the project progresses.

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