Design of EGR Solenoid Valve Controller using Neural Networks


Arain, M.A. and Brown, M. (1995) Design of EGR Solenoid Valve Controller using Neural Networks. EUFIT '95 , 985--989.

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This paper describes an initial investigation into the use of neural network learning algorithms to obtain a controller for a non-linear system over a large operating space within the context of automotive applications. In order to perform a comparative study of the various adaptive systems, the problem of controlling the motion of a solenoid-operated EGR (Exhaust Gas Recirculation) valve is considered. This study also compares a neurocontroller with a PID controller for various position step changes in both directions. During the investigation it was found that the performance of the neurocontroller was consistently better, particularly for large demanded step changes, and that the neurocontroller consistently used less control energy. Further work will focus on why these nonlinear learning systems outperform perform PID controllers in this application.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (UNSPECIFIED)
Additional Information: Organisation: Aachen, Germany
Divisions: Faculty of Physical Sciences and Engineering > Electronics and Computer Science
ePrint ID: 250149
Date Deposited: 04 May 1999
Last Modified: 27 Mar 2014 19:51
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URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/250149

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