Optimal FLC-Sugeno Controller based on PSO for an Active Damping System


  • Hoang Viet Nguyen School of Automation Science and Engineering, South China University of Technology, China
  • Feiqi Deng School of Automation Science and Engineering, South China University of Technology, China
  • Tien-Duy Nguyen Thai Nguyen University of Technology, Vietnam
Volume: 14 | Issue: 1 | Pages: 12769-12774 | February 2024 | https://doi.org/10.48084/etasr.6662


In this paper, a method for the design of an optimal Sugeno model (FLC-Sugeno) fuzzy logic controller for the active suspension system of quarter-vehicle models is presented. The parameters of the FLC-Sugeno controller are optimally searched, using the Particle Swarm Optimization (PSO) algorithm. The 16 optimized parameters include 3 parameters for adjusting the domain of the input state variables and control variables at the controller’s output, 4 fuzzy set adjustment numbers of the linguistic variables, and 9 parameters as the fuzzy rule weights of the rule system control. To compare and evaluate the effectiveness of the optimal FLC-Sugeno controller, an optimal PID controller using PSO is also implemented. Simulation results of the active damping system with the controllers when affected by the same type and standard road surface excitation show that the FLC-Sugeno controller is optimal for the quick ending of the oscillations of vehicle body displacement. The result shows that the proposed controlling scheme can be extended and applied to more complex active damping system models.


FLC-Sugeno, particle swarm optimization, active suspension system, quarter-vehicle models


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H. V. Nguyen, F. Deng, and T.-D. Nguyen, “Optimal FLC-Sugeno Controller based on PSO for an Active Damping System”, Eng. Technol. Appl. Sci. Res., vol. 14, no. 1, pp. 12769–12774, Feb. 2024.


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