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Simulation Performance of PID and Fuzzy Logic Controller for Higher Order System

by Pankaj Mohindru, Gaurav Sharma, Pooja
Communications on Applied Electronics
Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Volume 1 - Number 7
Year of Publication: 2015
Authors: Pankaj Mohindru, Gaurav Sharma, Pooja

Pankaj Mohindru, Gaurav Sharma, Pooja . Simulation Performance of PID and Fuzzy Logic Controller for Higher Order System. Communications on Applied Electronics. 1, 7 ( May 2015), 31-35. DOI=10.5120/cae-1604

@article{ 10.5120/cae-1604,
author = { Pankaj Mohindru, Gaurav Sharma, Pooja },
title = { Simulation Performance of PID and Fuzzy Logic Controller for Higher Order System },
journal = { Communications on Applied Electronics },
issue_date = { May 2015 },
volume = { 1 },
number = { 7 },
month = { May },
year = { 2015 },
issn = { 2394-4714 },
pages = { 31-35 },
numpages = {9},
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doi = { 10.5120/cae-1604 },
publisher = {Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA},
address = {New York, USA}
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The proportional-integral derivative controller (PID Controller) is a control loop feedback mechanism (Controller) widely used in industry. The high demand of PID controller is due to its fine control capabilities in a wide range of operating conditions. This paper presents design of PID controller using Ziegler–Nichols (ZN) technique for higher order systems. A fuzzy logic controller using simple approach and smaller rule set is also proposed. The aim of designed fuzzy controller is to present better control than PID controller. The simulation is done using Matlab/Simulink by comparing the performance of two controllers for higher order system. It is finally observed that fuzzy controller gives much better result than PID controller.

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Computer Science
Information Sciences


PID controller Higher order plant Z-N tuning Fuzzy logic controller Simulation