Neural network based adaptive tracking control for a class of pure feedback nonlinear systems with input saturation

Abstract : In this paper, an adaptive neural networks (NNs) tracking controller is proposed for a class of single-input/single- output (SISO) non-affine pure-feedback non-linear systems with input saturation. In the proposed approach, the original input saturated nonlinear system is augmented by a low pass filter. Then, new system states are introduced to implement states transformation of the augmented model. The resulting new model in affine Brunovsky form permits direct and simpler controller design by avoiding back-stepping technique and its complexity growing as done in existing methods in the literature. In controller design of the proposed approach, a state observer, based on the strictly positive real (SPR) theory, is introduced and designed to estimate the new system states, and only two neural networks are used to approximate the uncertain nonlinearities and compensate for the saturation nonlinearity of actuator. The proposed approach can not only provide a simple and effective way for construction of the controller in adaptive neural networks control of non-affine systems with input saturation, but also guarantee the tracking performance and the boundedness of all the signals in the closed-loop system. The stability of the control system is investigated by using the Lyapunov theory. Simulation examples are presented to show the effectiveness of the proposed controller.
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Nassira Zerari, Mohamed Chemachema, Najib Essounbouli. Neural network based adaptive tracking control for a class of pure feedback nonlinear systems with input saturation. IEEE/CAA Journal of Automatica Sinica, IEEE, 2019, 6 (1), pp.278-290. ⟨10.1109/JAS.2018.7511255⟩. ⟨hal-01900255⟩

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