—In this work, we study the problem of gun-turret control. High precision control is desirable for future weapon systems. Several control design strategy are applied to a weapon system to assess the applicability of each control design method and to characterize the achievable performance of the gun-turret system in precision control. The gun-turret control is achieved through proper combined actuation of its azimuth and elevation inputs, which ARSU 57mm is one of gun-turret system was manually driven by human power. We modify to make a prototype of ARSU 57 mm using two DC motors as actuator for controlling the angle of azimuth rotation and elevation mavement of barrel. The proportional integral derivative (PID) and fuzzy logic control will be proposed for controlling this gun-turret system. The control design objective of the gun-turret control system is to achieve a rapid and precise tracking response with respect to the turret motor command and the barrel motor command. We apply hardware in the loop (HIL) as a technique that is used in the development and test of both control methods. The PID control is implemented to avoid overshooting and high-frequency oscillations. The fuzzy logic control is provided as an effective means of capturing the approximate, to address unexpected parameter variations without mathematical equations. Matlab/Simulink and fuzzy logic toolbox is used to set up the application of the gun-turret system. Experimental results are presented to show the performance of the controller.
—Gun-turret system, ARSU 57 mm, fuzzy logic control.
Munadi and Joga D. S. are with the Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, Diponerogo University, Indonesia (e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com).
Muhammad F. L. is with the Electrical Engineering Department in Diponegoro University, Indonesia.
Cite:Munadi, Joga Dharma Setiawan, and Muhammad Fairuz Luthfa, "Fuzzy Logic Control Application for the Prototype of Gun-Turret System (ARSU 57 mm) Using Matlab," International Journal of Materials, Mechanics and Manufacturing vol. 2, no. 2, pp. 174-180, 2014.