International Journal of Intelligent Systems and Applications(IJISA)

ISSN: 2074-904X (Print), ISSN: 2074-9058 (Online)

Published By: MECS Press

IJISA Vol.4, No.10, Aug. 2017

FPGA Fuzzy Controller Design for Magnetic Ball Levitation

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Hosam Abu Elreesh, Basil Hamed

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Fuzzy Control;PI;FPGA;Magnetic Levitation Ball;VHDL


This paper presents a fuzzy controller design for nonlinear system using FPGA. A magnetic levitation system is considered as a case study and the fuzzy controller is designed to keep a magnetic object suspended in the air counteracting the weight of the object. Fuzzy controller will be implemented using FPGA chip. The design will use a high-level programming language HDL for implementing the fuzzy logic controller using the Xfuzzy tools to implement the fuzzy logic controller into HDL code. This paper, advocates a novel approach to implement the fuzzy logic controller for magnetic ball levitation system by using FPGA.

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Hosam Abu Elreesh, Basil Hamed,"FPGA Fuzzy Controller Design for Magnetic Ball Levitation", International Journal of Intelligent Systems and Applications(IJISA), vol.4, no.10, pp.72-81, 2012. DOI: 10.5815/ijisa.2012.10.08


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