Vibration Suppression of Quarter Car Using Sliding-Mode and Internal Model-Based Skyhook Controller

  • Arunshankar JayabalanEmail author
  • Nivas Kumar Suresh Kumar
Original Paper



In the present day world, ride comfort is one of the prime factors that is used for determining the performance of an automobile. Traditionally, skyhook control algorithm is employed to provide good ride quality.


This paper proposes a technique to improve the performance of the traditional skyhook control algorithm by combining it with the sliding mode and internal model principle.


The simulation results show that the technique devised in this paper is more effective than the traditional stand-alone skyhook controller.


Quarter car Skyhook controller Groundhook controller Sliding-mode controller (SMC) Internal model controller (IMC) 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Arunshankar Jayabalan
    • 1
    Email author
  • Nivas Kumar Suresh Kumar
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Instrumentation and Control Systems EngineeringPSG College of TechnologyCoimbatoreIndia

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