Journal of Zhejiang University-SCIENCE A

, Volume 18, Issue 6, pp 430–442 | Cite as

Valve-based compensation for controllability improvement of the energy-saving electrohydraulic flow matching system



The energy-saving electrohydraulic flow matching (EFM) system opens up an opportunity to minimize valve losses by fully opening the control valves, but the controllability is lost under overrunning load conditions. To address this issue, this paper proposes a valve-based compensator to improve the controllability of the energy-saving EFM system. The valve-based compensator consists of a static compensator and a differential dynamic compensator based on load conditions. The energy efficiency, the stability performance, and the damping characteristic are analyzed under different control parameters. A parameter selection method is used to improve the efficiency, ensure the stability performance, and obtain good dynamic behavior. A test rig with a 2-t hydraulic excavator is built, and experimental tests are carried out to validate the proposed valve-based compensator. The experimental results indicate that the controllability of the EFM system is improved, and the characteristic of high energy efficiency is obtained by the proposed compensator.

Key words

Compensation control Energy efficient Flow matching Mobile machinery 



目 的





1. 建立电液流量匹配节能系统数学模型,分析在超越或阻抗工况下的系统速度控制需求;2. 提出基于比例阀开口补偿的控制方法(图2)以提高系统动态性能;3. 相对于传统阀口控制方法,分析提出的方法在不同负载工况下的节能特性;4. 通过频域分析法研究系统稳定性,并提出保证系统稳定和动态性能的参数选取准则。


1. 相比传统阀口控制方法,提出的基于比例阀补偿的控制方法能够提高3.2%~6.8%的系统效率;2. 相对于阀口全开控制方法,所提方法的优势在于能保证系统在不同工况下的动态控制性能,尤其能保证在超越负载工况下的系统可控性;3. 所提方法不仅提高了设备的效率,也保证了系统的操控性能。


补偿控制 节能 流量匹配 移动机械 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Min Cheng
    • 1
    • 2
  • Bing Xu
    • 2
  • Jun-hui Zhang
    • 2
  • Ru-qi Ding
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.State Key Laboratory of Mechanical Transmissions, School of Mechanical EngineeringChongqing UniversityChongqingChina
  2. 2.State Key Laboratory of Fluid Power and Mechatronic SystemsZhejiang UniversityHangzhouChina
  3. 3.School of Mechatronic EngineeringEast China Jiaotong UniversityNanchangChina

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