Modelling and Nonlinear Control of an Overhead Crane

  • B. d’Andréa-Novel
  • J. Lévine
Part of the Progress in Systems and Control Theory book series (PSCT, volume 4)


In this work, we study the following positionning problem: we consider a platform moving along the horizontal axis, equipped with a winch around which a cable is enrolled, ended by the load. Large and fast movements are considered. Stabilization of a reference trajectory is studied via static state feedback and dynamic state feedback.

We show that the system can be linearized by dynamic feedback and the performances of the nonlinear dynamic controller are studied.


State Feedback Reference Trajectory Dynamic Feedback Overhead Crane Static State Feedback 
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  • J. Lévine

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