Backward Path Tracking Control for Mobile Robot with Three Trailers

  • Jin Cheng
  • Bin Wang
  • Yuan Xu
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10639)


The path tracking control problem of a mobile robot with three trailers in backward motion is addressed in this paper. Based on the proposed feedback control law, which can stabilize the orientations of the tractor and trailers on the desired reference angle, a fuzzy controller is designed to track given path. The controller is applicable to line segment path and is stable in backward motion. Numerical simulation experiments are implemented and the results show that the designed controller has excellent performance in backward tracking of line path.



This work is supported by National Nature Science Foundation under Grant 61203335, and partly by National Natural Science Foundation of China (Nos. 61603150), and Doctoral Foundation of University of Jinan (No. XBS1605).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Electrical EngineeringUniversity of JinanJinanChina

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