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    BALLBEAM in an interactive demonstration of Proportional (P) and
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Ball & Beam Demo


Jeffrey Kantor (view profile)


27 Mar 2001 (Updated )

BALLBEAM demonsrates Proportional-Derivative (PD) control using a ball and beam simulation.

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Interactive demonstration of feedback control for a ball and beam system.

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MATLAB release MATLAB 8.3 (R2014a)
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Comments and Ratings (11)
23 Apr 2011 Joachim  
26 Jan 2011 Douglas

Best Evaaaaaaaarrrrrr!!!!!

27 Jun 2007 henry dinh  
06 May 2007 mor sal

it is very good

13 Jun 2006 mehdi sajjadi

I only can say perfect.Avery good refrence fro stundents that they have problem in their projects.

02 Nov 2005 Daniel Oldjira Fufa

It is cool. Thank you for it.


01 Oct 2005 fsdf fdf  
23 Aug 2005 Alex Osk  
17 Feb 2005 Muhammad Abid  
08 Dec 2004 Ary Bachtiar  
13 Jan 2004 Fahad Al Mahmood

Good Demo!

20 Jan 2011

Updated for release Matlab 2010b with additional documentation and suggested classroom exercises.

27 Jan 2011

Fix an error that sometimes occurs in the PD mode of the simulation.

06 Dec 2014

Update as a Matlab Toolbox

24 Jan 2015

Updated with fixes to graphics, and to provide a summary chart of the simulation results.

27 Jan 2015

Fix typo.

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