Quanser QUBE-Servo 2: Low-cost Teaching Platform for Controls

Quanser QUBE-Servo 2: Low-cost Teaching Platform for Controls

The Quanser QUBE-Servo 2 is a fully integrated, modular servomotor lab experiment designed for teaching mechatronics and control concepts at the undergraduate level. Ideal for teaching speed and position control of an inertial disc as well as experiments with an inverted pendulum.

Included curriculum:

Inertia Disk Module
  • Hardware integration
  • Filtering
  • Step response modeling
  • Block diagram modeling
  • Parameter estimation
  • Frequency response modeling
  • State-space modeling
  • Friction identification
  • Stability analysis
  • Second-order systems
  • Routh-Hurwitz stability
  • Nyquist stability
  • PD control
  • Lead Compensator
  • Proportional control
  • Steady-state error
  • Load disturbance
  • Robustness
  • Optimal control
  • Introduction to digital control
  • Discrete stability
  • Introduction to discrete control
Pendulum Module
  • Moment of inertia
  • Pendulum modeling
  • State-space modeling
  • Pendulum balance control
  • Swing-up control
  • LQR state-feedback balance control
  • Pole-placement state-feedback balance control



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