Rotary Inverted Pendulum

This Rotary Inverted Pendulum Trainer gives students the ability to experiment with classic pendulum control challenges. The trainer can be used to teach students how to balance a vertical rod at the tip of a rotating arm.

Control techniques studied:

  • Unstable systems
  • Tracking Control & Regulation
  • Full State-Feedback
  • Observer Design & Implementation
  • Disturbance Rejection
  • System Modeling & Simulation
  • Pole-Placement Technique
  • Root Locus Design
  • Nyquist Stability
  • Non-Minimum Phase
  • Limit Cycle
  • Real-Time Control
  • Discrete Time Sampling
  • System Identification
  • Multivariable Control Design