Servo control of a Meteorological Radar Antenna

This project was concerned with a problem of positioning a radar antenna for the purpose of meteorological observations. The application contains a cascade position-angular speed control loop with a simple GUI for setting reference positions and speeds, as well as for visualization of key system variables. The smooth switching between position and angular speed control mode is achieved with the optimal generation of jerk-free trajectories.

Year: 2003

Principal investigator: Zdenko Kovačić

Project results: The servo control system was successfully implemented and installed in the meteorological station in Eastern Slavonia, Croatia.