A1 Journal article (refereed), original research

Computationally Efficient Practical Method for Solving the Dynamics of Fluid Power Circuits in the Presence of Singularities

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Publication Details
Authors: Malysheva Iuliia, Ustinov Stanislav, Handroos Heikki
Publisher: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
Publication year: 2020
Language: English
Related Journal or Series Information: IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics
ISSN: 1083-4435
eISSN: 1941-014X
JUFO-Level of this publication: 3
Open Access: Open Access publication
Location of the parallel saved publication: http://urn.fi/URN:NBN:fi-fe20201216100931


In this paper, a practical method is proposed for the efficient solution of fiuid power systems with singularities originating (in particular) from the presence in the system of small volumes. The method is based on the use of an enhanced version of the pseudo-dynamic solver (the advanced pseudo-dynamic solver), which seeks the steady-state solution of pressure building up in the small volume. This solver can be attributed to the class of explicit solvers. There are two main advantages of the proposed solver. The first is the higher accuracy and numerical stability of the solution compared with the classical pseudo-dynamic solver, owing to the enhanced solver structure and the use of an adaptive convergence criterion. The second is the faster calculation time compared with conventional integration methods such as the fourth-order Runge-Kutta method, owing to the obtained possibility of larger integration time step usage. Thus, the advanced pseudo-dynamic solver can become a preferred method in the simulation of complex fiuid power circuits. Simulation results of the C code implementation confirm that the advanced pseudo-dynamic solver is better than conventional solvers for the solution of the real-time systems that include fiuid power components with small volumes.

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