PID

A proportional–integral–derivative controller (PID controller or three-term controller) is a control loop mechanism employing feedback that is widely used in industrial control systems and a variety of other applications requiring continuously modulated control. A PID controller continuously calculates an error value e(t) as the difference between a desired setpoint (SP) and a measured process variable (PV) and applies a correction based on proportional, integral, and derivative terms (denoted P, I, and D respectively), hence the name. In practical terms it automatically applies accurate and responsive correction to a control function. An everyday example is the cruise control on a car, where ascending a hill would lower speed if only constant engine power were applied. The controller's PID algorithm restores the measured speed to the desired speed with minimal delay and overshoot by increasing the power output of the engine.

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The Octo-Bouncer

“I started thinking about ball juggling machines in the year 2015. I wrote about my first few attempts at creating them in this blog post from the year 2017. In 2018 I wrote another post about my then newest build …

Self Balancing Robot - PID Control Algorithm

“I undertook this project because I wanted to learn more about Control Algorithms and how to effectively implement a PID control loop. The project is still in the development phase as a bluetooth module is yet to be added which …

ACA: AEP’s Can Do Anything

“A Two-Degree-Of-Freedom Ball Balancing PID Controller In this project, we implemented a two-degree-of-freedom ball balancing platform using a resistive touchscreen, two servo motors, and PID control. We used a PIC32 microcontroller to read position data from the touchscreen and drive …

DIY Self Balancing Robot

“Hello friends this post is about DIY self balancing robot in this post I’ll show how you can build your own Self balancing robot. I have tried to build the project but failed not get results as expected. but …

Ball Balancing PID System

“This system holds a ball in balance on a plate. A webcam films the system and a python program analyzes the images to find the position of the ball. The python program calculates the tilting of the tray to prevent …

The Ultimate Guide to Building a Quadcopter From Scratch

“This project started all the way back when I was in 6th grade and completely new to electronics, when I thought to myself, “Hey, let’s build a drone….it shouldn’t be that hard……right?” Yea, guess what, it …

Self Balancing Robot via Stepper Motor

“With stepper motor via microstepping, digital motion processing, auto tuning via Twiddle Algorithmus, cascaded PID Controller I bought my first Arduino three years ago. I was fascinated by by the idea of a self-balancing-robot and this was my first project …

Tower Copter With PID Controller

“Hello guys my name is wachid kurniawan putra, today i will share my microcontroler project with my team My team consist of 4 people including myself, they are: 1. Juan Andrew (15/386462 / SV / 09848) 2. Wachid Kurniawan Putra (17 …

Building ESP-1 Balancing Robot

“I was always fascinated with balancing robots and wanted to build one myself. Some time ago I started collecting IMU, arduino boards, wheels, motors for other wheeled robots and one day decided to build a balancing robot instead. I’ve …

Smart Motor Driver for Robotics

“This motor driver is designed to be interfaced from a host microcontroller by I2C and be able to control the motor with a PID autonomously. This is a smart motor driver designed to run a Pololu micro gearmotor, the objective …