Miša Tomić, Miloš Milošević, Nevena Tomić, Nenad D. Pavlović, Vukašin Pavlović

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Slider-crank mechanisms are used in many machines where there is a need to transform rotary motion into translation, and vice versa. Implementation of the control into a mechanical assembly of the slider-crank mechanism offers a wide range of applications of such controlled mechanism in mechatronic systems. This paper shows an example of the remote control of the angular velocity of the crank in a mechatronic redesigned slider-crank mechanism in order to achieve the desired motion of the slider. The remote control is achieved over the Internet connection and the appropriate software which is executed in the user’s internet browser. The aim of this paper is to present the applied control algorithm as well as to explain advantages of the possibility to remotely run a mechatronic redesigned slider-crank mechanism in service. This is done through an example of using a controlled slider-crank mechanism in a remote laboratory experiment.


Slider-crank Mechanism, Remote Control, Mechatronic System, PID Controller, NI LabVIEW

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