Hardware in the loop technique for real-time control of electrical machines using LabVIEW software for laboratory works in electrical engineering faculties


  • Gentian Dume
  • Jurgen Metalla


Virtual Instrument, Hardware in the Loop, LabVIEW, Laboratory work


The rapid developments of science and technology of the last decade have given a fundamental change to the way of conceiving and solving problems in every field of science and in particular in engineering disciplines. Nowadays, Virtual Instruments are becoming an important part of solving engineering problems in particular in the area of Automatic Control of Industrial Processes and Education. Due to the continuously increasing performance and flexibility of PC combined with their cost reduction, virtual instruments are successfully concurring the traditional instruments. In this work, we have created a closed-loop control system for testing the PID controller for a DC motor using the HIL technique and Ziegler-Nichols tuning rule for education purposes


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