Magnetic-head positioning control system in HDDs

version 1.0.7 (20 KB) by Takenori Atsumi
This file contains a simulator for the benchmark problem of a magnetic-head positioning control system in HDDs.


Updated 21 Jun 2022

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1. Download the file.
2. Unzip the file.
3. Start MATLAB.
4. Set Current Folder as the unzipped folder.
1. Save designed controller as Data_Cd.mat and Data_Fm.mat. As an example, the unzipped folder includes these files which are designed in the following reference paper.
  • T. Atsumi and S. Yabui, “Quadruple-Stage Actuator System for Magnetic-Head Positioning System in HDDs”, The IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, Vol. 67, No. 11, pp. 9184-9194, (2020-11), DOI: 10.1109/TIE.2019.2955432
2. Execute “Simulation_trackfollow” which shows simulation results of the control system.
3. Execute “Plot_control_system” which shows frequency responses of the control system.
The following site contains the user manual:

Cite As

Takenori Atsumi (2022). Magnetic-head positioning control system in HDDs (, MATLAB Central File Exchange. Retrieved .

MATLAB Release Compatibility
Created with R2022a
Compatible with R2019b and later releases
Platform Compatibility
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