In this project PID control has been implemented to balance a ball in the center of the beam. There is a servo motor that has been used to provide the beam with 1 DOF and this helps us to move the ball on the beam to the desired setpoint. An error signal is generated and that has been fed to the controller and is then provided to the servo motor as an angle to move so that the ball balances in the middle.PID control stands for Proportional Integral and Derivative control, it's used not only in hobby projects but also in many industrial applications.
Self Balancing Ball and Beam using PID control
By implementing PID control we have made the ball balance on the beam at the desired setpoint of 15 cms(total beam length = 30 cms)
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