Portable Bridge Crane
Advanced Crane Control Laboratory

The portable "mini" bridge crane was sponsored by SIEMENS and Igus.  The crane has the ability to be taken apart and transported.  To date the crane has been to Metz, France; Georgia Tech; and Marietta High School.  Currently the crane is located at Georgia Tech.

The main goals of the crane is are to educate students about controls engineering and specifically the benefits of input shaping and as an experimental tool to test new control strategies.

Project Team:
William Singhose (Professor)
John Huey, Jason Lawrence, Khalid Sorensen
Others:
Jon Danielson, Josh Spiers, Stefan Locher