Type of Document Dissertation Author Banach, Antoni Stanisɫaw URN etd-09202005-091012 Title Feedback design for nonlinear distributed-parameter systems by extended linearization Degree PhD Department Electrical Engineering Advisory Committee
Advisor Name Title Baumann, William T. Committee Chair Bay, John S. Committee Member Burns, John A. Committee Member Hannagen, Kenneth B. Committee Member Lindner, Douglas K. Committee Member Keywords
- Distributed parameter systems Mathematical models.
- Feedback control systems Mathematical models.
Date of Defense 1992-06-12 Availability restricted Abstract
A feedback design procedure known as extended linearization consists in replacing a mathematical model of a nonlinear dynamical system with its family of linearizations, parametrized by the operating point, and then combining feedback gains designed for representatives of the family into a single nonlinear feedback law.
The principles of the procedure, applicable both to lumped-parameter and distributed-parameter systems, are discussed at the outset. The development shows limits on feedback laws that can be designed, as well as nonuniqueness of solutions, inherent in the method.
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