L2 - Gain and Passivity Techniques in Nonlinear Control (Communications and Control Engineering 2nd ed. 2000)

L2 - Gain and Passivity Techniques in Nonlinear Control (Communications and Control Engineering 2nd ed. 2000)

By: Arjan J. van der Schaft (author)Hardback

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With respect to the first edition as Volume 218 in the Lecture Notes in Con- trol and Information Sciences series the basic idea of the second edition has remained the same: to provide a compact presentation of some basic ideas in the classical theory of input-output and closed-loop stability, together with a choice of contributions to the recent theory of nonlinear robust and 1foo control and passivity-based control. Nevertheless, some parts of the book have been thoroughly revised and/or expanded, in order to have a more balanced presen- tation of the theory and to include some of the new developments which have been taken place since the appearance of the first edition. I soon realized, how- ever, that it is not possible to give a broad exposition of the existing literature in this area without affecting the spirit of the book, which is precisely aimed at a compact presentation. So as a result the second edition still reflects very much my personal taste and research interests. I trust that others will write books emphasizing different aspects. Major changes with respect to the first edition are the following: * A new section has been added in Chapter 2 relating L2-gain and passivity via scattering, emphasizing a coordinate-free, geometric, treatment. * The section on stability in Chapter 3 has been thoroughly expanded, also incorporating some recent results presented in [182J.


1 Input-Output Stability.- 2 Small-gain and Passivity of Input-Output Maps.- 3 Dissipative Systems Theory.- 4 Hamiltonian Systems as Passive Systems.- 5 Passivity by Feedback.- 6 Factorizations of Nonlinear Systems.- 7 Nonlinear H? Control.- 8 Hamilton-Jacobi Inequalities.

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  • ISBN13: 9781852330736
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 248
  • ID: 9781852330736
  • weight: 1210
  • ISBN10: 1852330732
  • edition: 2nd ed. 2000

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