Accession Number:

ADA071200

Title:

Control of Nonlinear Systems.

Descriptive Note:

Interim progress rept. no. 4, 1 Oct 78-31 May 79,

Corporate Author:

BROWN UNIV PROVIDENCE R I DIV OF ENGINEERING

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1979-06-05

Pagination or Media Count:

7.0

Abstract:

Progress is described on a method for stabilizing linear differential systems by state variable feedback in which the gain matrix stems from the finite pure integration of the controllability Gramian and the resulting system tolerates a large class of nonlinearities in the loop without destroying stability. Research results are summarized for the thoeretical investigation of minimum energy controls for a class of commutative bilinear systems which relate to a two-dimensional intercept control problem. Progress and research results are also described for a new equation error formulation for the least squares parameter estimation problem for nonlinear system identification and signal reconstruction. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Statistics and Probability

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE