Robust Eigenstructure Assignment Using Positive Definite Output Feedback Control
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This research investigates a method of eigenstructure assignment for the classes of controllers known as positive definite output feedback control. The research began with a closed loop system with output feedback control that utilizes a collocated actuator-sensor pair. It is shown that this system is robust because it is globally stable for positive definite feedback. Analytical analysis is then completed to determine gains that minimize a cost function that is the error between the desired and achievable assuming positive definite output feedback eigenstructure. Examples are given at the end of the thesis to validate the computer code and theory results.
- Operations Research