An Introduction to Nonlinearity in Control Systems
by Derek Atherton
Publisher: BookBoon 2011
Number of pages: 176
The book is concerned with the effects of nonlinearity in feedback control systems and techniques which can be used to design feedback loops containing nonlinear elements. The material is of an introductory nature but hopefully gives an overview and provides a basic understanding of various topics, many developed in recent years, and several of which have entire textbooks devoted to them.
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by Jan C. Willems - The MIT Press
This monograph develops further and refines methods based on input -output descriptions for analyzing feedback systems. Contrary to previous work in this area, the treatment heavily emphasizes and exploits the causality of the operators involved.
by John Doyle, Bruce Francis, Allen Tannenbaum
The book presents a theory of feedback control systems. It captures the essential issues, can be applied to a wide range of practical problems, and is as simple as possible. Addressed to students who have had a course in signals and systems.
by Meral Altinay - InTech
A trend of investigation of Nonlinear Control Systems has been present over the last few decades. This book includes topics such as Feedback Linearization, Lyapunov Based Control, Adaptive Control, Optimal Control and Robust Control.
by Vincent Del Toro, Sydney R. Parker - McGraw-Hill
This is an integrated treatment of feedback control systems at the senior-graduate level. In order to emphasize the unified approach, the book is divided into five sections. Each section deals with a fundamental phase of control systems engineering.