Guaranteed properties for nonlinear gain scheduled control systems

Jeff S. Shamma*, Michael Athans

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Abstract

An analysis is presented of two types of nonlinear gain-scheduled control systems: scheduling on a reference trajectory and scheduling on the plant output. Conditions are given which guarantee stability, robustness, and performance properties of the global gain-scheduled designs. These conditions confirm and formalize popular notions regarding gain-scheduled designs, e.g., that the scheduling variable should vary slowly and capture the plant's nonlinearities. These results extend previous work by the authors which addressed the case of linear plants whose dynamics depend on exogenous parameters.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2202-2208
Number of pages7
JournalProceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control
StatePublished - 1988
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Chemical Health and Safety
  • Control and Systems Engineering
  • Safety, Risk, Reliability and Quality

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