Optimal control (linear systems)
Lewis, Frank L. School of Electrical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia.
- State-variable feedback design
- Output feedback design
- Tracking a reference input
- Robustness and frequency-domain techniques
- Discrete-time systems
- Additional Readings
A branch of modern control theory that deals with designing controls for linear systems by minimizing a performance index that depends on the system variables. Under some mild assumptions, making the performance index small also guarantees that the system variables will be small, thus ensuring closed-loop stability. See also: Control system stability
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