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Robust Control: The Parameter Space Approach - Communications and Control Engineering (Hardback)
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Robust Control: The Parameter Space Approach - Communications and Control Engineering (Hardback)

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Hardback 483 Pages / Published: 26/07/2002
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New results, fresh ideas and new applications in automotive and flight control systems are presented in this second edition of Robust Control. The book presents parametric methods and tools for the simultaneous design of several representative operating conditions and several design specifications in the time and frequency domains. It also covers methods for robustness analysis that guarantee the desired properties for all possible values of the plant uncertainty. A lot of practical application experience enters into the case studies of driver support systems that avoid skidding and rollover of cars, automatic car steering systems, flight controllers for unstable aircraft and engine-out controllers. The book also shows the historic roots of the methods, their limitations and research needs in robust control.

Publisher: Springer London Ltd
ISBN: 9781852335144
Number of pages: 483
Weight: 1930 g
Dimensions: 235 x 155 x 26 mm
Edition: 2nd ed. 2002


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From the reviews of the second edition:

This is the second edition of the previously published text Robust Control which appeared in 1993. The new edition represents a total revision of the previous text, resulting in a book that is easily readable and well organized. A large number of real world examples and a step by step introduction of the material make the text easily accessible. The more than 300 figures and the many discussed applications give the book a very intuitive and graphics oriented flavor.

In summary, this book takes a refreshingly different look at the problem of robust control than most other texts. It provides an easy to follow coverage of the material and is largely self-contained. This book should be of significant interest to the automatic control community, and it is especially valuable for the practicing control engineer.

IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control 50 (2005) 1229 - 1230 (Reviewer: Peter Bauer)

"This monograph addresses the problem of robust control ... . The text presents several interesting case studies that illustrate the presented methods ... . A large number of real world examples and a step by step introduction of the material make the text easily accessible. The more than 300 figures and the many discussed applications give the book a very intuitive and graphics oriented flavor. ... this book takes a refreshingly different look at the problem of robust control than most other texts." (Peter Bauer, IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Vol. 50 (8), August, 2005)

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