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The Total Synthesis Problem of linear multivariable control. II - Unity feedback and the design morphismZames (1981) has observed that there is, in general, no 'separation principle' to guarantee optimality of a division between control law design and filtering of plant uncertainty. Peczkowski and Sain (1978) have solved a model matching problem using transfer functions. Taking into consideration this investigation, Peczkowski et al. (1979) proposed the Total Synthesis Problem (TSP), wherein both the command/output-response and command/control-response are to be synthesized, subject to the plant constraint. The TSP concept can be subdivided into a Nominal Design Problem (NDP), which is not dependent upon specific controller structures, and a Feedback Synthesis Problem (FSP), which is. Gejji (1980) found that NDP was characterized in terms of the plant structural matrices and a single, 'good' transfer function matrix. Sain et al. (1981) have extended this NDP work. The present investigation is concerned with a study of FSP for the unity feedback case. NDP, together with feedback synthesis, is understood as a Total Synthesis Problem.
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Conference Proceedings
Sain, M. K.
(Notre Dame Univ. IN, United States)
Antsaklis, P. J.
(Notre Dame, University Notre Dame, IN, United States)
Gejji, R. R.
(Western Michigan University Kalamazoo, MI, United States)
Wyman, B. F.
(Ohio State University Columbus, OH, United States)
Peczkowski, J. L.
(Bendix Corp. Energy Controls Div., South Bend, IN, United States)
Date Acquired
August 11, 2013
Publication Date
January 1, 1981
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In: Conference on Decision and Control, 20th, and Symposium on Adaptive Processes(San Diego, CA)
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CONTRACT_GRANT: N00014-79-C-0475
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