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AuthorColonius, Fritz. author
TitleThe Dynamics of Control [electronic resource] / by Fritz Colonius, Wolfgang Kliemann
ImprintBoston, MA : Birkhรคuser Boston : Imprint: Birkhรคuser, 2000
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Descript XII, 629 p. online resource


The Dynamics of Control provides a carefully integrated development of the mathematical connections between nonlinear control, dynamical systems, and time-varying perturbed systems for scientists and engineers. The central theme is the notion of control flow with its global dynamics and linearization presented in detail. The book's scope is comprehensive and includes global theory of dynamical systems under time-varying perturbations, global and local dynamics of control systems, connections between control systems and dynamical systems and the relevant numerical methods for global dynamics, linearization, and stability. Topics are developed with a diverse and extensive selection of applied problems from control and dynamical systems. Topics and Features: * complete coverage of unified theory of control flows * wide array of motivating problems from control and dynamical systems to appeal to mathematicians, scientists, and engineers * relevant motivation and a listing of important definitions and results at the beginning of each chapter * a compilation of essential background information in four appendices: nonlinear geometric control, topological theory of dynamical systems, computations of reachable sets, and numerical solution of Hamilton-Jacobi-Belman equations * discussion of numerical methods This new text and self-study reference guide is an excellent resource for the foundations and applications of control theory and nonlinear dynamics. All graduates, practitioners, and professionals in control theory, dynamical systems, perturbation theory, engineering, physics, and nonlinear dynamics will find the book a rich source of ideas, methods, and applications.


1 Introduction -- 2 Dynamics, Perturbations, and Control -- 2.1 Perturbations of Complex behavior -- 2.2 Approximation of Complex Systems -- 2.3 Generic Behavior of Perturbations -- 2.4 Stability Boundaries and Multistability -- 2.5 Reachability in Control Systems -- 2.6 Linear and Nonlinear Stability Radii -- 2.7 Stabilization of Bilinear Systems -- 2.8 The Lyapunov Spectrum of Matrices -- I Global Theory -- 3 Control Sets -- 4 Control Flows and Limit behavior -- II Linearization Theory -- 5 Linear Flows on Vector Bundles -- 6 Bilinear Systems on Vector Bundles -- 7 Linearization at a Singular Point -- III Applications -- 8 One-Dimensional Control Systems -- 9 Examples for Global behavior -- 10 Examples for the Spectrum -- 11 Stability Radii and Robust Stability -- 12 Open and Closed Loop Stabilization -- 13 Dynamics of Perturbations -- IV Appendices -- A Geometric Control Theory -- A.1 Differentiable Manifolds and Vector Fields -- A.2 Basic Definitions for Control Systems -- A.3 The Orbit Theorem -- A.4 Local Accessibility -- A.5 Notes -- B Dynamical Systems -- B.1 Vector Bundles -- B.2 Morse Decompositions, Attractors, Chains -- B.3 Ergodic Theory -- B.4 Notes -- C Numerical Computation of Orbits -- C.1 Orbits and Approximately Invariant Sets -- C.2 Computing Approximately Invariant Sets -- C.3 Computation via Time Optimal Control -- C.4 Notes -- D.1 Problem Formulation and Main Results -- D.2 Discounted and Average Functional -- D.3 Approximation of the Spectrum -- D.4 The Hamilton-Jacobi-Bellman Equation -- D.5 Discounted Optimal Control Problems -- D.6 Notes

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