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2answers
102 views

Rigorous mathematical treatments of engineering topics

I started out as an engineering student and got interested in mathematics. So after some point (Rigorous analysis and linear algebra, some real analysis, basic measure theory and topology etc.) I ...
2
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2answers
95 views

Reference for LPV controls

I am looking for a good mathematical introduction to LPV (Linear Parameter Varying) methods in control theory. I would like it to be more on the mathematical side of things, instead of something aimed ...
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1answer
22 views

Literature study for Optimal Estimation Theory

It seems Optimal Estimation/Control Theory requires a lot more than undergraduate maths. Any good book that would help me get started? I have so far referred the following books but found them quite ...
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3answers
169 views

An introduction to control systems

I am looking for an introduction on control systems in the context of engineering, but treated from a more mathematical point of view. Does anybody have a good reference?
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1answer
25 views

Extensions to linear control with output constraints

Does anybody know which extensions to the linear controller exist that can cope with constraints in the output value and its derivative? Usually, the plant being controlled have some limits and I ...
0
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1answer
54 views

Linearize a nonlinear system

I haven't really encountered control theory before. Could you possibly recommend some papers/textbooks that start with the very basics of the field? I have a couple of months to get to grips with the ...
1
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1answer
68 views

I have reached a rut in my understanding of control systems. How do I cross this?

A little background here. I'm an undergrad in the final year. I have decided academia as my career path. My grades are not high but my research caliber is good and I have ongoing projects that are ...
1
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1answer
175 views

A good reference on optimal control theory

Ok, so I am reading about decision making and I came across this subject. Fortunately it has a Wiki, but the point is I want to see some examples, and learn to solve regular problems of this field. ...
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5answers
907 views

What is the mathematical foundation of Control Theory?

There is a question which I'm wondering again and again in recent months. I have taken courses like Elementary Differential Equations, Signals and Systems, Linear Control Systems, General Theory of ...
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1answer
93 views

Book on theoretical computational optimal control

I'm looking for a comprehensive introduction to the theoretical side of optimal control, existence of solutions and so on, including theory behind numerical solution methods. Regarding the latter I'm ...
8
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4answers
904 views

Control / Feedback Theory

I am more interested in the engineering perspective of this topic, but I realize that fundamentally this is a very interesting mathematical topic as well. Also, at an introductory level they would be ...