Appendix B: Elements of linear system theory

Appendix B: Elements of linear system theory

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The article presents without proofs some basic results from the theory of linear control systems. The following areas are covered: linear continuous time-invariant control system (continuous LTI system); stability; controllability and observability; Lyapunov equations; and poles and zeros.

Chapter Contents:

  • B.1 Description
  • B.2 Stability
  • B.3 Controllability and observability
  • B.4 Lyapunov equations
  • B.5 Poles and zeros
  • B.6 Notes and references

Inspec keywords: controllability; stability; observability; linear systems; Lyapunov matrix equations; poles and zeros

Other keywords: controllability; poles and zeros; Lyapunov equations; linear system theory; observability; linear continuous time-invariant control system; stability; continuous LTI system

Subjects: Control system analysis and synthesis methods; Stability in control theory

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