A New Approach to Adaptive Nonlinear Controls

S. H. Lam

Abstract

An accurate and realistic mathematical model is usually considered essential in the design of controllers. The present paper presents a new approach which permits the controller to approximately accomplish the desired control objectives without the need for detailed knowledge of a mathematical model of the physical system---provided reliable and accurate sensor measurements of the output variables and their time derivatives are available.

 Journal of System Analysis, Modeling and Simulation (SAMS.J), Vol. 4, No. 2, pp. 153-167. Gordon Breach, Berlin, 1998.
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