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Nonlinear Systems : Techniques for Dynamical Analysis and Control (Paperback)
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This treatment of modern topics relatedto the control of nonlinear systems is a collection of contributionscelebrating the work of Professor Henk Nijmeijer and honoring his 60thbirthday. It addresses several topics that have been the core of ProfessorNijmeijer’s work, namely: the control of nonlinear systems, geometric controltheory, synchronization, coordinated control, convergent systems and thecontrol of underactuated systems. The book presents recent advances in theseareas, contributed by leading international researchers in systems and control.In addition to the theoretical questions treated in the text, particularattention is paid to a number of applications including (mobile) robotics,marine vehicles, neural dynamics and mechanical systems generally.This volume providesa broad picture of the analysis and control of nonlinear systems for scientistsand engineers with an interest in the interdisciplinary field of systems andcontrol theory. The reader will benefit from the expert participants’ ideas on importantopen problems with contributions that represent the state of the art innonlinear control.