Iterative Identification and Control: Advances in Theory and Applications


An exposition of the interplay between the modelling of dynamic systems and the design of feedback controllers based on these models. The authors of individual chapters are some of the most renowned and authoritative figures in the fields of system identification and control design.

Read More Show Less
... See more details below
Paperback (Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2002)
$133.28 price
(Save 19%)$165.00 List Price
Other sellers (Paperback)
  • All (6) from $121.95   
  • New (5) from $121.95   
  • Used (1) from $178.24   
Sending request ...


An exposition of the interplay between the modelling of dynamic systems and the design of feedback controllers based on these models. The authors of individual chapters are some of the most renowned and authoritative figures in the fields of system identification and control design.

Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781447110989
  • Publisher: Springer London
  • Publication date: 4/30/2013
  • Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2002
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 309
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 0.69 (d)

Table of Contents

I. Fundamentals and Theory.- 1 Modelling, Identification and Control.- 1.1 A not-so-brief Historical Perspective.- 1.2 A Typical Scenario and its Major Players.- 1.3 Some Important New Insights.- 2 System Identification. Performance and Closed-loop Issues.- 2.1 Chapter Outline.- 2.2 Modelling, Estimation and Identification.- 2.3 Model Structures.- 2.4 Implementation of the Model Structures: Predictors.- 2.5 Open-loop Identification. What can be Achieved?.- 2.6 Open-loop Identification Algorithms.- 2.7 Closed-loop Identification.- 3 Data Preparation for Identification.- 3.1 Introduction.- 3.2 Design Variables for Identification.- 3.3 Data Preparation: Detrending and Filtering.- 3.4 System Identification with an H? Criterion.- 3.5 Conclusions.- 4 Model Uncertainty and Feedback.- 4.1 Introduction.- 4.2 Classical Control Theory.- 4.3 State-space Theory.- 4.4 Fundamental Limitations.- 4.5 H? Loop Shaping.- 4.6 Summary.- 5 Open-loop Iterative Learning Control.- 5.1 Introduction.- 5.2 Control with Two Degrees of Freedom.- 5.3 The Iterative Learning Paradigm.- 5.4 The Learning Algorithms.- 5.5 Examples.- 5.6 Conclusions.- 6 Model-based Iterative Control Design.- 6.1 Introduction.- 6.2 Iterative Control Design.- 6.3 Application 1: Single Control Loop.- 6.4 Application 2: GPC Control Approach.- 6.5 Conclusions.- 7 Windsurfing Approach to Iterative Control Design.- 7.1 Introduction.- 7.2 Fundamental Problems in Adaptive Control.- 7.3 High-level Overview of the Windsurfer Approach to Adaptive Control.- 7.4 More Detailed Description of the Algorithm.- 7.5 Examples.- 7.6 Unstable Plants.- 7.7 Coping with the “Fundamental Problems”.- 7.8 Some Further Quantitative Directions.- 8 Iterative Optimal Control Design.- 8.1 Introduction.- 8.2 Controller Tuning with Data.- 8.3 Iterative Identification and Control Design.- 8.4 Introducing Caution into Iterative Design.- 8.5 Embellishments and Conclusion.- 9 Identification and Validation for Robust Control.- 9.1 Introduction.- 9.2 The Identification/Control Setup and some Basic Formulae.- 9.3 A Control-oriented Nominal Model.- 9.4 Caution in Iterative Design.- 9.5 Model Validation for Robust Control Design.- 9.6 Conclusions.- II. Applications.- 10 Helicopter Vibration Control.- 10.1 Helicopter Vibration Control Example.- 10.2 A Glimpse of the Solution.- 10.3 Modelling Requirements.- 10.4 Identification Experiments.- 10.5 Data Analysis and Sanitizing.- 10.6 Parametric System Identification.- 10.7 Conclusions.- 11 Control-relevant Identification and Servo Design for a Compact Disc Player.- 11.1 Introduction.- 11.2 The Compact Disc Mechanism.- 11.3 Control-relevant Modelling of Radial Actuator.- 11.4 Preliminaries and Notations.- 11.5 Common Objectives in Identification and Control.- 11.6 Estimation of Coprime Factorisations.- 11.7 Application to CD Radial Actuator.- 11.8 Control Design and Stability Robustness.- 11.9 Summary.- 12 Control-relevant Identification and Robust Motion Control of a Wafer Stage.- 12.1 Introduction.- 12.2 The Wafer Stepper Positioning Mechanism.- 12.3 Iterative Model Set Estimation and Control Design.- 12.4 Elements of the Iterative Scheme.- 12.5 Estimation of Model Set for the Wafer Stage.- 12.6 Model Set-based Robust Control Design.- 12.7 Summary.- 13 Iterative Identification and Control: a Sugar Cane Crushing Mill.- 13.1 Introduction.- 13.2 The Sugar Cane Crushing Process.- 13.3 Identification Procedure.- 13.4 Controller Design.- 13.5 Iterative Approach.- 13.6 Conclusions.
Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star


4 Star


3 Star


2 Star


1 Star


Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation


  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)