Port-Hamiltonian Systems Theory: An Introductory Overview

Port-Hamiltonian Systems Theory: An Introductory Overview


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Port-Hamiltonian Systems Theory: An Introductory Overview by Schaft Arjan Van Der, Arjan van der Schaft, Dimitri Jeltsema

Apart from offering a systematic and insightful framework for modeling and analysis of multi-physics systems, port-Hamiltonian systems theory provides a natural starting point for control. Especially in the nonlinear case it is widely recognized that physical properties of the system - such as balance and conservation laws and energy considerations - should be exploited and respected in the design of control laws which are robust and physically interpretable. Port-Hamiltonian Systems Theory: An Introductory Overview provides a concise and easily accessible description of the foundations underpinning the subject, and goes on to emphasize novel developments in the field that will be of interest to a broad range of researchers. The tutorial style makes it suitable for use in a course and by students.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781601987860
Publisher: Now Publishers
Publication date: 06/13/2014
Pages: 230
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.48(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction 2. From Modeling to Port-Hamiltonian Systems 3. Port-Hamiltonian Systems on Manifolds 4. Input-State-Output Port-Hamiltonian Systems 5. Representations of Dirac Structures 6. Interconnection of Port-Hamiltonian Systems 7. Port-Hamiltonian Systems and Passivity 8. Conserved Quantities and Algebraic Constraints 9. Incrementally Port-Hamiltonian Systems 10. Input-Output Hamiltonian Systems 11. Pseudo-Gradient Representations 12. Port-Hamiltonian Systems on Graphs 13. Switching Port-Hamiltonian Systems 14. Distributed-Parameter Systems 15. Control of Port-Hamiltonian Systems References

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