Analysis and Control of Nonlinear Systems : A Flatness-based Approach, Hardback Book

Analysis and Control of Nonlinear Systems : A Flatness-based Approach Hardback

Part of the Mathematical Engineering series


The present book is a translation and an expansion of lecture notes cor- sponding to a course of Mathematics of Control delivered during four years at the Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chauss ees (Marne-la-Vall ee, France) to Master students.

A reduced version of this course has also been given at the Master level at the University of Paris-Sud since eight years.

It may the- fore serve as lecture notes for teaching at the Master or PhD level but also as a comprehensive introduction to researchers interested in atness and more generally in the mathematical theory of nite dimensional systems and c- trol.

This book may be seen as an outcome of the applied research policy pi- oneered by the Ecole des Mines de Paris (now MINES-ParisTech), France, aiming not only at academic excellence, but also at collaborating with - dustries on speci c innovative projects to enhance technological innovation using the most advanced know-how. This in uence, though indirectly visible, mainly concerns the originality of some of the topics addressed here which are, in a sense, a theoretic synthesis of the author's applied contributions and viewpoints in the control eld, continuously elaborated and modi ed in contact with the industrial realities.

Such a synthesis wouldn't have been made possible without the scienti c trust and nancial support of many c- panies during periods ranging from two to ten years.


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 320 pages, 2 Tables, black and white; 93 Illustrations, black and white; XIV, 320 p. 93 illus.
  • Publisher: Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. K
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Differential & Riemannian geometry
  • ISBN: 9783642008382

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