Suboptimal feedback control for nonlinear systems

William L Garrard

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A method is presented for synthesizing suboptimal feedback control laws for nonlinear systems optimized with respect to a quadratic performance index. The proposed method allows the designer to easily calculate a second-order approximation to the optimal control.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)219-221
Number of pages3
Issue number2
StatePublished - Mar 1972

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