New Approach to Linear Exact Model Matching for a Class of Nonlinear Systems

Research paper by P. N. Paraskevopoulos, A. S. Tsirikos

Indexed on: 01 Sep '97Published on: 01 Sep '97Published in: Journal of Optimization Theory and Applications


In this paper, a new approach to the linear exact model matching problem for a class of nonlinear systems, using static state feedback, is presented. This approach reduces the problem of determining the state feedback control law to that of solving a system of first-order partial differential equations. Based on these equations, two major issues are resolved: the necessary and sufficient conditions for the problem to have a solution and the general analytical expression for the feedback control law. Furthermore, the proposed approach is extended to solve the same problem via static output feedback.