Provides complete coverage of both the Lyapunov and Input-Output stability theories, ina readable, concise manner. Supplies an introduction to the popular backstepping approach to nonlinear control design Gives a thorough discussion of the concept of input-to-state stability Includes a discussion of the fundamentals of feedback linearization and related results. Details complete coverage of the fundamentals of dissipative system's theory and its application in the so-called L2gain control prooblem, for the first time in an introductory level textbook. Contains a thorough discussion of nonlinear observers, a very important problem, not commonly encountered in textbooksat this level. An Instructor's Manual presenting detailed solutions to all the problems in the book is available from the Wiley editorial department.
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Author Biography - Horacio Marquez
HORACIO J. MARQUEZ is currently Associate Professor and Associate Chair of Graduate Studies in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Alberta, Canada. Dr. Marquez has published numerous articles in journals and conference proceedings on subjects including control theory, nonlinear systems, robust control, and gain scheduling. He received the University of Alberta McCalla Research Professorship for 2003 - 04.