Control Using Logic-Based Switching by A.Stephen Morse

By A.Stephen Morse

A logic-based switching controller is one whose subsystems contain not just time-honored dynamical parts reminiscent of integrators, summers, earnings and so forth. yet event-driven common sense and linked switches besides. In this type of method the predominantly logical part is the manager, mode changer, and so forth. there was transforming into curiosity in recent times in choosing what can be received from applying "hybrid" controllers of this kind. To this finish a workshop was once hung on Block Island with the purpose of bringing jointly participants to debate the study and customary curiosity within the box. This quantity not just contains contributions from those that have been current at Block Island but in addition extra fabric from those that weren't. issues coated comprise: hybrid dynamical platforms, keep watch over of hard-bound restricted and nonlinear platforms, automobile difficulties concerning switching regulate and process keep an eye on within the face of large-scale modeling blunders.

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Performance and flexibility can be improved simultaneously using re-programmable hardware, like Field Programmable Gate Arrays. FPGAs can be re-programmed either off-line, as is commonly done to replace embedded software by changing a ROM, or on-line, to speed up the currently executed algorithm. The hardware synthesis task for ASICs used in embedded systems (whether they are implemented on FPGAs or not) is generally performed according to Embedded System Design and Hybrid Systems 35 the classical high-level and logic synthesis methods.

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