State and output feedback stabilization of multiple chained systems with discontinuous control. (English) Zbl 0901.93058

Summary: The problem of state and output feedback stabilization of nonholonomic multiple chained systems is addressed and solved using a particular class of discontinuous control laws. The obtained control laws are relatively simple, compared with others existing in the current literature, and guarantee exponential convergence of the closed-loop system. A simulation example, showing the main features of the proposed controllers, is enclosed.


93D15 Stabilization of systems by feedback
70F25 Nonholonomic systems related to the dynamics of a system of particles
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