By H. W. Liepmann
Covering the overall ideas of fuel dynamics to supply a operating knowing of the necessities of gasoline circulate, the contents of this booklet shape the basis for a learn of the really good literature and will supply the required historical past for analyzing unique papers at the topic. themes contain introductory recommendations from thermodynamics, together with entropy, reciprocity kinfolk, equilibrium stipulations, the legislation of mass motion and condensation; one-dimensional gasdynamics, one-dimensional wave movement, waves in supersonic circulate, stream in ducts and wind tunnels, tools of dimension, the equations of frictionless circulation, small-perturbation conception, transonic movement, results of viscosity and conductivity, and masses extra. The textual content comprises quite a few special figures and several other precious tables, whereas concluding routines exhibit the appliance of the cloth within the textual content and description extra subjects.
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Moreover, it is also important to notice that a necessary condition to the asymptotic stability is that all the eigenvalues of (A + BK) are in the open left-half complex plane, since the system is linear in a neighborhood of the origin. For the control design problem, to take into account the control saturation occurrence allows, in general, to stabilize larger domains of admissible initial states without an important degradation of the required closed-loop performances. These aspects will be studied and illustrated in the next chapters of the book.
18) is the whole state space n . Solvability conditions for the global asymptotic stabilization problem for a linear system subject to saturating controls have been stated in the seminal works of Sontag and his co-authors: see, for example [329, 338, 403] in the case of continuous-time systems and  for the discrete-time systems. These works provide the following formal result. 2 is globally stabilizable if and only if 1. the pair (A, B) is stabilizable; 2. the eigenvalues of matrix A do not have positive real parts.
These admissible sets are in general characterized with respect to bounds on the amplitude (L∞ -norm) and/or the energy (L2 -norm) of w(t). This problem is also referred to as input-to-state stability analysis . e w(t) = 0 for some t > t1 or limt→∞ w(t) = 0, the convergence of the trajectories to the equilibrium point x = 0 must be guaranteed. 15). Hence, considering a set W of admissible exogenous signals and a set X0 of admissible initial conditions we are generically interested in the following problem.