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Robust Switched Control of Nonlinear Continuous-Time Systems

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This paper presents a novel approach to robust switched controller design developed for continuous-time nonlinear systems with arbitrary switching signal. As a basis of our controller design we have applied the gain-scheduling approach. It ensures the robust multi parameter-dependent quadratic stability and guaranteed cost. The obtained requirements for robust stability and performance are translated to an optimization problem in light of bilinear matrix inequality (BMI) constraints. Finally, the obtained controller design properties are validated on simulation examples.
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Switched Control; Robust Control; Gain Scheduling; Lyapunov Function; Continuous-Time Nonlinear Systems

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