Iterative Learning Control: An Optimization Paradigm (Advances in Industrial Control)

Iterative Learning Control: An Optimization Paradigm (Advances in Industrial Control)

This book develops a coherent theoretical approach to algorithm design for iterative learning control based on the use of optimization concepts. Concentrating initially on linear, discrete-time systems, the author gives the reader access to theories based on either signal or parameter optimization. Although the two approaches are shown to be related in a formal mathematical sense, the text presents them separately because their relevant algorithm design issues are distinct and give rise to different performance capabilities. Together with algorithm design, the text demonstrates that there are new algorithms that are capable of incorporating input and output constraints, enable the algorithm to reconfigure systematically in order to meet the requirements of different reference signals and also to support new algorithms for local convergence of nonlinear iterative control. Simulation and application studies are used to illustrate algorithm properties and performance in systems like gantry robots and other electromechanical and/or mechanical systems. Iterative Learning Control will interest academics and graduate students working in control who will find it a useful reference to the current status of a powerful and increasingly popular method of control. The depth of background theory and links to practical systems will be of use to engineers responsible for precision repetitive processes.

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Learning XNA 3.0

Learning XNA 3.0

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Paperback. Pub Date: December 2008 Pages: 510 Publisher: OReilly Media Do you have what it takes to become a game developer with this hands-on book You’ll Learn quickly and easily how to develop Computer games with Microsoft’s XNA 3.0 framework-not just for your PC. but for Xbox 360 and the Microsoft Zune as well. Written

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Easy Learning Italian Verbs: with free Verb Wheel (Collins Easy Learning Italian)

Easy Learning Italian Verbs: with free Verb Wheel (Collins Easy Learning Italian)

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Designed to accompany and complement the dictionary and grammar in the widely acclaimed Collins Easy Learning range, and now including a free verb wheel, Collins Easy Learning Italian Verbs offers beginners a clear and easy-to-understand guide to Italian verbs.

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