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Mathematical Problems in Engineering
Volume 2, Issue 3, Pages 199-204
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/S1024123X96000312

Analysis of nonlinear systems with time varying inputs and its application to gain scheduling

Department of Electrical Engineering, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, 373-1, Kuseng-dong, Yusung-gu, Taejon 305-701, Korea

Received 1 March 1995; Revised 11 June 1995

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Abstract

An analytical framework for analysis of a class of nonlinear systems with time varying inputs is presented. It is shown that the trajectories of the transformed nonlinear systems are uniformly bounded with an ultimate bound under certain conditions shown in this paper. The result obtained is useful for applications, in particular, analysis and design of gain scheduling.