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Mathematical Problems in Engineering
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 197819, 8 pages
Research Article

Robust Reliable Control of Uncertain Discrete Impulsive Switched Systems with State Delays

1School of Automation, Nanjing University of Science and Technology, Nanjing 210094, China
2Department of Engineering, Faculty of Engineering and Science, University of Agder, 4898 Grimstad, Norway

Received 10 December 2012; Revised 5 January 2013; Accepted 19 January 2013

Academic Editor: Ligang Wu

Copyright © 2013 Xia Li et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


This paper is concerned with the problem of robust reliable control for a class of uncertain discrete impulsive switched systems with state delays, where the actuators are subjected to failures. The parameter uncertainties are assumed to be norm-bounded, and the average dwell time approach is utilized for the stability analysis and controller design. Firstly, an exponential stability criterion is established in terms of linear matrix inequalities (LMIs). Then, a state feedback controller is constructed for the underlying system such that the resulting closed-loop system is exponentially stable. A numerical example is given to illustrate the effectiveness of the proposed method.