Order Reduction in Linear Dynamical Systems by Using Improved Balanced Realization Technique

  • Arvind Kumar PrajapatiEmail author
  • Rajendra Prasad
Short Paper


In this article, a new model order reduction scheme is proposed for the simplification of large-scale linear dynamical models. The proposed technique is based on the balanced realization method, in which the steady-state gain problem of the balanced truncation is circumvented. In this method, the denominator coefficients of the reduced system are evaluated by using the balanced realization, and the numerator coefficients are obtained by using a simple mathematical procedure as given in the literature. The proposed technique has been illustrated through some standard large-scale systems. This method gives the least performance error indices compared to some other existing system reduction methods. The time response of the approximated system, evaluated by the proposed method, is also shown which is the excellent matching of the response of the actual model when compared to the responses of other existing techniques.


Controllability and observability Large-scale systems Lyapunov theorem Model order reduction Steady-state value 



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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Electrical EngineeringIndian Institute of Technology RoorkeeHaridwarIndia

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