Circle-Criterion Observers and Their Feedback Applications: An Overview

  • Murat Arcak
Part of the Systems and Control: Foundations & Applications book series (SCFA)


This chapter gives an overview of the “circle-criterion” design of nonlinear observers, initiated and further developed by the author in a series of papers. It summarizes these results in a concise and unified manner and illustrates them with physically motivated design examples from fuel cell power systems, ship control, and active magnetic bearing systems.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Murat Arcak
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  1. 1.Electrical, Computer, and Systems Engineering DepartmentRensselaer Polytechnic InstituteTroyUSA

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