On the Development and Application of Sliding Mode Observers

  • Christopher Edwards
  • Sarah K. Spurgeon
  • Chee Pin Tan
Part of the Lecture Notes in Control and Information Sciences book series (LNCIS, volume 274)


This chapter will provide a perspective on the development of sliding mode observers for continuous time systems — primarily those which can be well represented as linear systems subject to bounded nonlinearities/uncertainties. This encompasses a wide range of real engineering systems. Sliding mode observers for systems modelled by nonlinear systems, and whose design methodology explicitly exploits the nonlinear system structure, have recently been considered in [1].


Linear Matrix Inequality Sliding Mode Switching Function Sensor Fault Mode Observer 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Christopher Edwards
    • 1
  • Sarah K. Spurgeon
    • 1
  • Chee Pin Tan
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of EngineeringUniversity of LeicesterLeicesterUK

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