Robust Digital Control Design

  • Ioan Doré LandauEmail author
  • Rogelio Lozano
  • Mohammed M’Saad
  • Alireza Karimi
Part of the Communications and Control Engineering book series (CCE)


An adaptive control system has to be built on top of a robust digital control system. Therefore robustness issues for the underlying controller and the shaping of the sensitivity functions for various possible values of the plant parameters are very important. After a review of some basic robustness concepts, a methodology for shaping the sensitivity functions is presented. Its application is illustrated in the context of adaptive control of a flexible transmission.


Nyquist Plot Robust Stability Sensitivity Function Pole Placement Adaptive Control System 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ioan Doré Landau
    • 1
    Email author
  • Rogelio Lozano
    • 2
  • Mohammed M’Saad
    • 3
  • Alireza Karimi
    • 4
  1. 1.Département d’AutomatiqueGIPSA-LAB (CNRS/INPG/UJF)St. Martin d’HeresFrance
  2. 2.UMR-CNRS 6599, Centre de Recherche de Royalieu, Heuristique et Diagnostic des Systèmes ComplexesUniversité de Technologie de CompiègneCompiègneFrance
  3. 3.Centre de Recherche (ENSICAEN), Laboratoire GREYCÉcole Nationale Supérieure d’Ingénieurs de CaenCaen CedexFrance
  4. 4.Laboratoire d’AutomatiqueÉcole Polytechnique Fédérale de LausanneLaussanneSwitzerland

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