Conservation Laws and Lumped System Dynamics

  • Arjan van der Schaft
  • Bernhard Maschke


Physical systems modeling, aimed at network modeling of complex multi-physics systems, has especially flourished in the fifties and sixties of the 20-th century, see e.g. [11, 12] and references provided therein. With the reinforcement of the ’systems’ legacy in Systems & Control, the growing recognition that ’control’ is not confined to developing algorithms for processing the measurements of the system into control signals (but instead is concerned with the design of the total controlled system), and facing the complexity of modern technological and natural systems, systematic methods for physical systems modeling of large-scale lumpedand distributed-parameter systems capturing their basic physical characteristics are needed more than ever.


Boundary Current Boundary Vertex Oriented Graph Open Graph Dirac Structure 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of Mathematics and Computing ScienceUniversity of GroningenAKthe Netherlands
  2. 2.Lab. d’Automatique et de Genie des ProcédésUniversité Claude BernardCedexFrance

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