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Impact interactive mathematical program for automatic control theory

  • Magnus Rimvall
  • François Cellier
Session 19 Computer Aided Control System Design II
Part of the Lecture Notes in Control and Information Sciences book series (LNCIS, volume 63)

Abstract

IMPACT, a new CAD-program for Control Systems which is presently under development at our institute, is presented. The program will give access to algorithms useful in control systems theory in an interactive manner. It is aimed at inexperienced students as well as skilled control scientists for the analysis, synthesis and simulation of control systems. IMPACT is coded in ADA, portability is one of the main design goals.

A first section discusses the chosen mode of interaction, and compares it with other common methods. A second section presents the data structures available in IMPACT, and discusses the operations which can be performed on these structures. The IMPACT command language is thereafter presented, in particular are the very versatile macro-facilities explained. Finally, some implementational aspects are discussed.

Keywords

Polynomial Matrix Graphical Input Polynomial Matrice Command Language Control System Theory 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Magnus Rimvall
    • 1
  • François Cellier
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute for Automatic ControlSwiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH)ZuerichSwitzerland

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