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Feedback control of impact dynamics: The bouncing ball revisited

Ronsse, R and Sepulchre, R (2006) Feedback control of impact dynamics: The bouncing ball revisited. In: UNSPECIFIED pp. 4807-4812..

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We study the the design of a tracking controller for the popular bouncing ball model: the continuous-time actuation of a table is used to control the impacts of the table with a bouncing ball. The proposed control law uses the impact times as the sole feedback information. We show that the acceleration of the table at impact plays no role in the stability analysis but is an important parameter for the robustness of the feedback system to model uncertainty, in particular to the uncertainty on the coefficient of restitution. © 2006 IEEE.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (UNSPECIFIED)
Divisions: Div F > Control
Depositing User: Cron job
Date Deposited: 16 Jul 2015 13:34
Last Modified: 12 Oct 2015 11:56