Nonlinear Dynamics

, Volume 84, Issue 4, pp 2149–2160 | Cite as

Finite-time boundedness and dissipativity analysis of networked cascade control systems

Original Paper


In this paper, finite-time boundedness and dissipativity analysis for a class of networked cascade control systems (NCCSs) is investigated. The NCCS is defined with network-induced imperfections such as packet dropouts and time delays, and Bernoulli distributed white sequence is used to model a stochastic packet dropout case. Using the Lyapunov stability theory and linear matrix inequality (LMI) approach, we propose the sufficient conditions for finite-time boundedness and finite-time dissipativity of NCCS. Finally, the LMI-based conditions are applied on a practical power plant boiler–turbine system to show the effectiveness and applicability of the achieved results.


Cascade system Dissipativity Packet dropout Time delay Finite-time analysis 



The work of K. Mathiyalagan was supported by University Grants Commission (UGC), New Delhi, India, through Dr. D. S. Kothari Postdoctoral Fellowship under the Grant No. F.42/2006 (BSR)/MA/1415/0003, and the work of J. H. Park was supported by Basic Science Research Program through the National Research Foundation of Korea (NRF) funded by the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology (2013R1A1A2A 10005201).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of MathematicsBharathiyar UniversityCoimbatoreIndia
  2. 2.Department of Electrical EngineeringYeungnam UniversityKyongsanRepublic of Korea
  3. 3.Department of MathematicsSungkyunkwan UniversitySuwonRepublic of Korea

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