Motivating Examples

  • Mohamad S. AlwanEmail author
  • Xinzhi Liu
Part of the Nonlinear Physical Science book series (NPS)


To introduce the readers to the notion of hybrid systems, which include switched, impulsive and impulsive-switched systems, we present in this chapter some real and human-made phenomena that are ideally modeled by such systems.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Applied MathematicsUniversity of WaterlooWaterlooCanada

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