On the Computation of Stability Profiles

  • Wolfgang Sienel
Conference paper
Part of the ISNM International Series of Numerical Mathematics book series (ISNM, volume 121)


The computational effort for robust stability analysis of uncertain control systems increases with the number of uncertain parameters. However, there exists a class of so-called tree structured systems, for which stability analysis can be performed extremely fast. In this case robust stability is verified by checking zero exclusion from value sets, which are obtained by mapping the uncertainty domain via the uncertain characteristic polynomial. An extension of this approach allows to generate the stability profile. This is part of the boundary of the root set of the uncertain system containing the most important stability information. The efficiency of the method is demonstrated by a robustness analysis of the DLR plate experiment with 60 uncertain parameters.


Characteristic Polynomial Uncertain Parameter Uncertain System Robustness Analysis Stability Profile 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Wolfgang Sienel
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  1. 1.DLR, German Aerospace Research CenterInstitute for Robotics and System DynamicsWesslingGermany

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