Encyclopedia of Systems and Control

2015 Edition
| Editors: John Baillieul, Tariq Samad

Modeling of Dynamic Systems from First Principles

  • S. Torkel Glad
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4471-5058-9_102


This entry describes how models can be formed from the basic principles of physics and the other fields of science. Use can be made of similarities between different domains which leads to the concepts of bond graphs and, more abstractly, to port-controlled Hamiltonian systems. The class of models is naturally extended to differential algebraic equation (DAE) models. The concepts described here form a natural basis for parameter identification in gray box models.


Bond graph Differential algebraic equation (DAE) Differential algebra Gray box model Hamiltonian Physical analogy Physical modeling 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. Torkel Glad
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  1. 1.Department of Electrical EngineeringLinköping UniversityLinköpingSweden