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  • A bounded-error approach to simultaneous state and actuator fault estimation for a class of nonlinear systems 

    Buciakowski, Mariusz; Witczak, Marcin; Puig Cayuela, Vicenç; Rotondo, Damiano; Nejjari Akhi-Elarab, Fatiha; Korbicz, Jozef (2017-04-01)
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    This paper proposes an approach for the joint state and fault estimation for a class of uncertain nonlinear systems with simultaneous unknown input and actuator faults. This is achieved by designing an unknown input observer ...
  • Adaptive neural network state predictor and tracking control for nonlinear time-delay systems 

    Na, Jing; Ren, Xuemei; Gao, Yan; Griñó Cubero, Robert; Costa Castelló, Ramon (2010-02)
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    A new adaptive nonlinear state predictor (ANSP) is presented for a class of unknown nonlinear systems with input time-delay. A dynamical identification with neu- ral network (NN) is constructed to obtain NN weights and ...
  • A mechanism inhibiting rip channel formation for oblique waves 

    Garnier, Roland; Dodd, Nicholas; Falqués Serra, Albert; Calvete Manrique, Daniel (World Scientific Publishing Company, 2009)
    Conference lecture
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    Previous numerical modelling studies based on 2DH morphodynamical model show that oblique waves tend to inhibit the formation of rip channel systems, but the mechanisms were not investigated. Field observations do not ...
  • Analysis of variations of volterra series models for RF power amplifiers 

    Silveira, Daniel D.; Gilabert Pinal, Pere Lluís; Dos Santos, Alexandre B.; Gadringer, Michael E. (2013)
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    This article discusses several different implementations of Volterra seriesmodels, and performs a fair comparison between them using measured data and well known figures of merit. Among the implemented models, an approach ...
  • Analytical approach to sorting in periodic and random potentials 

    Gleeson, James P.; Sancho, Jose Maria; Lacasta Palacio, Ana María; Lindenberg, K. (American Physical Society, 2006-04-17)
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    There has been a recent revolution in the ability to manipulate micrometer-sized objects on surfaces patterned by traps or obstacles of controllable configurations and shapes. One application of this technology is to ...
  • Characterization of a class of differential equations 

    Fuad Mohammad Naser, Mohammad; Bdair, Omar M; Ikhouane, Fayçal (2017-01-01)
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    This paper deals with a characterization of nonlinear systems of the form x<sub>¿</sub> (t) = f (x<sub>¿</sub>(t), u(t/¿)) when the parameter ¿ ¿ 8. In particular, we are interested in the uniform convergence of the sequence ...
  • Characterization of interfaces between TiCN and iron-base binders 

    Alvaredo, P; Roa Rovira, Joan Josep; Jiménez Piqué, Emilio; Llanes Pitarch, Luis Miguel; Gordo, E (2017-02-01)
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    This work includes a study of the interface between matrix and reinforcement in Fe-Ti(C,N) systems. A study of wettability and solubility between metal and ceramic phases is first performed. It combines wetting experiments ...
  • Coherence and anticoherence resonance tuned by noise 

    Lacasta Palacio, Ana María; Sagués Mestre, Francesc; Sancho, Jose Maria (American Physical Society, 2002-10-24)
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    We present numerical evidence and a theoretical analysis of the appearance of anticoherence resonance induced by noise, not predicted in former analysis of coherence resonance. We have found that this phenomenon occurs for ...
  • Comment on "Diffusion on solif surfaces: anomalous is normal"-Reply 

    Sancho, Jose Maria; Lacasta Palacio, Ana María; Lindenberg, K.; Sokolov, Igor M.; Romero, A. H. (Americah Physical Society, 2005-05-12)
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  • Competitive evaporation in arrays of droplets 

    Lacasta Palacio, Ana María; Sokolov, Igor M.; Sancho, Jose Maria; Sagués Mestre, Francesc (American Physical Society, 1998-05-31)
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    We consider the evaporation of periodic arrays of initially equal droplets in two-dimensional systems with open ~absorbing! boundaries. Our study is based on the numerical solution of the Cahn-Hilliard equation. We show ...
  • Consistency of heterogeneous synchronization patterns in complex weighted networks 

    Malagarriga Guasch, Daniel; Villa, Alessandro; García Ojalvo, Jordi; Pons Rivero, Antonio Javier (Institute of Physics (IOP), 2017-03-10)
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    Synchronization within the dynamical nodes of a complex network is usually considered homogeneous through all the nodes. Here we show, in contrast, that subsets of interacting oscillators may synchronize in different ways ...
  • Control no lineal del sistema Twin Rotor 

    Badia Martinez, Marc (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2017-09-13)
    Bachelor thesis
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    El Twin Rotor MIMO System és un sistema mecànic amb múltiples entrades i múltiples sortides assimilable a un helicòpter, però d’escala més reduïda. Una diferència destacable entre el Twin Rotor MIMO System i una maqueta ...
  • Diffusion on Solid Surface: anomalous is Normal 

    Sancho, Jose Maria; Lacasta Palacio, Ana María; Lindenberg, K.; Sokolov, Igor M.; Romero, A. H. (American Physical Society, 2004-06-23)
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    We present a numerical study of classical particles diffusing on a solid surface. The particles’ motion is modeled by an underdamped Langevin equation with ordinary thermal noise. The particle-surface interaction is described ...
  • Discretization-dependent model for weakly connected excitable media 

    Arroyo Silva, Pedro André; Alonso Muñoz, Sergio; Weber dos Santos, Rodrigo (American Chemical Society (ACS), 2018-03-23)
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    Pattern formation has been widely observed in extended chemical and biological processes. Although the biochemical systems are highly heterogeneous, homogenized continuum approaches formed by partial differential equations ...
  • Dispersionless transport in a washboard potential 

    Lindenberg, K.; Sancho, Jose Maria; Lacasta Palacio, Ana María; Sokolov, Igor M. (American Physical Society, 2007-01-10)
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    We study and characterize a new dynamical regime of underdamped particles in a tilted washboard potential. We find that for small friction in a finite range of forces the particles move essentially nondispersively, that ...
  • Estudi sobre la identificació dels paràmetres d’un model d’un quadrimotor d’escala reduïda 

    Garrido Morales, Sergio (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2013-09)
    Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
    Open Access
  • Evaporation and coarsening dynamics with open boundaries 

    Lacasta Palacio, Ana María; Sagués Mestre, Francesc; Sancho, Jose Maria; Sokolov, Igor M. (Americah Physical Society, 1999-01-31)
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    We present a study of the evaporation dynamics of a substance undergoing a coarsening process. The system is modeled by the Cahn-Hilliard equation with absorbing boundaries. We have found that the dynamics, although of ...
  • Exported oscillator competition: a concept to analyze complex rhythms 

    Lacasta Palacio, Ana María; Sancho, Jose Maria; Sagués Mestre, Francesc (American Physical Society, 2005)
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    We study the interaction between two independent nonlinear oscillators competing through a neutral excitable element. The first oscillator, completely deterministic, acts as a normal pacemaker sending pulses to the neutral ...
  • Fault detection in hysteretic base-isolation systems via a seismic disturbance observer 

    Rodriguez Tsouroukdissian, Arturo; Vidal Seguí, Yolanda; Acho Zuppa, Leonardo; Pozo Montero, Francesc (2010)
    Conference lecture
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  • Feedback passivity of nonlinear discrete-time systems with direct input-output link 

    Navarro López, Eva María; Fossas Colet, Enric (Elsevier, 2004-03)
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    This paper is devoted to the study of the feedback passivity property in nonlinear discrete-time systems. The relative degree and zero dynamics of the non-passive system are related to the feedback passivity of the system. ...