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Proceedings of the 1997 American Control Conference (Cat. No.97CH36041)
A novel class of controllers, called resetting virtual absorbers, is proposed as a means for achieving energy dissipation. A general framework for analyzing resetting virtual absorbers is given, and stability of the closed-loop system is analyzed. Special cases of resetting virtual absorbers, called the virtual trap-door absorber and the virtual one-way absorber, are described, and some illustrative examples are given.doi:10.1109/acc.1997.611936 fatcat:znqquu6ipbhx3kzejr4dhrfqmq