Determination of a transfer function matrix in multivariable systems.

A conceptually simple method is presented for determination of the system transfer function matrix of linear multivariable systems described by their state-space equations. The polynomial coefficients of the transfer function matrix are computed directly by using the controllability matrix method and the transformation to canonical (phase-variable) form matrices, even if the transformation matrices are singular. The method does not require matrix inversion and calculation of eigenvalues, and requires only O ( d ) operations.

Main Author: Perry, R.
Other Authors: Sun, H., Berger, W.
Language: English
Published: 1987
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