A new way of reducing the order of linear system transfer functions is presented. It guarantees stability in the approximation of stable systems and differs from existing stability-preserving methods by taking into account whole system parameter information when obtaining the approximate poles, not just that of the system poles. It uses a bilinear transformation in the process, which renders the method more flexible than traditional techniques. Examples are given to highlight the advantages of the new approach.
|Number of pages||8|
|Journal||Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part I: Journal of Systems and Control Engineering|
|Publication status||Published - 2002|