Stability of Cyclic Dynamical Systems

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J. R. Dickerson

Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Ga.

P. Erickson

University of Texas, Austin, Texas

J. Dyn. Sys., Meas., Control 97(4), 393-398 (Dec 01, 1975) (6 pages) doi:10.1115/1.3426955 History: Received May 29, 1975; Online July 13, 2010


The stability of a closed loop of vehicles which are controlled by identical functions of the state of neighboring vehicles is investigated. The paper is divided into two parts, formulation and stability results for cyclic dynamical systems and, application of these results to three example problems with comparison to exact results when possible.

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