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Title: Robust Analysis of Linear Systems with Uncertain Delays using PIEs
Appeared in the proceedings of the 2021 IFAC Workshop on Time-Delay Systems This paper establishes a PIE (Partial Integral Equation)-based technique for the robust stability and H∞ performance analysis of linear systems with interval delays. The delays considered are time-invariant but uncertain, residing within a bounded interval excluding zero. We first propose a structured class of PIE systems with parametric uncertainty, then propose a Linear PI Inequality (LPI) for robust stability and H∞ performance of PIEs with polytopic uncertainty. Next, we consider the problem of robust stability and H∞ performance of multidelay systems with interval uncertainty in the delay parameters and show this problem is equivalent to robust stability and performance of a given PIE with parametric uncertainty. The robust stability and H∞ performance of the uncertain time-delay system are then solved using the LPI solver in the MATLAB PIETOOLS toolbox. Numerical examples are given to prove the effectiveness and accuracy of the method. This paper adds to the expanding field of PIE approach and can be extended to linear partial differential equations.
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