Departmental Papers (ESE)


This note states necessary and sufficient conditions for the existence of a linear state feedback controller such that a second-order bilinear system has a globally asymptotically stable closed loop. A suitable controller is constructed for each system which satisfies the conditions.

Document Type

Journal Article

Subject Area

GRASP, Kodlab

Date of this Version

October 1983


Copyright 1983 IEEE. Reprinted from IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Volume AC-28, Issue 10, October 1983, pages 987-989.

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NOTE: At the time of publication, the author, Daniel Koditschek, was affiliated with Yale University. Currently, he is a faculty member of the School of Engineering at the University of Pennsylvania.



Date Posted: 03 April 2008

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