Full Content is available to subscribers

Subscribe/Learn More  >

Adaptive Key Component Control for Nonlinear Evolving Systems

[+] Author Affiliations
Mark J. Balas

University of Wyoming, Wyoming, USA

Susan A. Frost

NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, CA

Paper No. SMASIS2008-394, pp. 343-350; 8 pages
  • ASME 2008 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems
  • Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems, Volume 2
  • Ellicott City, Maryland, USA, October 28–30, 2008
  • Conference Sponsors: Aerospace Division
  • ISBN: 978-0-7918-4332-1 | eISBN: 978-0-7918-3839-6
  • Copyright © 2008 by ASME and US Government


The inheritance of subsystem traits in Evolving Systems is an important area of study. Evolving Systems are autonomously controlled subsystems which self-assemble into a new Evolved System with a higher purpose. Evolving Systems of aerospace structures often require additional control when assembling to maintain stability during the entire evolution process. If certain passivity traits of the subsystem components are inherited in the Evolving System, then it is possible to use an adaptive controller to restore stability in the Evolving System. This paper develops the theory for Nonlinear Evolving Systems and illustrates it with a simple example.

Copyright © 2008 by ASME and US Government



Interactive Graphics


Country-Specific Mortality and Growth Failure in Infancy and Yound Children and Association With Material Stature

Use interactive graphics and maps to view and sort country-specific infant and early dhildhood mortality and growth failure data and their association with maternal

Citing articles are presented as examples only. In non-demo SCM6 implementation, integration with CrossRef’s "Cited By" API will populate this tab (http://www.crossref.org/citedby.html).

Some tools below are only available to our subscribers or users with an online account.

Related Content

Customize your page view by dragging and repositioning the boxes below.

Related eBook Content
Topic Collections

Sorry! You do not have access to this content. For assistance or to subscribe, please contact us:

  • TELEPHONE: 1-800-843-2763 (Toll-free in the USA)
  • EMAIL: asmedigitalcollection@asme.org
Sign In