Question about state space

Discussion in 'Homework Help' started by Amanda_Riley, Nov 10, 2011.

  1. Amanda_Riley

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    May 12, 2010
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    Im new to state space and need to know why in the attached jpeg is

    x1(dot) = x2

    x2(dot) = -k/mx1 - b/mx2 + 1/mu
     
  2. Georacer

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    Nov 25, 2009
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    What is it you don't understand exactly? The author had already specified the system dynamics equations and he let
    x_1=y<br />
x_2=\dot{y}

    After that it's just substitutions.
     
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