This chapter gives an informal introduction to hybrid dynamical systems and illlustrates by simple examples the main phenomena that are encountered due to the interaction of continuous and discrete dynamics. References to numerous applications show the practical importance of hybrid systems theory.
|Title of host publication||Handbook of hybrid systems control : theory, tools, applications|
|Editors||J. Lunze, F. Lamnabhi-Lagarrigue|
|Publisher||Cambridge University Press|
|Publication status||Published - 2009|