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zp2ss

Convert zero-pole-gain filter parameters to state-space form

Syntax

[A,B,C,D] = zp2ss(z,p,k)

Description

zp2ss converts a zero-pole-gain representation of a given system to an equivalent state-space representation.

[A,B,C,D] = zp2ss(z,p,k) finds a single input, multiple output, state-space representation

$\begin{array}{l}\stackrel{˙}{x}=Ax+Bu\\ y=Cx+Du\end{array}$

given a system in factored transfer function form.

$H\left(s\right)=\frac{Z\left(s\right)}{P\left(s\right)}=k\frac{\left(s-{z}_{1}\right)\left(s-{z}_{2}\right)\cdots \left(s-{z}_{n}\right)}{\left(s-{p}_{1}\right)\left(s-{p}_{2}\right)\cdots \left(s-{p}_{n}\right)}$

Column vector p specifies the pole locations, and matrix z the zero locations with as many columns as there are outputs. The gains for each numerator transfer function are in vector k. The A, B, C, and D matrices are returned in controller canonical form.

Inf values may be used as place holders in z if some columns have fewer zeros than others.