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Model Interconnection

Series, parallel, and feedback connections; block diagram building

Interconnecting models of components allows you to construct models of control systems. You can conceptualize your control system as a block diagram containing multiple interconnected components, such as a plant and a controller connected in a feedback configuration. Using model arithmetic or interconnection commands, you combine models of each of these components into a single model representing the entire block diagram.


feedbackFeedback connection of multiple models
connectBlock diagram interconnections of dynamic systems
sumblkSumming junction for name-based interconnections
seriesSeries connection of two models
parallelParallel connection of two models
appendGroup models by appending their inputs and outputs
blkdiagBlock-diagonal concatenation of models
imp2expConvert implicit linear relationship to explicit input-output relation
invInvert dynamic system models
ctransposeConjugate dynamic system model
lftGeneralized feedback interconnection of two models (Redheffer star product)
connectOptionsOptions for the connect command


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