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nonlinear system

[′nän‚lin·ē·ər ′sis·təm]
(mathematics)
A system in which the interrelationships among the quantities involved are expressed by equations, some of which are not linear.
(science and technology)
A system in which outputs are not linear functions of vectors whose components represent the inputs.
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As a consequence of the use and diffusion of the automatic calculus, the solutions to non-linear systems become daily present: see, for example, the weather forecast.
For want of better terminology, this class will be denoted as "general non-linear systems.
The construction of a periodic behaviour in general non-linear systems with dimensions greater than two not using a cascade structure to propagate a lower dimensional periodic behaviour into the full state space remains an open problem.
The analogue model of ECSTR is based on the non-linear system of differential equations (1) and (2) as the virtual one.
Recast the non-linear system into a quasi-LPV form and adequately grid the scheduling parameter space by using the partitioning algorithm presented in The Frozen Point Nonlinearity Measure subsection.
The numerical solution of the non-linear system (3) is calculated using the method described in section 3.
The non-linear system, a stable non-linear input-output operator N, is assumed to be controlled by a controller Q resulting from the Youla parameterization of all stabilizing controllers of the linear approximation of the process, a stable linear operator L.
The relationship between the identify-ability of the linearized and non-linear system is discussed in the third section.
This approach allows one to solve the fault diagnosis problem in non-linear systems via linear methods.
EditDV Unplugged is a family of entry-level DV editing tools ideal for beginning editors or traditional linear video editors who want to switch to a non-linear system.
The Whiplash system takes the place of typical VCR's and has all of the advantages of a dedicated non-linear system.
McCartney said the advantage to using DIGITAL-S with his non-linear system is that he can pull frames from DIGITAL-S and work on them in Adobe Photo Shop without losing any quality.

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