Publications

Averaging

International Conferences

  1. P. A. Vela, J. W. Burdick. A General Averaging Theory via Series Expansions. In Proceedings of the American Control Conference, Denver, CO, 2003. (more)
  2. P. A. Vela, J. W. Burdick. Control of Underactuated Driftless Systems Using Higher-Order Averaging. In Proceedings of the American Control Conference, Denver, CO, 2003. (more)
  3. P. A. Vela, J. W. Burdick. Control of Mechanical Systems with Drift Using Higher-Order Averaging. In Proceedings of IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, 2003. (more)
  4. P.A. Vela, J.W. Burdick. Control of Biomimetic Locomotion via Averaging Theory. In Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, Pages 1482-1489, Taipei, Taiwan, 2003. (more)
  5. K. A. Morgansen, P. A. Vela, J. W. Burdick. Trajectory Stabilization for a Planar Carangiform Robot Fish. In Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, Washinton D.C, 2002. (more)
  6. P. A. Vela, K. A. Morgansen, J. W. Burdick. Second-Order Averaging Methods for Oscillatory Control of Underactuated Mechanical Systems. In Proceedings of the American Control Conference, Anchorage, AL, 2002. (more)
  7. P. A. Vela, K. A. Morgansen, J. W. Burdick. Underwater Locomotion from Oscillatory Shape Deformations. In Proceedings of IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Las Vegas, NV, 2002. (more)

Thesis

  1. P. A. Vela. Averaging and Control of Nonlinear Systems. PhD Thesis California Institute of Technology, 2003. (more) pdf

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