Discontinuous and switched dynamical systems

  • Journal papers:

  • Book chapters:

  • Controller parameters selection through bifurcation analysis in a piecewise-smooth system. E.M. Navarro-López, D. Cortés. In Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Hybrid Systems: Computation and Control, (Pisa, Italy, April, 2007), Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol. 4416 (A. Bemporad, A. Bicchi, and G. Buttazzo, Eds.), Springer-Verlag, Berlin, pp. 736--740, 2007. ISBN: 978-3-540-71492-7. ISSN: 0302-9743.

  • What makes the control of discontinuous dynamical systems so complex? E.M. Navarro-López. In Mathematical Problems in Engineering, Aerospace and Sciences, An International Series of Scientific Monographs and Text Books, pp. 237–252. Editor: S. Sivasundaram. An International Series of Scientific Monographs and Text Books, Cambridge Scientific Publishers, UK, 2013. ISBN: 978-1-908106-30-8.

  • Conference papers:

  • Vibraciones en una sarta de perforación: Problemas de control. E.M. Navarro-López, R. Suárez. 11th Latin American Congress of Automatic Control, (La Habana, Cuba, May, 2004). ISBN: 959-237-117-2.

  • Practical approach to modelling and controlling stick-slip oscillations in oilwell drillstrings. E.M. Navarro-López, R. Suárez. IEEE Conference on Control Applications, (Taipei, Taiwan, September, 2004), pp. 1454-1460. ISBN: 0-7803-8634-5.

  • Modelling and analysis of stick-slip behaviour in a drillstring under dry frictions. E.M. Navarro-López, R. Suárez. Congress of the Mexican Association of Automatic Control, (México, D.F., October, 2004) 330-335. ISBN: 970-32-2137-8.

  • D-OSKIL: A new mechanism for suppressing slip-stick in oilwell drillstrings. C. Canudas-de-Wit, M.A. Corchero, F.R. Rubio, E.M. Navarro-López. Joint IEEE Conference on Decision and Control-European Control Conference, (Sevilla, Spain, December, 2005), pp. 8260-8265. Omnipress, ISBN: 0-7803-9567-0.

  • A class of easy-to-implement sliding-mode controllers with constant switching frequency for power converters. D. Cortés, Ja. Álvarez-Gallegos, E.M. Navarro-López, C. Castro. IEEE International Symposium on Industrial Electronics, (Vigo, Spain, June 4-7, 2007), pp. 731-735. ISBN: 1-4244-0755-9.

  • Sliding-mode control of a multi-DOF oilwell drillstring with stick-slip oscillations. E.M. Navarro-López, D. Cortés. American Control Conference, (New York, USA, July 11-13, 2007), pp. 3837-3842. Omnipress, ISBN: 1-4244-0989-6, ISSN: 0743-1619.

  • Discontinuities-induced phenomena in an industrial application: analysis and control solutions. E.M. Navarro-López. ICNPAA 2008 7th International Conference on Mathematical Problems in Engineering, Aerospace and Sciences, (Genoa, Italy, June 24-27, 2008).

  • Discussion papers in peer-reviewed journals:

  • Papers in industry magazines:

  • Vibraciones mecánicas en la perforación de pozos. E.M. Navarro-López. El Mundo del Petróleo, The Mexican Oil Industry Magazine, vol. 9, April-May 2005, 24–26.

  • Matemáticas y computación: lo fino de la perforación. E.M. Navarro-López, E. Possani-Espinosa. El Mundo del Petróleo, The Mexican Oil Industry Magazine, vol. 7, December 2004-January 2005, 20–24.

  • Vibraciones mecánicas: un problema sin resolver en la perforación de pozos. E.M. Navarro-López. IMP Magazine, April 2005. At the Magazine of the Instituto Mexicano del Petróleo (IMP).


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