So last time we saw that we could actually test for type1 zeno and the way

we could test this was to see whether or not the gradient dg, dx transpose points

in the same direction as f2, in the opposite direction of f1.

So if I have that, then I do have type 1 zeno.

And we came up with a little probe here to check whether or not, this is indeed

happening. So, the first thing we do is we check

LF1G negative, and LF. 2 G positive.

Where LFG was this thing we called the lead derivative.

Which was simply just fancy speak for DG, DX times, in this case, F1 of X.

That's all it means. So this is the probe that checks whether

or not sliding occurs. Today, I want to talk about what's called

regularizations, which is. Code for okay, let's say we have that, we

have sliding, how do we compute how we slide? And it turns out that this is

going to be very important when we move on to robotics because this occurs quite

a bit when you actually start running robotic navigation systems.

So today's lecture is all about How to be actually slide along this surface.Well,

lets actually try to be a little careful in [UNKNOWN].

So if I'm sliding here, what is characterizing that motion well, i know

that g(x)=0 which means that if i take the time, the relative of g, we respect

to t Then it should be 0 because g is not going to change when I'm sliding because

I'm staying at g=0. So one thing we need to do is say that

dg/dt=0. Well, let's see where that takes us,

dg/dt It is equal to dgdx*xdot. So now what is x dot along here.

Well, what I am going to postulate is that it's a combination of f2 and f1.

In fact let's say that is equal to sigma1*f1+sigma2+f2.

So it's a convex combination of, of these two Vector fields.

So if I do that, I get instead of x dots, I get this thing here sigma 1 f1 plus

sigma 2 f2. Well, since these are scalars, I can

actually pull them out here, which means that I can write this expression that's

is a little bit messy looking like sigma 1 times the lead derivative of g along f1

plus sigma 2 times the lead derivative of g along f2.

So that's what the time derivative of g actually is.

But I want that to be equal to 0. This needs to be equal to 0 because that

was our condition. So if I put this thing equal 0 then I can

solve for instance for sigma 2 and I get. This expression right here.

So I know how σ2 is going to depend on σ1.

Well that's a good start. We also know that both σ need to be

positive because I'm not allowed to always start flowing backwards and they

also should sum up to 1 because otherwise they can go super fast along this

direction which I typically don't want. I want it to respect the dynamics.

So. I have additional constraint too.

So the sigma needs to be positive and they need to sum up to 1.

Well. let's see how we can actually solve it.

So, let's go back to our old friend, the example.

And again this example. Looks like this, where, you know what?

I'm sliding down with slope -1. Here's x and here's time.

And when I hit the switching surface, I stay with x=0 for the duration.

Okay, what is the switching surface, first of all? Well, it's x=0, so g(x) is

simply x=0. Okay,

let's compute some of these Lee derivatives.

So, lf1g. It's, it's the derivative of g, with

respect to x. So, the derivative of that with respect

to x, is simply 1. F1 is simply negative 1.

So, the Lee derivative is negative 1. Which is 1 of the things we needed for

zeno. We needed, or for sliding.

We needed this to be negative for, type 1 zeno to occur.

That's the first. Well let's do the same for f 2.

Sorry this is an f 2 right here, apologize about that.

l f 2 g well it's a dgdx which equals the derivative of that with respect to x

which is 1, and f 2 which is plus 1. Right, so I get 1*1, which is equal to 1,

which is positive, which was the other condition for having Type 1 Zeno.

So we know that we actually have Type 1 Zeno, or sliding, here.

okay. So now, let's try figuring out what what

the The sigmas should actually be. Well, we had a formula for sigma 2..

It is equal to -sigma1 and these two Lee derivatives divided by eachother.

Well, this was -1 and this was +1 so sigma 2 is simple equal to sigma 1.

Rather simple. [INAUDIBLE].

But what, what are they? Well, recall that the need to sum up to 1.

Which means that they both have to be a half.

What this actually means, then, is that we can compute what the induced mode,

sliding mode, actually is. Well, I take sigma 1 * f1, which is half

of f1. And then i take sigma2 times F2 which is

half of F2, well F1 is negative one and F2 is plus one so i get -0.5 + 0.5 and

that's equal to 0. So I know that my induced mode, in this

case, is x dot = 0, which is exactly what we wanted.

because remember this picture that we've drawn over and over again.

We want to start here, get down there, and then keep staying at 0.

And the math turns out to work out, in this case.

Now, let's find the induced mode in general.

I know that the general formula for sigma2 and I, I want to point out that

this is not a formula any one in their right mind should memorize, but we should

know where it comes from and be able to use it when we need to.

But, here is the general formula for the, for the induced mode.

Well, we also have that sigma 1 plus sigma 2, is equals to 1, which means that

I can take sigma 2 here, and plug it in, because this is what sigma 2 is.

So now I have an expression on sigma 1 so if I solve that, I acutally know what

sigma 1 is. I encourage you to go through the math

yourself, it's a little bit of a mouth full, but what its, what it tells me is

that I compute sigma 1, and I can compute sigma 2, just as well.

And, if I now sum all of this up together, I get this expression inside

the pink box there. And I recognize again, this is a little

bit of a mouthful, but what this tells me is Exactly what the induced mode is.

So I am going to put a sweet heart around this thing, not because it's particularly

pretty but because it's systematic and it tell us how to actually find the sliding

mode controller or the induced mode which means that we know Exactly, not only when

type 1 zeno occurs. But how to progress beyond it.

So, let's figure it out. If I have, this is my hybrid system.

And, if this is a type 1 zeno hybrid automaton.

How do I regularize it? What do I do to add this extra sliding mode? Well, this

is what I do. Now, let's parse this, even though it

looks a little bit like a mouthful, let's figure out what it means.

So let's say I'm here, g is positive. G is positive and all is, all is well.

Then, if g becomes 0 and the sliding condition is satisfied.

Then I move in to what we just computed here which is the induce mode.

And again it's a little bit of a mouth full but we will see later on that in

robotics we have no choice but to actually use this.

So then I'm going to use this mode until if g becomes positive I jump back to f1.

If g becomes negative I jump to f2. And of course we don't always have Type 1

Zeno some switches are nice if I simply end up g negative, I jump directly from

mode 1 to mode 2 and vice versa. So, this is how you take a hybrid system

and make it immune to the Nauseous and bad effects of Type 1 Zeno.

And the nice thing is that this is completely general, and we don't ever

again have to worry about Zeno. Type 1 Zeno, Type 2 Zeno we already said

them about. Having said that this actually brings me

to the summary of this entire model and hybrid systems.

So, what do we have, we have models, we have very rich models which are the

hybrid [UNKNOWN] models. We have something what we call Stability

Awareness or just We're aware of the fact that, just because the submodules, or the

submodes are stable themselves doesn't mean that the hybrid system is stable.

And we need to be aware of it, test for it.

We also have seen zeno as another awkward hybridization that occurs.

Or an awkward phenomenon that can occur when you go hybrid.

we have 2 classes of zeno. 1, which is type 2, which is the bouncing

ball. Infinitely many switch, many switches in

finite, but not, not zero time. That's bad and scary, and we can't do

anything about it except, look out for it.

But then, we have type 1. And we now know, not only how to check

for it. But how to get around it using these

things that I call regularizations or the induced sliding mode and with that if I

had, you know a confetti, I would toss it up into the air because this ends the

massive part and the pre-robotics part really of this course.

So what we're going to do in the next module is go back to robotics.

Apply, all of our new and awesome tools, and see, how we can unleash them to

actually make mobile ro, robots do cool things in the real world.

Well done.