## How do you find a controllable subspace?

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To find the controllable subspace, we find a basis of vectors that span the range (image) of the controllability matrix [B AB A2B An-1B]. The easiest way to do this is look at the span of the columns of the controllability matrix. In general you will need “m” vectors (m < n where n = dimension of the state space).

**How do you find observability?**

A system is said to be observable if, for every possible evolution of state and control vectors, the current state can be estimated using only the information from outputs (physically, this generally corresponds to information obtained by sensors).

### What is the observability matrix?

Observability matrix If the row rank of the observability matrix, defined as. is equal to , then the system is observable. The rationale for this test is that if rows are linearly independent, then each of the state variables is viewable through linear combinations of the output variables .

**What is Kalman test in control system?**

Kalman’s Test for Controllability Case-1: The system is controllable if the rank of Qc is ‘n’. In other words, when the determinant of Qc is non-zero, the system is controllable i.e. |Qc| ≠ 0. Case-2: If |Qc| = 0 or the rank of Qc is not equal to ‘n’ then the system is said to be uncontrollable.

## How do you prove a system is controllable?

In brief, a linear system is stable if its state does remains bounded with time, is controllable if the input can be designed to take the system from any initial state to any final state, and is observable if its state can be recovered from its outputs.

**What is canonical form of matrix?**

Definition of canonical form : the simplest form of something specifically : the form of a square matrix that has zero elements everywhere except along the principal diagonal.

### What is modal canonical form?

Modal Canonical Form In modal form, A is a block-diagonal matrix. The block size is typically 1-by-1 for real eigenvalues and 2-by-2 for complex eigenvalues. However, if there are repeated eigenvalues or clusters of nearby eigenvalues, the block size can be larger.