A method for the reduction of interactions in linear time invariant (LTI) multivariable uncertain systems is proposed. An H-norm metric is proposed for the assessment of interactions in interval uncertain multiple-input multiple-output (MIMO) plants. Based on this, a procedure for the design of fixed-order dynamic decoupling precompensators for MIMO plants with interval uncertainty is outlined which can be solved using efficient solvers such as cvx. The proposed methodology is used to develop a low-order robust multivariable controller for voltage and frequency control of an islanded distributed generation (DG) unit.

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