Feedback Control Systems

Feedback Control Systems : United States Edition

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For junior/senior-level Control Theory courses in Electrical, Mechanical, and Aerospace Engineering.

This text offers a thorough analysis of the principles of classical and modern feedback control. Organizing topic coverage into three sections-linear analog control systems, linear digital control systems, and nonlinear analog control systems-helps students understand the difference between mathematical models and the physical systems that the models represent.
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  • Hardback | 658 pages
  • 182 x 241 x 30mm | 1,130g
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 4th edition
  • 0139490906
  • 9780139490903

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This book offers a thorough analysis of the principles of classical and modern feedback control. Organizing topic coverage into three sections--linear analog control systems, linear digital control systems, and nonlinear analog control systems--helps the reader understand the difference between mathematical models and the physical systems that the models represent. FEATURES/BENEFITS NEW--SIMULINK simulation program--Illustrates feedback effects. Helps demonstrate design examples and problems. NEW--MATLAB's symbolic math is employed to verify transforms and to solve differential equations directly. NEW--Computer verification of results. Exposes users to a short MATLAB program when working almost all examples and problems. NEW--Design procedures implemented in MATLAB m-files. NEW--Improved practical application examples. Allows the reader to better relate the mathematical developments to physical systems. Chapter-end problems. Most chapter-end problems lead the reader through a second method of the solution, so that they can verify results. Transfer-function and state-variable models. Familiarizes users with both models for the analysis and design of linear analog systems. System stability discussion--Along with the Routh-Hurwitz stability criterion. Coverage of nonlinear system analysis methods. Emphasizes describing-function analysis, linearization, and the state-plane analysis. Early coverage of expanded frequency-response design criteria. Helps explain closed-loop systems. Digital Control Systems. Provides the reader with the basic principles of digital control. Time-scaling differential equations section. Maximum text/course flexibility--Places more advanced material toward the end of each chapter. Topics can be easily omitted, enabling instructors to tailor the book to meet their needs.
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Table of contents

1. Introduction.


2. Models of Physical Systems.


3. State-Variable Models.


4. System Responses.


5. Control System Characteristics.


6. Stability Analysis.


7. Root-Locus Analysis and Design.


8. Frequency-Response Analysis.


9. Frequency-Response Design.


10. Modern Control Design.


11. Discrete-Time Systems.


12. Sampled-Data Systems.


13. Analysis and Design of Digital Control Systems.


14. Nonlinear System Analysis.


Appendix A. Matrices.


Appendix B. Laplace Transform.


Appendix C. Laplace Transform and z-Transform Tables.


Index.
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