Design of Feedback Control Systems

Author: Raymond T. Stefani
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780195142495
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Design of Feedback Control Systems is written specifically for electrical and mechanical engineering students in advanced undergraduate control systems courses.Now in its fourth edition, this tutorial-style textbook has been completely updated to include the use of modern analytical software, especially MATLAB. It thoroughly discusses classical control theory and state variable control theory, as well as advanced and digital control topics. Each topic is preceded by analytical considerations that provide a well-organized parallel treatment of analysis and design. Treating the use of computers as a means rather than as an end, this student-friendly book contains new 'Computer-Aided Learning' sections that demonstrate how MATLAB can be used to verify all figures and tables in the text.Contents: All chapters end with a Summary, References, and Problems. Preface 1. Continuous-Time System Description 2. Continuous-Time System Response 3. Performance Specifications 4. Root Locus Analysis 5. Root Locus Design 6. Frequency Response Analysis 7. Frequency Response Design 8. State Space Analysis 9. State Space Design 10. Advanced State Space Methods 11. Digital Control Appendixes Index Ancillary material: Instructor's Solutions CD: 0195142500

Digital Control Engineering

Author: M. Sami Fadali
Publisher: Academic Press
ISBN: 012398324X
Format: PDF, ePub
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Digital controllers are part of nearly all modern personal, industrial, and transportation systems. Every senior or graduate student of electrical, chemical or mechanical engineering should therefore be familiar with the basic theory of digital controllers. This new text covers the fundamental principles and applications of digital control engineering, with emphasis on engineering design. Fadali and Visioli cover analysis and design of digitally controlled systems and describe applications of digital controls in a wide range of fields. With worked examples and Matlab applications in every chapter and many end-of-chapter assignments, this text provides both theory and practice for those coming to digital control engineering for the first time, whether as a student or practicing engineer. Extensive Use of computational tools: Matlab sections at end of each chapter show how to implement concepts from the chapter Frees the student from the drudgery of mundane calculations and allows him to consider more subtle aspects of control system analysis and design An engineering approach to digital controls: emphasis throughout the book is on design of control systems. Mathematics is used to help explain concepts, but throughout the text discussion is tied to design and implementation. For example coverage of analog controls in chapter 5 is not simply a review, but is used to show how analog control systems map to digital control systems Review of Background Material: contains review material to aid understanding of digital control analysis and design. Examples include discussion of discrete-time systems in time domain and frequency domain (reviewed from linear systems course) and root locus design in s-domain and z-domain (reviewed from feedback control course) Inclusion of Advanced Topics In addition to the basic topics required for a one semester senior/graduate class, the text includes some advanced material to make it suitable for an introductory graduate level class or for two quarters at the senior/graduate level. Examples of optional topics are state-space methods, which may receive brief coverage in a one semester course, and nonlinear discrete-time systems Minimal Mathematics Prerequisites The mathematics background required for understanding most of the book is based on what can be reasonably expected from the average electrical, chemical or mechanical engineering senior. This background includes three semesters of calculus, differential equations and basic linear algebra. Some texts on digital control require more

Digital Control Systems

Author: Benjamin C. Kuo
Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand
ISBN: 9780195120646
Format: PDF, Kindle
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In recent years significant progress has been made in the analysis and design of discrete-data and digital control systems. These systems have gained popularity and importance in industry due in part to the advances made in digital computers for controls and, more recently, in microprocessors and digital signal processors. An introductory text for a senior or graduate course on digital control systems, this text covers the theory and applications of digital control systems, assuming a knowledge of matrix algebra, differential equations, Laplace transforms and the basic principles of continuous-data control systems. Many subjects are new to the Second Edition, most importantly design topics such as disturbance rejection, sensitivity considerations, and zero-ripple deadbeat-response design. In addition, Kuo includes separate discussions on controllability, observability, and stability, expands the discussions of sampling period selection, emphasizes computer-aided solutions, and provides a new and simpler approach to the Nyquist criterion of stability. Each chapter begins with keywords and topics that provide students with an overview of the key topics to be covered. Illustrative examples, many derived from practical systems, are included throughout the text. Numerous exercise problems end each chapter.

Linear State Space Control Systems

Author: Robert L. Williams, II
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0471735558
Format: PDF, Mobi
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The book blends readability and accessibility common to undergraduate control systems texts with the mathematical rigor necessary to form a solid theoretical foundation. Appendices cover linear algebra and provide a Matlab overivew and files. The reviewers pointed out that this is an ambitious project but one that will pay off because of the lack of good up-to-date textbooks in the area.

Feedback Control Systems

Author: Charles L. Phillips
Publisher: Pearson College Division
ISBN: 9780131866140
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Feedback Control Systems, 5/e 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.

Control System Design Guide

Author: George Ellis
Publisher: Academic Press
ISBN: 0323138446
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This is a practical approach to control techniques. The author covers background material on analog controllers, digital controllers, and filters. Commonly used controllers are presented. Extended use of PSpice (a popular circuit simulation program) is used in problem solving. The book is also documented with 50 computer programs that circuit designers can use. Explains integration of control systems with a personal computer**Compares numerous control algorithms in digital and analog form**Details the use of SPICE in problem solving**Presents modeling concepts for linear and nonlinear systems**Examines commonly used controllers

Control Systems Technology

Author: Curtis D. Johnson
Publisher: Pearson College Division
ISBN:
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"Control Systems Technology" is a comprehensive text focused on the knowledge required by practitioners to both understand and evaluate an existing control system. The text also enables readers to devise and design new control system applications. The text presents classical and digital control systems, emphasizing careful explanations of the concepts. Multiple examples and solutions illustrate the concepts and the operations required to solve problems. The use of computers to implement practical solutions to problems is also emphasized throughout the book. Topics covered include: "Introduction to Control Systems" "Laplace Transforms" "Constrol System Models" "Frequency Response Analysis" "State Space Analysis" "Introduction to Digital Control Systems" "Discrete Control Systems" Each chapter starts with an introductory section that explains the purpose of that chapter. There is also a summary that contains important points presented within the chapter. A set of review questions reinforces learning. Appendices on complex numbers and matrices will prove to be helpful and informative to readers, and solutions to select odd-numbered problems help readers assure themselves that they have a firm grasp on the subject matter.