System Dynamics

Author: Karl A. Seeler
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1461491525
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This unique textbook takes the student from the initial steps in modeling a dynamic system through development of the mathematical models needed for feedback control. The generously-illustrated, student-friendly text focuses on fundamental theoretical development rather than the application of commercial software. Practical details of machine design are included to motivate the non-mathematically inclined student.

System Dynamics for Mechanical Engineers

Author: Matthew Davies
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1461492939
Format: PDF
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This textbook is ideal for mechanical engineering students preparing to enter the workforce during a time of rapidly accelerating technology, where they will be challenged to join interdisciplinary teams. It explains system dynamics using analogies familiar to the mechanical engineer while introducing new content in an intuitive fashion. The fundamentals provided in this book prepare the mechanical engineer to adapt to continuous technological advances with topics outside traditional mechanical engineering curricula by preparing them to apply basic principles and established approaches to new problems. This book also: · Reinforces the connection between the subject matter and engineering reality · Includes an instructor pack with the online publication that describes in-class experiments with minimal preparation requirements · Provides content dedicated to the modeling of modern interdisciplinary technological subjects, including opto-mechanical systems, high-speed manufacturing equipment, and measurement systems · Incorporates MATLAB® programming examples throughout the text · Incorporates MATLAB® examples that animate the dynamics of systems

System Dynamics for Engineering Students

Author: Nicolae Lobontiu
Publisher: Academic Press
ISBN: 0080928420
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System Dynamics for Engineering Students: Concepts and Applications discusses the basic concepts of engineering system dynamics. Engineering system dynamics focus on deriving mathematical models based on simplified physical representations of actual systems, such as mechanical, electrical, fluid, or thermal, and on solving the mathematical models. The resulting solution is utilized in design or analysis before producing and testing the actual system. The book discusses the main aspects of a system dynamics course for engineering students; mechanical, electrical, and fluid and thermal system modeling; the Laplace transform technique; and the transfer function approach. It also covers the state space modeling and solution approach; modeling system dynamics in the frequency domain using the sinusoidal (harmonic) transfer function; and coupled-field dynamic systems. The book is designed to be a one-semester system-dynamics text for upper-level undergraduate students with an emphasis on mechanical, aerospace, or electrical engineering. It is also useful for understanding the design and development of micro- and macro-scale structures, electric and fluidic systems with an introduction to transduction, and numerous simulations using MATLAB and SIMULINK. The first textbook to include a chapter on the important area of coupled-field systems Provides a more balanced treatment of mechanical and electrical systems, making it appealing to both engineering specialties

Introduction to Dynamics and Control in Mechanical Engineering Systems

Author: Cho W. S. To
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 111893492X
Format: PDF, Docs
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An introductory textbook covering dynamics and controls of engineering systems, with particular focus on mechanical engineering systems Presents and illustrates the process of translating systems in the physical world to mathematical models in the conceptual world during the derivations of equations of motion Includes problems and solutions Contains a separate chapter for operating principles of sensors or transducers and their equations of motion Covers graphical methods for control system analysis and design Presents modern control system analysis as a foundation for a second or graduate course in control engineering Includes applications of MATLAB® for numerical solutions to various questions in system dynamics in order to verify exact solutions and enhance understanding as well as interpretation of solutions

System Dynamics and Mechanical Vibrations

Author: Dietmar Findeisen
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 3662042053
Format: PDF, ePub
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A comprehensive treatment of "linear systems analysis" applied to dynamic systems as an approach to interdisciplinary system design beyond the related area of electrical engineering. The text gives an interpretation of mechanical vibrations based on the theory of dynamic systems, aiming to bridge the gap between existing theoretical methods in different engineering disciplines and to enable advanced students or professionals to model dynamic and vibrating systems with reference to communication and control processes. Emphasizing the theory it presents a balanced coverage of analytical principles and applications to vibrations with regard to mechatronic problems.

Dynamics of Physical Systems

Author: Robert H., Jr. Cannon
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486139697
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Comprehensive text and reference covers modeling of physical systems in several media, derivation of differential equations of motion and related physical behavior, dynamic stability and natural behavior, more. 1967 edition.

The Characteristics of Mechanical Engineering Systems

Author: R. Holmes
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 1483139336
Format: PDF, Mobi
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The Characteristics of Mechanical Engineering Systems focuses on the characteristics that must be considered when designing a mechanical engineering system. Mechanical systems are presented on the basis of component input-output relationships, paying particular attention to lumped-parameter problems and the interrelationships between lumped components or ""black-boxes"" in an engineering system. Electric motors and generators are treated in an elementary manner, and the principles involved are explained as far as possible from physical and qualitative reasoning. This book is comprised of five chapters and begins with an introduction to the engineering system and how it works, citing a number of examples such as internal combustion engines, electric generators, and power converters in series. The discussion then turns to power conversion, with emphasis on general forms of converter output characteristic, demand characteristic, and efficiency characteristic. Power transmission is also considered, along with dynamic performance and energy storage. The final chapter examines the linear dynamics of mechanical systems and covers topics such as small excursion dynamics, integral control, and sinusoidal disturbance. Examples of control systems are given. This monograph should be of interest to mechanical engineers.

Vibration Dynamics and Control

Author: Giancarlo Genta
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 0387795804
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Mechanical engineering,and engineering discipline born of the needs of the industrial revolution, is once again asked to do its substantial share in the call for industrial renewal. The general call is urgent as we face p- found issues of productivity and competitiveness that require engineering solutions, among others. The Mechanical Engineering Series is a series f- turing graduate texts and research monographs intended to address the need for information in contemporary areas of mechanical engineering. The series is conceived as a comprehensive one that covers a broad range of concentrations important to mechanical engineering graduate - ucation and research. We are fortunate to have a distinguished roster of series editors, each an expert in one of the areas of concentration. The names of the series editors are listed on page vi of this volume. The areas of concentration are applied mechanics, biomechanics, computational - chanics, dynamic systems and control, energetics, mechanics of materials, processing, thermal science, and tribology. Preface After15yearssincethepublicationofVibrationofStructuresandMachines and three subsequent editions a deep reorganization and updating of the material was felt necessary. This new book on the subject of Vibration dynamics and control is organized in a larger number of shorter chapters, hoping that this can be helpful to the reader. New materialhas been added and many points have been updated. A larger number of examples and of exercises have been included.

Dynamic Systems

Author: Raymond C. Kluever
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118289455
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Wiley introduces a new offering in dynamic systems—Dynamic Systems: Modeling, Simulation, and Control by Craig Kluever. This text highlights essential topics such as analysis, design, and control of physical engineering systems, often composed of interacting mechanical, electrical and fluid subsystem components. Dynamic Systems: Modeling, Simulation, and Control is intended for an introductory course in dynamic systems and control, and written for mechanical engineering and other engineering curricula. Major topics covered in this text include mathematical modeling, system-response analysis, and an introduction to feedback control systems. Dynamic Systems integrates an early introduction to numerical simulation using MATLAB®’s Simulink for integrated systems. Simulink® and MATLAB® tutorials for both software programs will also be provided. The author’s text also has a strong emphasis on real-world case studies. Derived from top-tier engineering from the AMSE Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement, and Control, case studies are leveraged to demonstrate fundamental concepts as well as the analysis of complex engineering systems. In addition, Dynamic Systems delivers a wide variety of end of chapter problems, including conceptual problems, MATLAB® problems, and Engineering Application problems.