Control Systems: Principles and Design

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McGraw-Hill, 2008 - Technology & Engineering - 971 pages
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Part of the McGraw-Hill Core Concepts Series, Control Systems: Principles and Design is a textbook for a control systems course at the advanced undergraduate level. The book presents a balanced approach, incorporating the frequency-response, root locus and state-variable methods as well as discussing the digital control of systems.

MATLAB and real-world problems and examples are integrated throughout the book, so that practical applications are emphasized over theory. This is a concise, less expensive alternative. This series is edited by Dick Dorf.

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Contents

Preface
1
Dynamic Models and Dynamic Response
37
Models of Industrial Control Devices and Systems
141
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About the author... Dr Gopal is a Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering at the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi. For a short term, he was appointed as Honorary Visiting Professor in the Control Engineering Centre of the City University, London. He also served as Visiting Professor at Universiti Teknologi Malaysia. Dr. Gopal is author/joint author of Digital Control Engineering (Wiley, 1988) and Control Systems Engineering (Wiley, 1981). He has been teaching courses in Control Engineering for the past twenty two years. Dr. Gopal has a large number of research publications to his credit. He has guided many research projects leading to the award of Ph.D. degrees, and his current research interests are in the areas of Robotics and Intelligent Control. He received his B.E. (Hons)., M.E., and Ph.D. degrees in 1968, 1970 and 1976.

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