Control Systems Engineering, Volume 1
Emphasizing the practical application of control systems engineering, the new Fourth Edition shows how to analyze and design real-world feedback control systems. Readers learn how to create control systems that support today's advanced technology and apply the latest computer methods to the analysis and design of control systems.
* A methodology with clearly defined steps is presented for each type of design problem.
* Continuous design examples give a realistic view of each stage in the control systems design process.
* A complete tutorial on using MATLAB Version 5 in designing control systems prepares readers to use this important software tool.
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Modeling in the Frequency Domain
Modeling in the Time Domain
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accompanying CD-ROM amplifier analysis and design angle antenna azimuth position azimuth position control block diagram Bode plots Calculate Chapter closed-loop poles closed-loop system closed-loop transfer function compensated system damping ratio Define denominator differential equation Display label dominant poles electrical network evaluate Example feedback control system Find the transfer frequency response Laplace transform lead compensator linear loop LTI Viewer magnitude MATLAB matrix motor numerator Nyquist diagram obtain open-loop poles parameters peak percent overshoot phase margin phase-variable form PID controller poles and zeros polynomial position control system Prelab Problem real axis represented root locus Routh table s-plane sampling second-order approximation settling shown in Figure signal signal-flow graph simulation Simulink Skill-Assessment Exercise solve stability state-space representation steady-state error step input step response subsystems Symbolic Math Toolbox system of Figure transient response uncompensated unity feedback system value of gain variables vector voltage yields z-transform