Introduction to Control System Technology
Introduction to Control System Technology, Sixth Edition, is both a textbook on control system technology and a reference that engineers and technicians will want in their personal libraries. The two main objectives are: 1. To help students master the concepts and language of control; 2. To help engineers and technicians analyze and design control systems. Features include the use of analogies for modeling electrical, fluid flow, thermal, and mechanical components. The book also features a disk with programs used in the text.
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PART ONE INTRODUCTION
Types of Control
The Common Elements of System Components
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amplifier amplitude analog signal analog-to-digital converter armature binary Bode diagram calibration capacitance circuit coil complex number component constant control mode control system control valve controlled variable converter curve cylinder damping dc motor dead band Determine differential displacement electrical element equal example filter first-order lag flow rate fluid force frequency response graph heat increase input signal input voltage inverting Karnaugh map ladder diagram Laplace transform linear liquid flow load change logic loop maximum measuring instrument measuring transmitter meter method module nonlinear open-loop open-loop control operation output signal output voltage phase angle phase margin PID controller pneumatic position pressure drop produces proportional pulse rad/s range ratio resistor Reynolds number robot root locus rotor sampling Section sensor setpoint shown in Figure Solution speed step response switch Table tank temperature thermal thermocouple time-domain equation torque transfer function velocity zero