Design of Feedback Control Systems

Author: Raymond T. Stefani
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0195142497
Release Date: 2002
Genre: Technology & Engineering

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

Feedback Control Systems

Author: Charles L. Phillips
Publisher: Pearson College Division
ISBN: 0131866141
Release Date: 2011
Genre: Technology & Engineering

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.

Feedback Control Systems

Author: John Vande Vegte
Publisher:
ISBN: 0130163791
Release Date: 1994
Genre: Technology & Engineering

A compact exploration of the behavior of dynamic systems and how this behaviour may be changed by the use of feedback. *explains concepts in the simplest possible mathematical framework and develops concepts of design in parallel with those of analysis. *includes extensive coverage of modeling of physical systems. *features two chapters on state space analysis and design. *provides two chapters on digital computer control. *expands coverage of the classical root locus and frequency response design techniques, provides stepwise procedures for each, with examples for each case, treats phase-lag, phase-lead, and PID control design in separate sections *provides an expanded and formalized treatment of block diagram reduction, following the derivation of such diagrams for physical systems, and a discussion of signal flow graphs and Masons Gain Formula. *introduces the s-plane in Chapter 1, permitting early coverage of transient response calculation. *discusses controller tuning. *provides introductory-level coverage of advanced topics such as multivariable (ch. 13) and nonlinear controls (ch. 14)

Control System Design Guide

Author: George Ellis
Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann
ISBN: 9780123859204
Release Date: 2012
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Control Systems Design Guide has helped thousands of engineers to improve machine performance. This fourth edition of the practical guide has been updated with cutting-edge control design scenarios, models and simulations enabling apps from battlebots to solar collectors. This useful reference enhances coverage of practical applications via the inclusion of new control system models, troubleshooting tips, and expanded coverage of complex systems requirements, such as increased speed, precision and remote capabilities, bridging the gap between the complex, math-heavy control theory taught in formal courses, and the efficient implementation required in real industry settings. George Ellis is Director of Technology Planning and Chief Engineer of Servo Systems at Kollmorgen Corporation, a leading provider of motion systems and components for original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) around the globe. He has designed an applied motion control systems professionally for over 30 years He has written two well-respected books with Academic Press, Observers in Control Systems and Control System Design Guide, now in its fourth edition. He has contributed articles on the application of controls to numerous magazines, including Machine Design, Control Engineering, Motion Systems Design, Power Control and Intelligent Motion, and Electronic Design News. Explains how to model machines and processes, including how to measure working equipment, with an intuitive approach that avoids complex math Includes coverage on the interface between control systems and digital processors, reflecting the reality that most motion systems are now designed with PC software Of particular interest to the practicing engineer is the addition of new material on real-time, remote and networked control systems Teaches how control systems work at an intuitive level, including how to measure, model, and diagnose problems, all without the unnecessary math so common in this field Principles are taught in plain language and then demonstrated with dozens of software models so the reader fully comprehend the material (The models and software to replicate all material in the book is provided without charge by the author at www.QxDesign.com) New material includes practical uses of Rapid Control Prototypes (RCP) including extensive examples using National Instruments LabVIEW

Control System Design Guide

Author: George Ellis
Publisher: Academic Press
ISBN: 9780323138444
Release Date: 2012-12-02
Genre: Technology & Engineering

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 Engineering 7th Edition

Author: Norman S. Nise
Publisher: Wiley Global Education
ISBN: 9781118800829
Release Date: 2015-02-13
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Highly regarded for its practical case studies and accessible writing, Norman Nise’s Control Systems Engineering has become the top selling text for this course. It takes a practical approach, presenting clear and complete explanations. Real world examples demonstrate the analysis and design process, while helpful skill assessment exercises, numerous in-chapter examples, review questions and problems reinforce key concepts. In addition, "What If" experiments help expand an engineer’s knowledge and skills. Tutorials are also included on the latest versions of MATLAB®, the Control System Toolbox, Simulink®, the Symbolic Math Toolbox, and MATLAB®’s graphical user interface (GUI) tools. A new progressive problem, a solar energy parabolic trough collector, is featured at the end of each chapter. Ten new simulated control lab experiments now complement the online resources that accompany the text. This edition also includes Hardware Interface Laboratory experiments for use on the MyDAQ® platform from National Instruments™. A tutorial for MyDAQ® is included as Appendix D.

Linear State Space Control Systems

Author: Robert L. Williams, II
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780471735557
Release Date: 2007-02-09
Genre: Technology & Engineering

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.

Control Systems

Author: M. Gopal
Publisher: Tata McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN: 0070482896
Release Date: 2002
Genre: Automatic control


Feedback Control of Computing Systems

Author: Joseph L. Hellerstein
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0471668818
Release Date: 2004-09-21
Genre: Computers

This is the first practical treatment of the design and application of feedback control of computing systems. MATLAB files for the solution of problems and case studies accompany the text throughout. The book discusses information technology examples, such as maximizing the efficiency of Lotus Notes. This book results from the authors' research into the use of control theory to model and control computing systems. This has important implications to the way engineers and researchers approach different resource management problems. This guide is well suited for professionals and researchers in information technology and computer science.

CONTROL SYSTEMS

Author: Gopal
Publisher: Tata McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN: 9781259083167
Release Date: 1963
Genre: Automatic control


Feedback Control of Dynamic Systems Global Edition

Author: Gene F. Franklin
Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed
ISBN: 9781292068916
Release Date: 2015-02-27
Genre: Technology & Engineering

For senior-level or first-year graduate-level courses in control analysis and design, and related courses within engineering, science, and management Feedback Control of Dynamic Systems covers the material that every engineer, and most scientists and prospective managers, needs to know about feedback control–including concepts like stability, tracking, and robustness. Each chapter presents the fundamentals along with comprehensive, worked-out examples, all within a real-world context and with historical background information. The authors also provide case studies with close integration of MATLAB throughout. Teaching and Learning Experience This program will provide a better teaching and learning experience–for you and your students. It will provide: An Understandable Introduction to Digital Control: This text is devoted to supporting students equally in their need to grasp both traditional and more modern topics of digital control. Real-world Perspective: Comprehensive Case Studies and extensive integrated MATLAB/SIMULINK examples illustrate real-world problems and applications. Focus on Design: The authors focus on design as a theme early on and throughout the entire book, rather than focusing on analysis first and design much later.

Introduction to Linear Control Systems

Author: Yazdan Bavafa-Toosi
Publisher: Academic Press
ISBN: 9780128127490
Release Date: 2017-09-19
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Introduction to Linear Control Systems is designed as a standard introduction to linear control systems for all those who one way or another deal with control systems. It can be used as a comprehensive up-to-date textbook for a one-semester 3-credit undergraduate course on linear control systems as the first course on this topic at university. This includes the faculties of electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, aerospace engineering, chemical and petroleum engineering, industrial engineering, civil engineering, bio-engineering, economics, mathematics, physics, management and social sciences, etc. The book covers foundations of linear control systems, their raison detre, different types, modelling, representations, computations, stability concepts, tools for time-domain and frequency-domain analysis and synthesis, and fundamental limitations, with an emphasis on frequency-domain methods. Every chapter includes a part on further readings where more advanced topics and pertinent references are introduced for further studies. The presentation is theoretically firm, contemporary, and self-contained. Appendices cover Laplace transform and differential equations, dynamics, MATLAB and SIMULINK, treatise on stability concepts and tools, treatise on Routh-Hurwitz method, random optimization techniques as well as convex and non-convex problems, and sample midterm and endterm exams. The book is divided to the sequel 3 parts plus appendices. PART I: In this part of the book, chapters 1-5, we present foundations of linear control systems. This includes: the introduction to control systems, their raison detre, their different types, modelling of control systems, different methods for their representation and fundamental computations, basic stability concepts and tools for both analysis and design, basic time domain analysis and design details, and the root locus as a stability analysis and synthesis tool. PART II: In this part of the book, Chapters 6-9, we present what is generally referred to as the frequency domain methods. This refers to the experiment of applying a sinusoidal input to the system and studying its output. There are basically three different methods for representation and studying of the data of the aforementioned frequency response experiment: these are the Nyquist plot, the Bode diagram, and the Krohn-Manger-Nichols chart. We study these methods in details. We learn that the output is also a sinusoid with the same frequency but generally with different phase and magnitude. By dividing the output by the input we obtain the so-called sinusoidal or frequency transfer function of the system which is the same as the transfer function when the Laplace variable s is substituted with . Finally we use the Bode diagram for the design process. PART III: In this part, Chapter 10, we introduce some miscellaneous advanced topics under the theme fundamental limitations which should be included in this undergraduate course at least in an introductory level. We make bridges between some seemingly disparate aspects of a control system and theoretically complement the previously studied subjects. Appendices: The book contains seven appendices. Appendix A is on the Laplace transform and differential equations. Appendix B is an introduction to dynamics. Appendix C is an introduction to MATLAB, including SIMULINK. Appendix D is a survey on stability concepts and tools. A glossary and road map of the available stability concepts and tests is provided which is missing even in the research literature. Appendix E is a survey on the Routh-Hurwitz method, also missing in the literature. Appendix F is an introduction to random optimization techniques and convex and non-convex problems. Finally, appendix G presents sample midterm and endterm exams, which are class-tested several times.

Modern Control Engineering

Author: Katsuhiko Ogata
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 9780136156734
Release Date: 2010
Genre: Technology & Engineering

For senior or graduate-level students taking a first course in Control Theory (in departments of Mechanical, Electrical, Aerospace, and Chemical Engineering). A comprehensive, senior-level textbook for control engineering. Ogata's Modern Control Engineering, 5/e , offers the comprehensive coverage of continuous-time control systems that all senior students must have, including frequency response approach, root-locus approach, and state-space approach to analysis and design of control systems. The text provides a gradual development of control theory, shows how to solve all computational problems with MATLAB, and avoids highly mathematical arguments. A wealth of examples and worked problems are featured throughout the text. The new edition includes improved coverage of Root-Locus Analysis (Chapter 6) and Frequency-Response Analysis (Chapter 8). The author has also updated and revised many of the worked examples and end-of-chapter problems. This text is ideal for control systems engineers.