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Overview

Control Systems Engineering, now in its Fifth Edition, takes a practical approach to control systems engineering. Presenting clear and complete explanations, the text shows you how to analyze and design feedback control systems that support today's modern technology.

By working with the same physical system in each chapter, the book's progressive case studies give you a realistic view of each stage of the control design process while a combination of qualitative and quantitative explanations provide insight into the design of parameters and system configurations. Best of all, you'll get extensive practice in using MATLAB, Simulink, and the SISO Design Tool--industry standards that you will use in your future career.

Completely updated, this new edition of Nise's popular book on the design of control systems shows how to use MATLAB to perform control-system calculations. Designed for the professional or engineering student who wants a quick and readable update on designing control systems, the text features a series of tightly focused and superbly crafted examples that make each concept of designing control systems easily and quickly understandable to the reader.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780471794752
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 12/10/2007
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 5
  • Pages: 880
  • Product dimensions: 8.20 (w) x 10.10 (h) x 1.40 (d)

Meet the Author

Norman S. Nise teaches in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona. In addition to being the author of Control Systems Engineering, Professor Nise has contributed to the CRC publications The Engineering Handbook, The Control Handbook, and The Electrical Engineering Handbook.
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Table of Contents

Preface.

1. Introduction.

1.1 Introduction,

1.2 A History of Control Systems.

1.3 System Configurations.

1.4 Analysis and Design Objectives.

1.5 The Design Process.

1.6 Computer-Aided Design.

1.7 The Control Systems Engineer.

2. Modeling in the Frequency Domain.

2.1 Introduction.

2.2 Laplace Transform Review.

2.3 The Transfer Function.

2.4 Electrical Network Transfer Functions.

2.5 Translational Mechanical System Transfer Functions.

2.6 Rotational Mechanical System Transfer Functions.

2.7 Transfer Functions for Systems with Gears.

2.8 Electromechanical System Transfer Functions.

2.9 Electric Circuit Analogs.

2.10 Nonlinearities.

2.11 Linearization.

3. Modeling In the Time Domain.

3.1 Introduction.

3.2 Some Observations.

3.3 The General State-Space Representation.

3.4 Applying the State-Space Representation.

3.5 Converting a Transfer Function to State Space.

3.6 Converting from State Space to a Transfer Function.

3.7 Linearization.

4. Time Response.

4.1 Introduction.

4.2 Poles, Zeros, and System Response.

4.3 First-Order Systems.

4.4 Second-Order Systems: Introduction.

4.5 The General Second-Order System.

4.6 Underdamped Second-Order Systems.

4.7 System Response with Additional Poles.

4.8 System Response with Zeros.

4.9 Effects of Nonlinearities upon Time Response.

4.10 Laplace Transform Solution of State Equations.

4.11 Time Domain Solution of State Equations.

5. Reduction to Multiple Subsystems.

5.1 Introduction.

5.2 Block Diagrams.

5.3 Analysis and Design of Feedback Systems.

5.4 Signal-Flow Graphs.

5.5 Mason's Rule.

5.6 Signal-Flow Graphs of State Equations.

5.7 Alternative Representations in State Space.

5.8 Similarity Transformations.

6. Stability.

6.1 Introduction.

6.2 Routh-Hurwitz Criterion.

6.3 Routh-Hurwitz Criterion: Special Cases.

6.4 Routh-Hurwitz Criterion: Additional Examples.

6.5 Stability in State Space.

7. Steady-State Errors.

7.1 Introduction.

7.2 Steady-State Error for Unity Feedback Systems.

7.3 Static Error Constants and System Type.

7.4 Steady-State Error Specifications.

7.5 Steady-State Error for Disturbances.

7.6 Steady-State Error for Nonunity Feedback Systems.

7.7 Sensitivity.

7.8 Steady-State Error for Systems in State Space.

8. Root Locus Techniques.

8.1 Introduction.

8.2 Defining the Root Locus.

8.3 Properties of the Root Locus.

8.4 Sketching the Root Locus.

8.5 Refining the Sketch.

8.6 An Example.

8.7 Transient Response Design via Gain Adjustment.

8.8 Generalized Root Locus.

8.9 Root Locus for Positive-Feedback Systems.

8.10 Pole Sensitivity.

9. Design Via Root Locus.

9.1 Introduction.

9.2 Improving Steady-State Error via Cascade Compensation.

9.3 Improving Transient Response via Cascade Compensation.

9.4 Improving Steady-State Error and Transient Response.

9.5 Feedback Compensation.

9.6 Physical Realization of Compensation.

10. Frequency Response Techniques.

10.1 Introduction.

10.2 Asymptotic Approximations: Bode Plots.

10.3 Introduction to the Nyquist Diagram.

10.4 Sketching the Nyquist Diagram.

10.5 Stability via the Nyquist Diagram.

10.6 Gain Margin and Phase Margin via the Nyquist Diagram.

10.7 Stability, Gain Margin, and Phase Margin via Bode Plots.

10.8 Relation between Closed-Loop Transient and Closed-Loop Frequency Responses.

10.9 Relation between Closed- and Open-Loop Frequency Responses.

10.10 Relation between Closed-Loop Transient and Open-Loop Frequency Responses.

10.11 Steady-State Error Characteristics from Frequency Response.

10.12 Systems with Time Delay.

10.13 Obtaining Transfer Functions.

11. Design via Frequency Response.

11.1 Introduction.

11.2 Transient Response via Gain Adjustment.

11.3 Lag Compensation.

11.4 Lead Compensation.

11.5 Lag-Lead Compensation.

12. Design Via State Space.

12.1 Introduction.

12.2 Controller Design.

12.3 Controllability.

12.4 Alternative approaches to Controller Design.

12.5 Observer Design.

12.6 Observability.

12.7 Alternative Approaches to Observer Design.

12.8 Steady-State Error Design via Integral Control.

13. Digital Control Systems.

13.1 Introduction.

13.2 Modeling the Digital Computer.

13.3 The z-Transform.

13.4 Transfer Functions.

13.5 Block Diagram Reduction.

13.6 Stability.

13.7 Steady-State Errors.

13.8 Transient Response on the z-Plane.

13.9 Gain Design on the z-Plane.

13.10 Cascade Compensation via the s-Plane.

13.11 Implementing the Digital Compensator.

Appendix A: List of Symbols.

Appendix B: MATLAB Tutorial.

Appendix C: MATLAB'S Simulink Tutorial.

Glossary.

Answers to Selected Problems.

Credits.

Index.

Appendix D: MATLAB'S Gui Tools Tutorial, Web site.

Appendix E: MATLAB'S Symbolic Math Toolbox Tutorial, Web site.

Appendix F: Matrices, Determinants, and Systems of Equations, Web site.

F.1 Matrix Definitions and Notations.

F.2 Matrix Operations.

F.3 Matrix and Determinant Identities.

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