Essentials of Control

Essentials of Control

by John Schwarzenbach


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Essentials of Control by John Schwarzenbach

Essentials of Control provides a practical and highly readable guide to the basic fundamentals and concepts of control in a concise volume. Ideal for a single module course in classical control theory, the text helps the reader to gain a basic understanding of system behaviour and control and also provides an introduction to more advanced concepts and techniques.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780582273474
Publisher: Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference
Publication date: 01/28/1996
Pages: 136
Product dimensions: 7.34(w) x 9.61(h) x 0.30(d)

Table of Contents

1. Closed Loop Systems.
Open and closed loop control. Mathematical models. Laplace transforms and transfer functions. Derivation of transfer functions. Block diagram reduction. Problems.

2. Dynamic Behaviour System Components.
Methods of analysis. Response of 2nd order systems to transient inputs. Response of 2nd order systems to sinusoidal inputs. Response of 1st order systems. Response of higher order systems. System identification. More complex forcing functions. Problems.

3. Analysis Feedback Systems.
Stability analysis - time domain. Stability analysis - frequency domain. Closed loop frequency response. Steady state error. Problems.

4. Design Feedback Systems.
Root locus diagrams. Proportional, integral, derivative and rate feedback control. Phase compensation. Introduction to more advanced concepts and techniques. Problems.

Answers to Problems.

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