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Control System Design Guide Using Your Computer to Understand and Diagnose Feedback Controllers

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ISBN-10: 0122374614

ISBN-13: 9780122374616

Edition: 3rd 2004 (Revised)

Authors: George Ellis

List price: $117.00
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This title will help engineers to apply control theory to practical systems using their PC. It provides an intuitive approach to controls, avoiding unecessary math and emphasising key concepts with control system models.
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Book details

List price: $117.00
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology
Publication date: 4/30/2004
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 464
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.530

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 20 years He has written two well-respected books with Academic Press, Observers in Control Systems and Control System Design Guide, now in its third 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.

Applied Principles of Controls
Important Safety Guidelines for Readers
Introduction to Controls
The Frequency Domain
Tuning a Control System
Delay in Digital Controllers
The z-Domain
Six Types of Controllers
Disturbance Response
Filters in Control Systems
Introduction to Modeling
Nonlinear Behavior and Time Variation
Seven Steps to Developing a Model
Motion Control
Encoders and Resolvers
Basics of the Electric Servomotor and Drive
Compliance and Resonance
Position Loops
Active Analog Implementation of Controller Elements
Lag Compensator
Lead Compensator
Lead-Lag Compensator
Sallen-and-Key Low-Pass Filter
Adjustable Notch Filter
European Symbols for Block Diagrams
Linear Functions
Nonlinear Functions
The Runge-Kutta Method
The Runge-Kutta Algorithm
Basic Version of the Runge-Kutta Algorithm
C Programming Language Version of the Runge-Kutta Algorithm
Development of the Bilinear Transformation
Bilinear Transformation
Factoring Polynomials
Phase Advancing
Mason's Signal Flow Graph Rule
Signal Flow Graphs
Step-by-Step Procedure
The Parallel Form of Digital Algorithms
Basic Matrix Math
Matrix Summation
Matrix Multiplication
Matrix Scaling
Matrix Inversion
Using ModelQ to Produce Figures
Variables and Constants Used in Simulations
Experiment 2-1
Experiment 3-1
Experiment 4-1
Experiment 5-1
Experiment 5-2
Experiment 6-1
Experiment 7-1
Experiment 8-1
Experiment 9-1
Experiment 9-2
Experiment 13-1
Experiment 15-1
Experiment 16-1
Experiment 16-2