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System Dynamics and Control

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ISBN-10: 0534944515

ISBN-13: 9780534944513

Edition: 1st 1999

Authors: Eronini I. Umez-Eronini

List price: $214.95
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This applied and comprehensive book combines topical coverage of both System Dynamics and Automatic Controls in one text, resulting in a pedagogically sound presentation of both subjects that can be used in this standard two-course sequence. It is thorough and complete, with, according to one reviewer, a "tremendous number of interesting practice problems covering a broad range of areas, giving the instructor significant choice and flexibility" in teaching the material. The book also has a wealth of worked-out, real-world examples, with every step clearly shown and explained. Cumulative examples that build through succeeding chapters demonstrate the stages of system modeling, from initial…    
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Book details

List price: $214.95
Edition: 1st
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: Course Technology
Publication date: 7/17/1998
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 994
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.50" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 4.4
Language: English

Physical Modeling and Construction
Concept of Dynamic and Static Systems
Feedback Control Concept
Definition of a System
Stage One: Physical Modeling
Practice Problems
Specification of Dynamic Systems and Behavior
Introducing Mechanical Behavior Components
Some Electrical Behavior Components
Physical Modeling Examples
Stage Two-Model Construction: Preliminaries
Practice Problems
Engineering System Models In State Space
The State Space Approach
Mechanical Systems
Incompressible Fluid Systems
Electrical Systems
Practice Problems
Other System Models In State Space
Thermal Systems
Process Engineering Systems
Examples of Distributed-Parameter Models
Nonengineering System Examples
Practice Problems
Generalized System Models and Analogs
The Concept of Energetic Systems
Electromechanical Systems
Other Hybrid and Integrated System Examples
Introducing Micromachined Devices
Practice Problems
References for Part I
Model Simulation
Response of Lumped-Parameter Systems
Stage Three: Model Solution
Review of Complex Numbers and The ir Representations
Time-Domain Solution of the Vector State Equation
Solution of the Linear Time-Discrete Model
Digital Computer Simulation of Dynamic Systems
Practice Problems
Solution of Higher-Order Scalar Systems
Response of Second-Order Systems
Phasor Transform Solution and Sinusoidal Steady State
Introducing Mechanical Vibrations
Forced Response to Nonsinusoidal Periodic Inputs
Practice Problems
Further Solution By Transformation
The Fourier Transform
Introducing the Laplace Transform Method
Laplace Domain Solution of the Vector State Equation
z-Domain Solution of Discrete-Time Systems
Practice Problems
Representation of System Dynamics
Operational Block Diagrams and Related Algebra
Identification and Frequency Response
Relations Between Transfer Functions and Sate Models
Concepts in State Space
Practice Problems
Stability of Dynamic Systems
Stability Concepts in State Space
Stability and Eigenvalue Placement
Stability of Discrete-Time Systems
Stability in the Frequency Domain
Stability and Nonlinear Systems
Practice Problems
References for Part II
System Design
Introducing Automatic Control Systems Design
Stage Four: Design
Classical Feedback Controllers
Root Locus and Routh Test Design
Practice Problems
Design In the Frequency Domain
Design for Specified Performance
Design by Frequency Domain Compensation
Classical Mode Controllers and Nonlinear Examples
Practice Problems
Multi-Loop and Other Control Configurations
Feedforward and Cascade Configurations
Multivariable Control Systems
Introducing State Observers and Adaptive Control
Introducing Continuous-Time Optimal control and the H[sub infinity] Control Concept
Practice Problems
Discrete-Time Control Systems
Digital Computers in Control Loops
Single-Loop Digital Controllers
Discrete-Time State Space Design
Introducing Discrete-Time Optimal Control
Practice Problems
Realization of Microcomputer Control Systems
Interfacing with External Equipment
Computer Data Acquisition and Control
Illustration of a Computer Implementation: Preliminaries
Microcomputer Realization of a Liquid Level/Flow Control System
Practice Problems
References for Part III /
Selected Constants
Properties, and Conversion Factors
Selected Constants
Typical Values of Selected Properties
Selected Conversion Factors /
Some Elements of Linear Algebra
Matrices: Definitions
Matrix Algebra
Eigenvalues and Diagonalization
Functions of a Square Matrix /
Answers to Selected (*) Problems