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Automatic control systems

CD-ROM contains: MATLAB files for ACSYS, PowerPoint files for the illustrations in the text, and appendices
Print Book, English, ©2003
John Wiley & Sons, New York, ©2003
xiii, 609 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)
9780471134763, 9780471381488, 0471134767, 0471381489
Preface. Chapter 1. Introduction. Chapter 2. Mathematical Foundation. Chapter 3. Block Diagrams and Signal-Flow Graphs. Chapter 4. Modeling of Physical Systems. Chapter 5. State Variable Analysis. Chapter 6. Stability of Linear Control Systems. Chapter 7. Time-Domain Analysis of Control Systems. Chapter 8. Root-Locus Technique. Chapter 9. Frequency-Domain Analysis. Chapter 10. Design of Control Systems. Chapter 11. The Virtual Lab. Index. Appendix A. Complex Variable Theory. Appendix B. Differential and Difference Equations. Appendix C. Elementary Matrix Theory and Algebra. Appendix D. Laplace Transform Table. Appendix E. Operational Amplifiers. Appendix F. Properties and Construction of the Root Loci. Appendix G. Frequency-Domain Plots. Appendix H. General Nyquist Criterion. Appendix I. Discrete-Data Control Systems. Appendix J. z-Transform Table. Appendix K. ACSYS 2002: Description of the Software. Answers to Selected Problems.
Includes index