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Feedback Control Problems Using MATLAB  
By Dean K. Frederick, Joe Chow. This short book contains a large number of MATLAB-based problems dealing with the topics covered in a first course on feedback control. The ways in which MATLAB can be used to solve these problems are illustrated by detailed examples that lead the reader through the analytical steps of the solution and in many cases give a script of MATLAB commands. A number of simplified models of "real- world" systems are presented and used in the problems and "what- if" variations...
Submitted: Aug 01, 1999
Fundamentals of Kalman Filtering: A Practical Approach  
This text is a practical guide to building Kalman filters and shows how the filtering equations can be applied to real-life problems. All of the background material required for understanding the text's concepts is presented in the first chapter. Numerous examples are presented in detail showing the many ways in which Kalman filters can be designed. The text thoroughly sets up a problem before the Kalman filter is actually formulated in order to give the reader an intuitive feel for the problem being addressed.
Submitted: Jun 02, 2001
MATLAB Applications for Control  
By A.J. Chipperfield. This book introduces MATLAB and describes the major MATLAB control toolboxes. It features new material on PID tuning, nonlinear control software, and a model-based expert system. Application-specific content describes how MATLAB is used in robotics, automotive, and aerospace control system design.
Submitted: Aug 01, 1999
Modern Control Systems Analysis & Design Using MATLAB & SIMULINK  
By Robert H. Bishop, ISBN 0-201-49846-4 This supplement is designed as a companion to the main text book, ModernControl Systems by Richard C. Dorf and Robert H. Bishop. The primary objectiveof this supplement is to strengthen the design emphasis by introducinga selected set of solved design problems. Each chapter focuses on onedesign problem adapted from the main text book. The problems are selectedfrom a wide range of fields. In addition to the design problems, somechapters also include example problems that illustrate important pointsand concepts. Rather than focusing only on the design issues of specificdesign problems, this supplement is based on the concept of a design process.MATLAB and Simulink are used throughout the supplement as a tool for teachingthe design process.
Submitted: Dec 24, 2003
Systems Modeling and Computer Simulation, 2e  
By Naim A. Kheir, ISBN 0-8247-9421-4 Written for the advanced undergraduate, this book has two unique features.The first is the overall understanding of the fundamentals of modelingand simulation as well as the understanding of software and hardware systems.The second is the scope and number of the carefully selected applications.The book contains a large number of examples, figures, problems, and references.Topics include nonlinear systems analysis and modeling, continuous-timeand discrete-time linear systems, electric power systems modeling, andsimulation. Several examples of the use of MATLAB for system simulationand analysis are provided.
Submitted: Dec 24, 2003
Modern Control Systems, 9e  
This text is designed for an introductory undergraduate course in control systems for engineering students. The book presents a control engineering methodology that, while based on mathematical fundamentals, stresses physical system modeling and practical control system design with realistic system specifications. It incorporates computer-aided design and analysis using MATLAB, Simulink, and the Control System Toolbox throughout the text and end-of-chapter examples and problems.
Submitted: Jun 02, 2001
Process Dynamics: Modeling, Analysis, and Simulation  
By B. Wayne Bequette, ISBN 0-13-206889-3 This book applies MATLAB and Simulink to the dynamic behavior of chemicalprocesses. Computer simulation techniques allow the application of multipleanalytical strategies, both linear and nonlinear, to create accurate,adaptable models for real-life chemical processes. With an emphasis onnumerical methods and the dynamic nature of chemical processes, this bookcovers process modeling, numerical techniques, and linear and nonlinearsystems analysis. In addition, it includes nonlinear dynamics and theuse of MATLAB for numerical analysis and simulation. Special review andlearning modules further integrate the software applications with thekey text concepts. End-of-chapter exercises complement the more extensivecase studies at the end of the book.
Submitted: Dec 24, 2003
Solving Control Engineering Problems With MATLAB  
By Katsuhiko Ogata. Ogata harnesses the power of MATLAB™ to provide students with an effective approach to control systems analysis and design. After a brief introduction to the theory of linear, time-invariant control systems, students delve into practice by designing their own systems. The text offers a clear, comprehensive approach to MATLAB™ so that future engineers can take full advantage of its problem-solving and design capabilities.
Submitted: Aug 01, 1999
Introduction to Feedback Control Theory  
Written for undergraduates and graduate students, this book presents the theory of classical and modern control. Topics covered include frequency-domain analysis techniques; root locus; lead, lag and PID controllers; loopshaping; robust stability and performance; and state-space models. The book covers the basics of robust control and incorporates new techniques for time-delay systems. MATLAB and the Control System Toolbox are used to solve examples throughout the book.
Submitted: Oct 01, 2001
System Dynamics and Control  
By Eronini Umez-Eronini, ISBN 0-534-94451-5 The objectives of this book are to provide a unified treatment of systemdynamics and automatic controls, to emphasize the key role that dynamicsystem modeling plays in most engineering endeavors, to illustrate theproper balance between theory and current practice, and to highlight certainconcepts and practices that are important in professional work. The bookcomprises three parts: Physical Modeling and Model Construction, ModelSolution, and System Design. Throughout the book, a wide range of engineeringdisciplines are incorporated, including mechanical, electrical, electromechanical,fluid, thermal, and chemical applications. In addition to presenting bothclassical and modern state-space control, the author gives a comprehensivepresentation of the beginning and ending steps in dynamic system analysis,physical modeling and design realization.
Submitted: Dec 24, 2003
Linear Optimal Control: H  
By Jeffrey B. Burl, ISBN 0-201-80868-4 This book has been written to provide students and professionals withaccess to relatively recent research results on robustness analysis, H-infinityoptimal control, and mu-synthesis. In addition, this material is integratedwith linear quadratic Gaussian optimal control results. The overall treatmentis organized in a logical manner rather than along the lines of historicaldevelopment. Prequisites for the book include an introduction to controlsystems (classic control) , probability, state-space linear systems, anda working knowledge of linear algebra. This book consists of three parts.The first part covers the analysis of control systems. It contains a reviewof multivariable linear systems, an introduction to vector random processes,control system performance analysis, and robustness analysis. The secondpart is devoted to H2 optimal control, and the third part is devoted toH-infinity control.
Submitted: Dec 24, 2003
Control Tutorials for MATLAB and Simulink: A Web-Based Approach  
By William C. Messner & Dawn M. Tilbury, ISBN 0-201-47700-9
Submitted: Dec 24, 2003
Direct Adaptive Control Algorithms: Theory and Applications, 2e  
By Howard Kaufman / Itzhak Barkana & Kenneth Sobel, ISBN 0-387-94884-8 Suitable as both a reference for practicing engineers and a text for agraduate course in adaptive control systems, this book is a self-containedcompendium of adaptive control algorithms that can be easily implemented.These algorithms are suitable for a wide variety of multiple input-outputcontrol systems with uncertainty and external disturbances. In addition,the text emphasizes design of algorithms and to representative applicationsin flight control, flexible structure control, robotics, and drug-infusioncontrol. Topics covered include basic theory of adaptive control, extensionsof the basic adaptive algorithm, alleviation of the strictly positivereal constraints, robust design procedures, adaptive control of time-varyingand nonlinear systems, design of model reference controllers, and casestudies.
Submitted: Dec 24, 2003
Digital Control System Analysis and Design, 3e  
By Charles L. Phillips & H. Troy Nagle, ISBN 0-13-309832-X Designed for a senior-level course in digital or discrete-time controls,this third edition has been updated to include MATLAB based examples forproblem solving. Applications include control system of a satellite, antennatracking and pointing systems, robotic control system, and a temperaturecontrol system. The text includes over 400 problems plus new sectionson the Fourier Transform, the root-locus design method, and Mason's gainformula.
Submitted: Dec 24, 2003
Robust Modal Control with a Toolbox for Use with MATLAB  
Written for students and practicing control engineers, this book/toolbox presents classical multivariable modal control design techniques and proposes several new tools. The proposed new tools include: minimum energy eigenvector selection, low order observer-based control design, conversion to observer-based controllers, multimodel eigenstructure assignment, multimodel pole shifting, and modal analysis.
Submitted: Jul 19, 2002
Biomimicry for Optimization, Control, and Automation  
This web site contains code for examples and homework problems for the book. A synopsis of the book is: Part I: Introduction: Challenges of control and automation (appropriate for non-controls person), scientific foundations of biomimicry. Part II: Elements of Decision-Making: Neural network substrates for control instincts, rule-based control, planning systems, attentional systems (including stability analysis). Part III: Learning: Learning and control (off/on-line approximation perspective, heuristic adaptive control), linear least squares methods (batch and recrusive least squares), gradient methods (e.g. Levenberg-Marquardt), adaptive control (optimization perspective, introduction to stable adaptive control).
Submitted: Jan 05, 2005
Advances in Missile Guidance Theory  
By Joseph Z. Ben-Asher & Isaac Yaesh, ISBN 1-56347-275-9 This book about terminal guidance of intercepting missiles is orientedtoward practicing engineers and engineering students. It contains a varietyof newly developed guidance methods based on linear quadratic optimizationproblems. This application-oriented book applies widely used and thoroughlydeveloped theories such LQ and H-infinity to missile guidance. The maintheme is to systematically analyze guidance problems with increasing complexity.Numerous examples help the reader to gain greater understanding of therelative merits and shortcomings of the various methods. Both the analyticalderivations and the numerical computations of the examples are carriedout with MATLAB.
Submitted: Dec 24, 2003
Control of Spacecraft and Aircraft  
By Arthur E. Bryson, Jr., ISBN 0-691-08782-2 This text provides an overview and summary of flight control, focusingon the best possible control of spacecraft and aircraft, i.e., the limitsof control. The minimum output error responses of controlled vehiclesto specified initial conditions, output commands, and disturbances aredetermined with specified limits on control authority. These are determinedusing the linear-quadratic regulator (LQR) method of feedback controlsynthesis with full-state feedback. An emphasis on modeling is also includedfor the design of control systems.
Submitted: Dec 24, 2003
Study of Linear Matrix Inequalities. A Software Companion. By A. N. Churilov and A. V. Gessen  
The book, written in Russian, presents an overview of software for study of optimization problems referred to linear matrix inequalities, and a guide to the programme packages LMILab, LMITOOL, SeDuMi Interface, YALMIP, and KYPD.The book is intended for users of MATLAB and Scilab, who are interested in applications of linear matrix inequalities to control theory, mechanics, and other fields.
Submitted: Apr 10, 2005
Linear Control Stystem Analysis and Design: Conventional and Modern, 4e  
By John J. D'Azzo & Constantine H. Houpis, ISBN 0-07-016321-9 This newly revised fourth edition has been trimmed and updated to emphasizeundergraduate topics and the use of software tools, while still providinga rigorous treatment of advanced topics and derivation techniques. Thebasic principles of feedback control are applied to all specialty areasof engineering. The book begins with a comprehensive analysis of the fundamentalsnecessary for feedback control system analysis. It then covers root locus,frequency response, and state feedback techniques. A number of moderntechniques and design methods, such as eigenvalue and eigenstructure assignments,and quantitative feedback theory, are illustrated through MATLAB problemsand examples.
Submitted: Dec 24, 2003
MATLAB Tools for Control System Analysis and Design/Book and Disk  
By Benjamin C. Kuo. This book/software package is designed specifically for those learning MATLAB and control systems for the first time. It provides a set of consistent, convenient, and ready-to-use M-files -- that minimizes the amount of previous MATLAB knowledge required, thus allowing students to focus on solving the control system problems at hand.
Submitted: Aug 01, 1999
Modeling and Simulation of Dynamic Systems  
By John W. Woods & Kent L. Lawrence, ISBN 0-13-337379-1 The material in this book is designed for a course in engineering at theundergraduate and graduate levels. The book provides comprehensive coverageof modeling techniques of the major types of dynamic engineering systems,solution techniques for the resulting differential equations for linearand nonlinear systems, and attendant mathematical procedures related tothe presentation of dynamic systems and determination of their time andfrequency response characteristics. The book explains in detail how toselect all of the system component parameter values for static and dynamicperformance specifications and limits. The example problems in the textare solved using MATLAB and an appendix provides guidance on the use ofMATLAB for the solution of typical dynamic simulation problems.
Submitted: Dec 24, 2003
Control System Design  
For both undergraduate and graduate courses in control system design, this book strongly emphasizes real-world design. It makes frequent use of examples drawn directly from the authors' industrial experience, ranging from distillation columns to satellite tracking. Using a “how to do it” approach, this text provides comprehensive, single-source coverage of the full spectrum of control system design. Each of the text's eight parts covers an area in control—ranging from signals and systems, to SISO control and MIMO systems.
Submitted: Jun 02, 2001
Computational aids in Control Systems Using MATLAB  
By Hadi Saadat. This text is intended to provide assistance in solving computational problems associated with the study and application of linear control systems. It is written expressly to support the use of MATLAB as a part of an introductory course in automatic control systems. The objective is to introduce the user to some of the capabilities of MATLAB, and the associated Control System Toolbox, so that it can be used to aid in the design and analysis of control systems.
Submitted: Jul 26, 1999
Flight Mechanics of a  
Intended for students in flight mechanics and control system design courses,as well as aeronautical engineers, this book presents the synthetic designprocedure and validation of mu-design through modeling and nonlinear simulations.Chapters cover the synthetic design phase, reference frames, equationsof motion, quaternion, linearization and separation problems, analysisof the commanded airplane, verification and validation process of thesimulation model, and atmospheric turbulence and sensor noise.
Submitted: Dec 24, 2003
Process Control and Identification  
By W. Fred Ramirez, ISBN 0-12-577240-8 This text presents the time domain approach to modern process control,which allows for the formulation of precise performance objectives thatcan be extremized. Practical examples use MATLAB to illustrate theoreticalconcepts of the covered topics. Example topics include model predictivecontrol from an optimal control point of view and the use of state andparameter identification for implementation of optimal adaptive control.
Submitted: Dec 24, 2003
Discrete-Time Control Systems, 2e  
By Katsuhiko Ogata, ISBN 0-13-034281-5 This text is designed for senior undergraduate and first-year graduatelevel engineering courses on discrete-time control systems or digitalcontrol systems. The text provides a comprehensive treatment of the analysisand design of discrete-time control systems. MATLAB's ease-of-use forstudying discrete-time control systems is demonstrated through problemsinvolving vector-matrix operations, plots response curves, and systemdesign based on quadratic optimal control.
Submitted: Dec 24, 2003
Sistemi di Controllo Digitale  
By C. Bonivento / C. Melchiorri & R. Zanasi, ISBN 88-85040-96-9 Written in Italian, this book is targeted at a senior/graduate level coursein control. The text focuses on computer controlled system analysis anddesign. Topics include z-transform, signal sampling and reconstruction,discrete transfer function, stability criteria, design specifications,design technique via discretization, auxiliary w-plane, analytic design,digital PID regulators, minimum variance control, self-tuning adaptivecontrollers, and realization problems in digital control. Appendices includea z-transform table, system modeling via graphical techniques, CAD toolsfor control design, Diophantine equation, and the Mason formula. The methodologicaltopics are illustrated through a number of exercises using MATLAB andSimulink.
Submitted: Dec 24, 2003
Optimal Control, 2e  
Written for professional engineers and graduate students in mechanical, electrical, and aerospace engineering, this book presents the fundamental concepts of optimal control theory. This book reflects major changes that have occurred in the field in recent years, including optimal output-feedback control and robust control. Computer simulations using MATLAB and the Optimization Toolbox allow the reader to apply theories presented in the book to real-world situations.
Submitted: Nov 10, 2001
Classical Feedback Control With MATLAB  
This comprehensive reference and textbook describes the design and implementation of high-performance feedback controllers for engineering systems. It emphasizes the frequency-domain design methods based on loop shaping, Bode integrals, and nonlinear dynamic compensation. It also provides numerous problems with practical applications, illustrations, and plots, as well as MATLAB and Simulink simulation and design examples. The first six chapters support a one-semester course in linear control. The rest of the book considers the issues of complex system simulation, robustness, global stability, and nonlinear control.
Submitted: Nov 10, 2001
Modeling, Control and Design of Distributed Parameter Systems with Demonstrations in MATLAB  
This book presents a course on new control concepts and tools for distributed parameter systems (DPS). This new philosophy of distributed parameter systems theory is presented in tutorial form using basic methods and results. A representation of DPS by lumped-input/distributed-output system is introduced in this book. For demonstration purposes, several examples of PID, algebraic, state-space, robust, and adaptive control of DPS are presented and illustrated using MATLAB. MATLAB is also used to formulate and solve modeling, control, and design problems for DPS using partial differential equations, numerical schemes of finite elements method, and sets of dynamic characteristics measured on real systems. (This book is also written in Slovak.)
Submitted: Nov 10, 2001
Using MATLAB, Simulink and Control System Toolbox : A Practical Approach  
By Alberto Cavallo, Roberto Setola, Francesco VascaA. A translation of the MATLAB and SIMULINK program manual introducing students to the practical application of its tools to integrate numerical computation and scientific visualization.
Submitted: Aug 01, 1999
Automatic Control : The Power of Feedback Using MATLAB  
By Theodore E. Djaferis. This slim supplement can serve as a course component in a variety of efforts to revise the Freshman Year Experience in a large number of Engineering departments and Schools of Engineering (particularly those schools involved in NSF-funded undergraduate curriculum reform, such as Texas A&M and Arizona State).
Submitted: Aug 01, 1999
Modeling, Analysis, Design, and Control of Stochastic Systems  
This introductory-level text is suited for a junior or senior level undergraduate course on stochastic models. It employs a large number of examples to teach how to build stochastic models of real-life systems, how to analyze these models to predict their performance, and how to use the analysis to design and control the systems. The book includes a review of the relevant topics in probability theory, and discusses important classes of stochastic models.
Submitted: Nov 10, 2001
Linear System Theory and Design  
By Chi-Tsong Chen, ISBN 0-19-511777-8
Submitted: Dec 24, 2003
Continuous and Discrete Control Systems: Modeling, Identification, Deisgn and Implementation  
By John Dorsey. ISBN 0-07-250500-1. Written for undergraduate electrical engineering students, this book presents the fundamentals of continuous and discrete control systems. Focusing on real-world applications, this book takes the reader through the modeling, identification, analysis, design, simulation, and implementation of control systems with theory and case studies. Topics covered include the Laplace transform, transfer function, root locus, the Nyquist equation, robust control, discrete systems, digital control, and bode design.
Submitted: Apr 26, 2002
Designing Linear Control Systems With MATLAB  
By Katshuiko Ogata. Ogata harnesses the power of MATLAB™ to provide students with an effective approach to control systems design. The text offers a clear, comprehensive approach to MATLAB™ so future engineers can take full advantage of its problem-solving and design capabilities.
Submitted: Jul 26, 1999
Self-Learning Control of Finite Markov Chains  
Written for upper-level undergraduates, graduate students, and professionals in the engineering, mathematics, and statistics fields, this book presents the fundamental mathematical concepts of self-learning control of constrained and unconstrained finite Markov chains. MATLAB M-files that illustrate the concepts in the text, are presented in the appendix. These files require the Optimization Toolbox.
Submitted: Oct 01, 2001
Fundamentals of Linear State Space Systems  
By John S. Bay, ISBN 0-256-24639-4
Submitted: Dec 24, 2003
Modern Control Systems Engineering  
By Zoran Gajic. Most of the present undergraduate textbooks originated in the sixties and seventies. This book is based on control theory trends of the eighties and nineties. The stability, observability, and controllability concepts are clearly explained in sufficient details. Two main techniques: time domain (state space) and frequency domain (transfer function) are completely covered.
Submitted: Aug 01, 1999
Essentials of Robust Control  
By Kemin Zhou & John C. Doyle, ISBN 0-13-525833-2 This book is designed to be a text fora graduate course in multivariablecontrol as well as a reference for practicing controlengineers who wantto apply these techniques in their applications. The book introduces someessentials of robust and H-infinity control theory, and assumes basicknowledge of classical control theory and state-space theory. Numerousexamples, MATLAB commands, and exercises are included.
Submitted: Dec 24, 2003
Introduction to Aircraft Flight Dynamics  
By Louis V. Schmidt, ISBN 1-56347-226-0
Submitted: Dec 24, 2003
Robust Control: The Parametric Approach  
By S.P. Bhattacharyya / H. Chapellat & L.H. Keel, ISBN 0-13-781576-X This book contains a unified approach to robust stability theory underparameter uncertainty. A systematic use of frequency-domain methods allowedthe authors to combine different types of uncertainty and to link parametricrobust stability with nonlinear perturbations and the result of H-infinitytheory. Basic aspects of control problems such as design, performance,and synthesis, are carefully related to the theory. Examples and exercisesare included.
Submitted: Dec 24, 2003
Predictive Control with Constraints  
Written for upper-level undergraduates, graduate students, and practicing engineers, this book provides systematic and comprehensive coverage of predictive control theory. Topics covered include step response, transfer function, stability, tuning, and robust predictive control. The Model Predictive Control Toolbox and the Control System Toolbox are used to solve examples throughout the book. An appendix on the Model Predictive Control Toolbox is also provided.
Submitted: Oct 01, 2001
Computer-Controlled Systems: Theory and Design, 3e  
By Karl J. Åström & Bjorn Wittenmark, ISBN 0-13-314899-8 This book is designed to provide the insight, knowledge, and understandingrequired to effectively analyze and design computer-controlled systems.Topics provide a historical perspective of the development of computers,control systems, theory, discrete-time systems, pole-placement design,process-oriented models, and disturbance models. This third edition isa major revision, drastically reorganized and with more than half thetext rewritten, which reflects advances in computer-controlled systemsand focuses on design issues.
Submitted: Dec 24, 2003
Feedback Control Systems: Analysis and Design with MATLAB  
Written in Chinese, this book presents the theory of control systems with the aid of MATLAB. Topics covered include mathematical modeling of linear systems, quantitative analysis, domain analysis of feedback systems, and robust control system design. MATLAB is used to solve the examples and exercises.
Submitted: Aug 08, 2001
Modeling and Analysis of Dynamic Systems, 3e  
By Charles Close, Dean K. Frederick & Jonathan C. Newell. ISBN 0-471-39442-4. This book presents the methodology applicable to the modeling and analysis of a variety of dynamic systems, regardless of their physical origin. It includes detailed modeling of mechanical, electrical, electro-mechanical, thermal, and fluid systems. Models are developed in the form of state-variable equations, input-output differential equations, transfer functions, and block diagrams. The Laplace transform is used for analytical solutions. MATLAB, Simulink, and the Control System Toolbox are used to build linear models, root-locus plots, computer simulations, and more.
Submitted: Apr 26, 2002
Control Engineering: An Introductory Course  
By Jacqueline Wilkie, Michael Johnson & Reza Katebi. This book provides a first-level introduction to control engineering, while integrating computer-aided design tools from the beginning. The first part of the book covers simple design in the time-domain, while the second covers frequency-domain material and introduces state variables and simple analysis for state variable models. In addition, PID controllers and their industrial implementations are a strong theme in the book. An introduction to MATLAB, Simulink, and the SISO Design Tool (included in the Control System Toolbox) is provided in early chapters. MATLAB, Simulink, and the Control System Toolbox are used throughout the book for design and analysis.
Submitted: Apr 26, 2002
Elements of Control Systems  
Suitable for undergraduates and professionals, this book covers the major technologies in control systems. The book is split into two sections. The first part covers control system theory, and the second covers controllers and their applications. Topics covered include digital control, digital implementation, and fuzzy logic. MATLAB is used throughout the book to illustrate examples. An introduction to MATLAB and exercises and solutions are provided in an appendix. s
Submitted: Aug 08, 2001
Advanced Modern Control System Theory and Design  
By Stanley M. Shinners, ISBN 0-471-31857-4 This book is designed for an advanced course and is a companion volumeto the introductory text, Modern Control System Theory and Design, 2e(or any other introductory book on control systems) . In addition, itcan serve as a text for practicing control system engineers who need tolearn more advanced control systems techniques in order to perform theirtasks. This book briefly reviews introductory control system analysisconcepts and then presents the methods for designing linear control systemsusing single-degree and two-degree-of-freedom compensation techniques.MATLAB programs and a tutorial on the use of MATLAB are included.
Submitted: Dec 24, 2003
System Identification for Control Using MATLAB  
Written in Japanese and designed for the beginner in the area of system identification, this book focuses on the basic theory of system identification for control systems. Numerous examples using MATLAB and the System Identification Toolbox are presented to help the reader understand the fundamental concepts of system identification.
Submitted: Nov 10, 2001
Quantitative Feedback Design of Linear and Nonlinear Control Systems  
By Oded Yaniv, ISBN 0-7923-8529-2
Submitted: Dec 24, 2003
Analog and Digital Control System Design: Transfer-Function, State-Space, and Algebraic Methods  
By Chi-Tsong Chen, ISBN 0-03-094070-2 Developed for use in an introductory course in control systems for junior-and senior-level students, this book can also be used as a reference forgraduate students and practicing engineers. Covering single-variable lineartime-invariant lumped systems, it introduces both transfer function andstate-variable approaches. The text focuses on concepts and basic proceduresin analysis and design of control systems. Throughout the text, MATLABis used as an efficient tool for making the necessary calculations.
Submitted: Dec 24, 2003
Specification and Design Methodology for Real-Time Embedded Systems  
By Randall S. Janka. ISBN 0-7923-7626-9. Written for researchers and practicing engineers, this book presents a new specification and design methodology which addresses the requirements of specification, design exploration, and implementation of multiprocessing-based signal processing systems. Topics covered include system requirements; intrinsic and extrinsic specification and design methodology (SDM); methodology applying generation, integration, and continuity (MAGIC); VSIPL and MPI middleware. The book briefly introduces MATLAB, Excel Link, Stateflow, the DSP Blockset, and Real-Time Workshop. Simulink is used to validate the MAGIC SDM in a case study chapter.
Submitted: Apr 26, 2002
Komputerowe wspomaganie w projektowaniu ukladów regulacji  
By Maciej Szymkat, ISBN 83-204-1655-8 This is the first book in Polish covering the field of computer-aidedcontrol system design (CACSD) . The book focuses on the use of computertools in the design process, with the principal part of the book devotedto MATLAB, Simulink, the MATLAB application toolboxes, and a MATLAB-derivedtool called D2M (diagram-to-model) . The presentation includes severalprogramming examples and a description of the tools. Examples of variablestructure controls in Simulink are also included. MATLAB Handle Graphicscapabilities, as well as new toolboxes such as the Neural Network Toolbox,are covered in the text.
Submitted: Dec 24, 2003
The Art of Control Engineering  
By Ken Dutton / Steve Thompson & Bill Barraclough, ISBN 0-201-17545-2 This book provides a new and practical treatment of the study of controlsystems. The opening chapters assume no prior knowledge of the subjectand are suitable for use in introductory courses. The material then progressessmoothly to more advanced topics such as nonlinear systems, Kalman filtering,robust control, multivariable systems and discrete event controllers.The text demonstrates how the various techniques fit into the overallpicture of control systems and stresses the ingenuity required to choosethe best tool for each job and to decide how to apply the functions ofthe tools. Appendices provide brief introductions to MATLAB, its toolboxes,and Simulink.
Submitted: Dec 24, 2003
Contemporary Linear Systems Using MATLAB  
By Robert Strum & Donald Kirk, ISBN 0-534-37172-8
Submitted: Dec 24, 2003
Digital Control Using Digital Signal Processing  
By Farzad Nekoogar & Gene Moriarty, ISBN 0-13-089103-7
Submitted: Dec 24, 2003
Feedback Control Systems, 4e  
By Charles L. Phillips & Royce D. Harbor, ISBN 0-13-949090-6
Submitted: Dec 24, 2003
Introduction to Signals and Systems  
This text provides an introduction to the theory of signals and systems within a unique framework. The text bridges the gap between network courses and senior level DSP, communications, or control courses. The book can also serve as a strong reference tool for practicing engineers and scientists. The organization of the text emphasizes the "systems and signals" integrated into the discussion of system representations, and a smooth integration of system representations with MATLAB. MATLAB is fully integrated into the text, with MATLAB M-files, plus explanations of commands, given for many of the examples.
Submitted: Nov 10, 2001
Airplane Control Systems: ?-Synthesis with MATLAB  
This book collects results from four years of work with H/Mu-Synthesisin the area of robust control. The chapters cover theoretical problemsand the mathematical tools needed to tackle the H-Mu robust control problem.The final chapters of the book develop a sample case of H and Mu designwith reference to the longitudinal control of an airplane equipped withtwo control surfaces and the design of the lateral-directional controllaw.
Submitted: Dec 24, 2003
Basic Control Systems Engineering  
By Paul H. Lewis & Chang Yang, ISBN 0-13-597436-4 Suitable for junior or senior level engineering students, this text reflectsthe authors' intense interest in the interdisciplinary nature of systemdesign. Theoretical concepts are interwoven with realistic examples drawnfrom electrical, mechanical, aerospace, and other engineering disciplines.Topics include the simulation of commonly observed nonlinear phenomenaand the design of discrete-event control systems. Computer-aided analysisand design are described using MATLAB and Simulink techniques throughoutthe text.
Submitted: Dec 24, 2003
Dynamics and Control of Structures: A Modal Approach  
By Wodek Gawronski, ISBN 0-387-98527-1
Submitted: Dec 24, 2003
Introduction to Dynamics and Control of Flexible Structures  
By John L. Junkins & Youdan Kim, ISBN 1-56347-054-3 Intended for the first-year graduate student in engineering and appliedscience, this book combines two disciplines: engineering mechanics andcontrol engineering. Beginning with theory, the authors proceed throughcomputation to laboratory experiments, presenting actual case studiesto illustrate practical aerospace applications.
Submitted: Dec 24, 2003
Computer Controlled Systems: Theory and Applications  
By Goerge A. Perdikaris, ISBN 0-7923-1422-0 This book provides advanced undergraduate and first-year graduate engineeringstudents with a self-contained presentation of the principles fundamentalto the analysis, design, and implementation of computer controlled systems.The material is also suitable for self-study by practicing engineers andis intended to follow a first course in either linear systems analysisor control systems. Both MATLAB and Simulink are used to illustrate howto design and simulate a computer controlled system.
Submitted: Dec 24, 2003
Fundamentals of Control Theory Using MATLAB  
Fundamentals of Control Theory Using MATLAB Kenzo Nonami Tokyo Denki Publishing, 1998
Submitted: Nov 10, 2001
Mechatronics in Engineering Design and Product Development  
By Dobrivoje Popovic & Ljubo Vlacic, ISBN 0-8247-0226-3
Submitted: Dec 24, 2003
Modern Control System Theory and Design, 2e  
By Stanley M. Shinners, ISBN 0-471-24906-8 Intended for an introductory course in control systems and for the practicingengineer, the goal of this book is to present a unified treatment of conventionaland modern continuous control systems, and to show how to apply the theorypresented to realistic design problems. This second edition features anew chapter on modern control system design, including state-space designtechniques, Ackermann's formula for pole placement, estimation, robustcontrol, and the H-infinity method for control system design. In addition,programs and tutorials on the use of MATLAB are incorporated into thetext.
Submitted: Dec 24, 2003
Robust Industrial Control  
By M.J. Grimble, ISBN 0-13-655283-8 This is the first text to provide engineers with access to the powerfultechniques of polynomial systems theory for the design of industrial controllersand filters. Optimal robust design procedures are described for applicationsranging from aerospace to signal processing. The text is valuable to engineerswho require the main results in polynomial system solutions to be collectedtogether in an easily accessible form, and to students who require a morein-depth understanding of the solution techniques.
Submitted: Dec 24, 2003
System Dynamics: Modeling, Analysis, Simulation, Design  
By Ernest O. Doebelin, ISBN 0-8247-0126-7
Submitted: Dec 24, 2003
MATLAB Simulink Stateflow avec des exercices d'automaticue résolus  
Written in French, this book provides a tutorial on MATLAB, Simulink, and Stateflow in the context of automatic control. Numerous exercises are provided as well as solutions. The Control System Toolbox, Signal Processing Toolbox, and Fuzzy Logic Toolbox are also used within the text.
Submitted: Mar 07, 2001
Note Introduttive a MATLAB e Control System Toolbox  
This booklet, written in Italian, includes short notes that introduceengineering students to MATLAB and the Control System Toolbox. It is dividedinto two parts: the first covers the general use of MATLAB - matrix algebra,graphics, and programming; the second introduces the Control System Toolboxfor the analysis and control of dynamic stationary systems.
Submitted: Dec 24, 2003
The Analysis and Design of Systems Using MATLAB: Control System  
By Lou Shuntian & Yu Wei, ISBN 7-5606-0657-1
Submitted: Dec 24, 2003
Digital Control: A State-Space Approach  
By Richard J. Vaccaro, ISBN 0-07-066781-0 Intended for a senior-level course on the analysis and design of digitalcontrol systems, the text is also useful for graduate students and practicingengineers who are learning state-space design techniques. Continuous-timeand discrete-time control systems, as well as the design of digital controlsystems, are covered.
Submitted: Dec 24, 2003
Automatic Control: The Power of Feedback Using MATLAB  
By Theodore E. Djaferis, ISBN 0-534-37171-X
Submitted: Dec 24, 2003
Modeling, Analysis, and Control of Dynamic Systems, 2e  
By William J. Palm III, ISBN 0-471-07370-9
Submitted: Dec 24, 2003
Modelovanie, Riadenie A N?vrh Syst?mov S Rozlozen?mi Parametrami S Demonstr?ciami V Prostred? MATLAB  
Written in Slovak, this book presents a course on new control concepts and tools for distributed parameter systems (DPS). This new philosophy of distributed parameter systems theory is offered in tutorial form using basic methods and results. A representation of DPS by lumped-input/distributed-output system is introduced in this book. For demonstration purposes, several examples of PID, algebraic, state-space, robust, and adaptive control of DPS are presented and illustrated using MATLAB. MATLAB is also used to formulate and solve modeling, control, and design problems for DPS using partial differential equations, numerical schemes of finite elements method, and sets of dynamic characteristics measured on real systems. (This book is also written in English.)
Submitted: Nov 10, 2001
Systems & Control : An Introduction to Linear, Sampled & Non-Linear Systems  
By T. Dougherty. The primary function of this book is to serve as a textbook on linear systems and control. It is aimed principally at undergraduates taking courses in Electrical Engineering, Electronics or Mechanical Engineering who are in the penultimate and final years of an Honours degree.
Submitted: Aug 01, 1999
Linear Control Systems  
By Donald G. Schultz / James L. Melsa & Charles E. Rohrs, ISBN 0-07-041525-0 This junior- or senior-level textbook combines modern topics on the designof control systems, such as robustness and ramifications of model inaccuracies,with design problems and computer examples using MATLAB. The diversityof applications for electrical, mechanical, chemical, and aerospace engineeringmakes the text attractive to a wide audience.
Submitted: Dec 24, 2003
Systèmes Asservis  
By El-Kébir Boukas, ISBN 2-553-00430-3 Written for a junior or senior level introductory course in control systems,this text covers modeling, analysis, and design of feedback control byusing classical and modern techniques. The author presents many examplesof control systems design in various fields including mechanical, electrical,and chemical engineering. MATLAB is used throughout the book to solveproblems and to emphasize theory.
Submitted: Dec 24, 2003
Programmi MATLAB per Exercitazioni di Elementi di Automatica  
By Paolo Bolzern, ISBN 88-214-0678-4 Written in Italian, this book presents a set of programs called MEDEA,which has been in use for several years in the courses held by the authorat Politecnico di Milano. It is a library based on MATLAB and the ControlSystem Toolbox. Exercises include study of linear dynamic systems representedby transfer functions, retroactivated systems analysis, closed-loop systemdesign, analysis and tuning PID industrial controllers, and analysis anddesign of digital controllers.
Submitted: Dec 24, 2003
Informatica E Sistemi Automatici: Volume 2  
Written in Italian, this book is the second volume in a series of three that are developed for teaching computer science and automatic systems. It is aimed at high school courses with a scientific focus. Topics covered in this volume include communications, signals, continuous systems, feedback systems, system simulation, and the stability of systems. MATLAB is used to solve the many exercises and examples.
Submitted: Aug 08, 2001
Analytic Feedback System Design: An Interpolation Approach  
By Peter Dorato, ISBN 0-534-36917-0
Submitted: Dec 24, 2003
Robust Aeroservoelastic Stability Analysis  
By Rick Lind & Marty Brenner, ISBN 1-85233-096-1
Submitted: Dec 24, 2003
Cwiczenia Z Automatyki W Matlabie I Simulinku  
By J. Brzózka, ISBN 83-87102-25-3 Written in Polish, this book covers topics such as time and frequencyresponses, continuous and discrete control systems design, stability determination,and systems modeling. Numerous automatic control theory problems are presentedthroughout the book that are solved using MATLAB and Simulink.
Submitted: Dec 24, 2003
Lineare Regelsysteme: Eine Einf?hrung mit MATLAB  
Written in German, this book presents an introduction to solving problems in control engineering using MATLAB. The book covers basic control theory and background, topics in signals and systems, and contains numerous examples and exercises that are solved using MATLAB.
Submitted: Nov 10, 2001



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