Modern Control Systems, 14th edition

  • Richard C. Dorf
  • Robert H. Bishop

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ISBN-13:  9780137342587

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Overview

Modern Control Systems presents the structure of feedback control theory and provides a sequence of exciting discoveries as you proceed through the text and problems. Written to be equally useful for all engineering disciplines, this text is organized around the concept of control systems theory in the context of frequency and time domains. It provides coverage of both classical and modern methods of control engineering to give you a strong foundation in basic principles that you can utilize to explore advanced topics in later chapters. Emphasis is placed on real-world complex control systems and practical design applications as well as evolving design strategies like green engineering and human-centered design.

Problem solving is strongly emphasized, with an abundance of problems of increasing complexity that help you learn to apply theory to computer-aided design and analysis concepts using MATLAB® and LabVIEW™ MathScript. The 14th Edition incorporates over 20% new or updated problems, with a total of over 980 end-of-chapter exercises, problems, advanced problems, design problems, and computer problems. The Pearson eText includes new Video Solutions, interactive figures, and Skills Check questions to enhance your learning.


Table of contents

Brief Contents

  1. Introduction to Control Systems
  2. Mathematical Models of Systems
  3. State Variable Models
  4. Feedback Control System Characteristics
  5. The Performance of Feedback Control Systems
  6. The Stability of Linear Feedback Systems
  7. The Root Locus Method
  8. Frequency Response Methods
  9. Stability in the Frequency Domain
  10. The Design of Feedback Control Systems
  11. The Design of State Variable Feedback Systems
  12. Robust Control Systems
  13. Digital Control Systems

Appendices
A. MATLAB Basics
B. MathScript RT Module Basics
C. Symbols, Units, and Conversion Factors
D. Laplace Transform Pairs
E. An Introduction to Matrix Algebra
F. Decibel Conversion
G. Complex Numbers
H. z-Transform Pairs
I. Discrete-Time Evaluation of the Time Response
J. Design Aids

Published by Pearson (May 6th 2021) - Copyright © 2022