Introduction to Linear Control Systems

Author: Yazdan Bavafa-Toosi

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 012812749X

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 1008

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Introduction to Linear Control Systems is designed as a standard introduction to linear control systems for all those who one way or another deal with control systems. It can be used as a comprehensive up-to-date textbook for a one-semester 3-credit undergraduate course on linear control systems as the first course on this topic at university. This includes the faculties of electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, aerospace engineering, chemical and petroleum engineering, industrial engineering, civil engineering, bio-engineering, economics, mathematics, physics, management and social sciences, etc. The book covers foundations of linear control systems, their raison detre, different types, modelling, representations, computations, stability concepts, tools for time-domain and frequency-domain analysis and synthesis, and fundamental limitations, with an emphasis on frequency-domain methods. Every chapter includes a part on further readings where more advanced topics and pertinent references are introduced for further studies. The presentation is theoretically firm, contemporary, and self-contained. Appendices cover Laplace transform and differential equations, dynamics, MATLAB and SIMULINK, treatise on stability concepts and tools, treatise on Routh-Hurwitz method, random optimization techniques as well as convex and non-convex problems, and sample midterm and endterm exams. The book is divided to the sequel 3 parts plus appendices. PART I: In this part of the book, chapters 1-5, we present foundations of linear control systems. This includes: the introduction to control systems, their raison detre, their different types, modelling of control systems, different methods for their representation and fundamental computations, basic stability concepts and tools for both analysis and design, basic time domain analysis and design details, and the root locus as a stability analysis and synthesis tool. PART II: In this part of the book, Chapters 6-9, we present what is generally referred to as the frequency domain methods. This refers to the experiment of applying a sinusoidal input to the system and studying its output. There are basically three different methods for representation and studying of the data of the aforementioned frequency response experiment: these are the Nyquist plot, the Bode diagram, and the Krohn-Manger-Nichols chart. We study these methods in details. We learn that the output is also a sinusoid with the same frequency but generally with different phase and magnitude. By dividing the output by the input we obtain the so-called sinusoidal or frequency transfer function of the system which is the same as the transfer function when the Laplace variable s is substituted with . Finally we use the Bode diagram for the design process. PART III: In this part, Chapter 10, we introduce some miscellaneous advanced topics under the theme fundamental limitations which should be included in this undergraduate course at least in an introductory level. We make bridges between some seemingly disparate aspects of a control system and theoretically complement the previously studied subjects. Appendices: The book contains seven appendices. Appendix A is on the Laplace transform and differential equations. Appendix B is an introduction to dynamics. Appendix C is an introduction to MATLAB, including SIMULINK. Appendix D is a survey on stability concepts and tools. A glossary and road map of the available stability concepts and tests is provided which is missing even in the research literature. Appendix E is a survey on the Routh-Hurwitz method, also missing in the literature. Appendix F is an introduction to random optimization techniques and convex and non-convex problems. Finally, appendix G presents sample midterm and endterm exams, which are class-tested several times.

The Puzzle of Granular Computing

Author: Bruno Apolloni,Witold Pedrycz,Simone Bassis,Dario Malchiodi

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 3540798633

Category: Computers

Page: 495

View: 2827

Rem tene, verba sequentur (Gaius J. Victor, Rome VI century b.c.) The ultimate goal of this book is to bring the fundamental issues of information granularity, inference tools and problem solving procedures into a coherent, unified, and fully operational framework. The objective is to offer the reader a comprehensive, self-contained, and uniform exposure to the subject.The strategy is to isolate some fundamental bricks of Computational Intelligence in terms of key problems and methods, and discuss their implementation and underlying rationale within a well structured and rigorous conceptual framework as well as carefully related to various application facets. The main assumption is that a deep understanding of the key problems will allow the reader to compose into a meaningful mosaic the puzzle pieces represented by the immense varieties of approaches present in the literature and in the computational practice. All in all, the main approach advocated in the monograph consists of a sequence of steps offering solid conceptual fundamentals, presenting a carefully selected collection of design methodologies, discussing a wealth of development guidelines, and exemplifying them with a pertinent, accurately selected illustrative material.

Advances in Energy Science and Equipment Engineering II Volume 2

Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Energy Equipment Science and Engineering (ICEESE 2016), November 12-14, 2016, Guangzhou, China

Author: Shiquan Zhou,Aragona Patty,Shiming Chen

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 135164842X

Category: Science

Page: 900

View: 4023

The 2016 2nd International Conference on Energy Equipment Science and Engineering (ICEESE 2016) was held on November 12-14, 2016 in Guangzhou, China. ICEESE 2016 brought together innovative academics and industrial experts in the field of energy equipment science and engineering to a common forum. The primary goal of the conference is to promote research and developmental activities in energy equipment science and engineering and another goal is to promote scientific information interchange between researchers, developers, engineers, students, and practitioners working all around the world. The conference will be held every year to make it an ideal platform for people to share views and experiences in energy equipment science and engineering and related areas. This second volume of the two-volume set of proceedings covers the field of Structural and Materials Sciences, and Computer Simulation & Computer and Electrical Engineering.

Catalogs of Courses

Author: University of California, Berkeley

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category:

Page: N.A

View: 4638

Includes general and summer catalogs issued between 1878/1879 and 1995/1997.

Fuzzy Logic 2

Anwendungen

Author: Hans-Jürgen Zimmermann,Constantin v. Altrock

Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG

ISBN: 3486788949

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 322

View: 8353


Issues in Structural and Materials Engineering: 2011 Edition

Author: N.A

Publisher: ScholarlyEditions

ISBN: 1464963967

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 1920

View: 8594

Issues in Structural and Materials Engineering: 2011 Edition is a ScholarlyEditions™ eBook that delivers timely, authoritative, and comprehensive information about Structural and Materials Engineering. The editors have built Issues in Structural and Materials Engineering: 2011 Edition on the vast information databases of ScholarlyNews.™ You can expect the information about Structural and Materials Engineering in this eBook to be deeper than what you can access anywhere else, as well as consistently reliable, authoritative, informed, and relevant. The content of Issues in Structural and Materials Engineering: 2011 Edition has been produced by the world’s leading scientists, engineers, analysts, research institutions, and companies. All of the content is from peer-reviewed sources, and all of it is written, assembled, and edited by the editors at ScholarlyEditions™ and available exclusively from us. You now have a source you can cite with authority, confidence, and credibility. More information is available at http://www.ScholarlyEditions.com/.

Index to IEEE Publications

Author: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Electric engineering

Page: N.A

View: 6651

Issues for 1973- cover the entire IEEE technical literature.

Data mining

praktische Werkzeuge und Techniken für das maschinelle Lernen

Author: Ian H. Witten,Eibe Frank

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783446215337

Category:

Page: 386

View: 3124


Computational Intelligence in Business and Economics

Proceedings of the MS'10 International Conference, Barcelona, Spain, 15-17 July 2010

Author: Anna M. Gil-Lafuente

Publisher: World Scientific

ISBN: 9814324442

Category: Computers

Page: 836

View: 4033

This book provides some of the most recent developments in Computational Intelligence applied to business and economics presented at the MS''10 International Conference, Barcelona, 15 - 17 July, 2010. It presents several new theoretical advancements and a wide range of applications in different business and economic areas including accounting, finance, management, marketing, sports, tourism, economics and politics, and also some applications related with engineering and modeling and simulation. This book is very useful for researchers and graduate students interested in pursuing research in business and economics with an orientation to modern techniques for dealing with uncertainty such as those related with modeling and simulation and computational intelligence.