Table of contents for Modern control systems / Richard C. Dorf, Robert H. Bishop.


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Introduction to Control Systems 000
Introduction 000
History of Automatic Control 000
Two Examples of the Use of Feedback 000
Control Engineering Practice 000
Examples of Modern Control Systems 000
Automatic Assembly and Robots 000
The Future Evolution of Control Systems 000
Engineering Design 000
Mechatronic Systems 000
Control System Design 000
Design Example: Turntable Speed Control 000
Design Example: Insulin Delivery Control System 000
Sequential Design Example: Disk Drive Read System 000
Exercises 000
Problems 000
Design Problems 000
Terms and Concepts 000
Mathematical Models of Systems 000
Introduction 000
Differential Equations of Physical Systems 000
Linear Approximations of Physical Systems 000
The Laplace Transform 000
The Transfer Function of Linear Systems 000
Block Diagram Models 000
Signal-Flow Graph Models 000
Computer Analysis of Control Systems 000
Design Examples 000
The Simulation of Systems Using MATLAb 000
Sequential Design Example: Disk Drive Read System 000
Summary 000
Exercises 000
Problems 000
Advanced Problems 000
Design Problems 000
MATLAb Problems 000
Terms and Concepts 000
State Variable Models 000
Introduction 000
The State Variables of a Dynamic System 000
The State Differential Equation 000
Signal-Flow Graph and Block Diagram Models 000
Alternative Signal-Flow Graph and Block Diagram Models 000
The Transfer Function from the State Equation 000
The Time Response and the State Transition Matrix 000
A Discrete-Time Evaluation of the Time Response 000
Design Example: Printer Belt Drive 000
Analysis of State Variable Models Using MATLAb 000
Sequential Design Example: Disk Drive Read System 000
Summary 000
Exercises 000
Problems 000
Advanced Problems 000
Design Problems 000
MATLAb Problems 000
Terms and Concepts 000
Feedback Control System Characteristics 000
Open- and Closed-Loop Control Systems 000
Sensitivity of Control Systems to Parameter Variations 000
Control of the Transient Response of Control Systems 000
Disturbance Signals in a Feedback Control System 000
Steady-State Error 000
The Cost of Feedback 000
Design Example: English Channel Boring Machines 000
Design Example: Mars Rover Vehicle 000
Control System Characteristics Using MATLAb 000
Sequential Design Example: Disk Drive Read System 000
Summary 000
Exercises 000
Problems 000
Advanced Problems 000
Design Problems 000
MATLAb Problems 000
Terms and Concepts 000
The Performance of Feedback Control Systems 000
Introduction 000
Test Input Signals 000
Performance of a Second-Order System 000
Effects of a Third Pole and a Zero on the Second-Order System Response 000
Estimation of the Damping Ratio 000
The s-Plane Root Location and the Transient Response 000
The Steady-State Error of Feedback Control Systems 000
The Steady-State Error of Non-unity Feedback Systems 000
Performance Indices 000
The Simplification of Linear Systems 000
Design Example: Hubble Telescope Pointing Control 000
System Performance Using MATLAb and Simulink 000
Sequential Design Example: Disk Drive Read System 000
Summary 000
Exercises 000
Problems 000
Advanced Problems 000
Design Problems 000
MATLAb Problems 000
Terms and Concepts 000
The Stability of Linear Feedback Systems 000
The Concept of Stability 000
The Routh-Hurwitz Stability Criterion 000
The Relative Stability of Feedback Control Systems 000
The Stability of State Variable Systems 000
Design Example: Tracked Vehicle Turning Control 000
System Stability Using MATLAb 000
Sequential Design Example: Disk Drive Read System 000
Summary 000
Exercises 000
Problems 000
Advanced Problems 000
Design Problems 000
MATLAb Problems 000
Terms and Concepts 000
The Root Locus Method 000
Introduction 000
The Root Locus Concept 000
The Root Locus Procedure 000
An Example of a Control System Analysis and Design Utilizing the Root Locus Method 000
Parameter Design by the Root Locus Method 000
Sensitivity and the Root Locus 000
Three-Term (PID) Controllers 000
Design Example: Laser Manipulator Control System 000
The Design of a Robot Control System 000
The Root Locus Using MATLAb 000
Sequential Design Example: Disk Drive Read System 000
Summary 000
Exercises 000
Problems 000
Advanced Problems 000
Design Problems 000
MATLAb Problems 000
Terms and Concepts 000
Frequency Response Methods 000
Introduction 000
Frequency Response Plots 000
An Example of Drawing the Bode Diagram 000
Frequency Response Measurements 000
Performance Specifications in the Frequency Domain 000
Log Magnitude and Phase Diagrams 000
Design Example: Engraving Machine Control System 000
Frequency Response Methods Using MATLAb 000
Sequential Design Example: Disk Drive Read System 000
Summary 000
Exercises 000
Problems 000
Advanced Problems 000
Design Problems 000
MATLAb Problems 000
Terms and Concepts 000
Stability in the Frequency Domain 000
Introduction 000
Mapping Contours in the s-Plane 000
The Nyquist Criterion 000
Relative Stability and the Nyquist Criterion 000
Time-Domain Performance Criteria Specified in the Frequency Domain 000
System Bandwidth 000
The Stability of Control Systems with Time Delays 000
Design Example: Remotely Controlled Reconnaissance Vehicle 000
PID Controllers in the Frequency Domain 000
Stability in the Frequency Domain Using MATLAb 000
Sequential Design Example: Disk Drive Read System 000
Summary 000
Exercises 000
Problems 000
Advanced Problems 000
Design Problems 000
MATLAb Problems 000
Terms and Concepts 000
The Design of Feedback Control Systems 000
Introduction 000
Approaches to System Design 000
Cascade Compensation Networks 000
Phase-Lead Design Using the Bode Diagram 000
Phase-Lead Design Using the Root Locus 000
System Design Using Integration Networks 000
Phase-Lag Design Using the Root Locus 000
Phase-Lag Design Using the Bode Diagram 000
System Design on the Bode Diagram Using Analytical and Computer Methods 000
Systems with a Prefilter 000
Design for Deadbeat Response 000
Design Example: Rotor Winder Control System 000
Design Example: The X-Y Plotter 000
System Design Using MATLAb 000
Sequential Design Example: Disk Drive Read System 000
Summary 000
Exercises 000
Problems 000
Advanced Problems 000
Design Problems 000
MATLAb Problems 000
Terms and Concepts 000
The Design of State Variable Feedback Systems 000
Introduction 000
Controllability 000
Observability 000
Full-State Feedback Control Design 000
Ackermann's Formula 000
Observer Design 000
Compensator Design: Integrated Full-State Feedback and Observer 000
Reference Inputs 000
Optimal Control Systems 000
Internal Model Design 000
Design Example: Automatic Test System 000
State Variable Design Using MATLAb 000
Sequential Design Example: Disk Drive Read System 000
Summary 000
Exercises 000
Problems 000
Advanced Problems 000
Design Problems 000
MATLAb Problems 000
Terms and Concepts 000
Robust Control Systems 000
Introduction 000
Robust Control Systems and System Sensitivity 000
Analysis of Robustness 000
Systems with Uncertain Parameters 000
The Design of Robust Control Systems 000
PID Controllers 000
The Design of Robust PID Controlled Systems 000
Design Example: Aircraft Autopilot 000
The Design of a Space Telescope Control System 000
The Design of a Robust Bobbin Drive 000
The Robust Internal Model Control System 000
The Design of an Ultra-Precision Diamond Turning Machine 000
The Pseudo-Quantitative Feedback System 000
Robust Control Systems Using MATLAb 000
Sequential Design Example: Disk Drive Read System 000
Summary 000
Exercises 000
Problems 000
Advanced Problems 000
Design Problems 000
MATLAb Problems 000
Terms and Concepts 000
Digital Control Systems 000
Introduction 000
Digital Computer Control System Applications 000
Sampled-Data Systems 000
The z-Transform 000
Closed-Loop Feedback Sampled-Data Systems 000
Stability Analysis in the z-Plane 000
Performance of a Sampled-Data, Second-Order System 000
Closed-Loop Systems with Digital Computer Compensation 000
The Design of a Worktable Motion Control System 000
The Root Locus of Digital Control Systems 000
Implementation of Digital Controllers 000
Digital Control Systems Using MATLAb 000
Sequential Design Example: Disk Drive Read System 000
Summary 000
Exercises 000
Problems 000
Advanced Problems 000
Design Problems 000
MATLAb Problems 000
Terms and Concepts 000
MATLAb Basics 000
Simulink Basics 000
Symbols, Units, and Conversion Factors on WWW
Laplace Transform Pai
An Introduction to Matrix Algebra on WWW
Decibel Conversion on WWW
Complex Numbers on WWW
z-Transfer Pairs on WWW
References 000
Index 000




Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Feedback control systems