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Partial table of contents: Systems. Modeling, Analysis, and Control. Types of Models. Linearization. MODELING DYNAMIC SYSTEMS. Systems of Units. The Structure of Dynamic Models. Modeling Mechanical Elements. SYSTEM RESPONSE. Free Response of a First-Order Model. Step Response of a First-Order Model. Free Response of Second-Order Model. TRANSFER FUNCTION AND SYSTEM DIAGRAMS. The Laplace Transform and System Response. Transfer Functions. Block Diagrams. COMPUTER SIMULATION METHODS. Numerical Methods: An Introduction. Advanced Numerical Methods. Extension to Higher Order Models. FEEDBACK CONTROL SYSTEMS. Feedback Control: Concepts, History, and Applications. Control System Structure. Transducers and Error Detectors. CONTROL SYSTEM DESIGN: MODELING CONSIDERATIONS AND ALTERNATIVE CONTROL STRUCTURES. Selecting Controlling Gains. Design with Low-Order Models. Nonlinearities and Controller Performance. THE ROOT LOCUS PLOT. The Root Locus Concept. Plotting Guides. Some Numerical Aids. APPLICATIONS OF GRAPHICAL METHODS TO SYSTEM DESIGN. System Design with Open-Loop Frequency Response Plots. Series Compensation and PID Control. DIGITAL CONTROL SYSTEMS. Origin of Discrete-Time Models. Free Response. Sampling. Appendices.