Fundamentals of Modeling and Analyzing Engineering Systems by Philip D. ChaFundamentals of Modeling and Analyzing Engineering Systems by Philip D. Cha

Fundamentals of Modeling and Analyzing Engineering Systems

byPhilip D. Cha, James J. Rosenberg, Clive L. Dym

Hardcover | April 13, 2000

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System modeling and analysis is a standard activity in every engineering discipline. This text offers a broad-based introduction to systems engineering that incorporates material from mechanical, electrical, aerospace, and chemical engineering. The overall theme that distinguishes it from other texts is its unified treatment of disparate physical systems, emphasizing similarities in both the modeling and behavior of lumped-element systems. Every chapter includes a wide variety of examples, as well as exercise problems, drawn from real-world mechanical, electrical, hydraulic, chemical, and thermal systems. Aimed at second- and third-year undergraduates, this introductory text offers a unified entry into the multidisciplinary world of engineering. Solutions manual available.
Title:Fundamentals of Modeling and Analyzing Engineering SystemsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:488 pages, 9.96 × 6.97 × 1.42 inPublished:April 13, 2000Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:052159443x

ISBN - 13:9780521594431


Table of Contents

Preface; 1. Fundamental concepts in mathematical modeling; 2. Lumped-element modeling; 3. Generalizing lumped-element modeling; 4. First-order system models; 5. Second-order models of systems; 6. Laplace transform; 7. Frequency response of linear, time-invariant systems; 8. State space formulations of systems problems; 9. Relating the time domain, frequency domain, and state space; 10. Feedback systems.

From Our Editors

Get the hands-on exposure to systems engineering that you need in one handy volume! In Fundamentals of Modeling and Analyzing Engineering Systems, readers will learn all relevant material from mechanical, electrical, aerospace and chemical engineering. Readers will learn about the similarities between the modeling and behaviour elements of lumped-element systems. The volume includes real-world examples and exercises from mechanical, electrical, chemical and thermal systems, giving readers a strong understanding of the multidisciplinary world of engineering. This book is the perfect guide for undergraduate students in engineering.

Editorial Reviews

"The presentation of the material is very clear; it is both mathematically rigorous and well illustrated with schematics." Engineering Structure 2001