Linear Feedback Controls: The Essentials

Paperback | October 30, 2017

byMark A. Haidekker

not yet rated|write a review
The design of control systems is at the very core of engineering. Feedback controls are ubiquitous, ranging from simple room thermostats to airplane engine control. Helping to make sense of this wide-ranging field, this book provides a new approach by keeping a tight focus on the essentials with a limited, yet consistent set of examples. Analysis and design methods are explained in terms of theory and practice. The book covers classical, linear feedback controls, and linear approximations are used when needed. In parallel, the book covers time-discrete digital control systems and juxtaposes time-continuous and time-discrete treatment when needed. One chapter covers the industry-standard PID control, and one chapter provides several design examples with proposed solutions to commonly encountered design problems. The book is ideal for upper level students in electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, biological/biomedical engineering, chemical engineering and agricultural and environmental engineering and provides a helpful refresher or introduction for graduate students and professionals Focuses on the essentials of control fundamentals, system analysis, mathematical description and modeling, and control design to guide the reader Illustrates the theory and practical application for each point using real-world examples Strands weave throughout the book, allowing the reader to understand clearly the use and limits of different analysis and design tools

Pricing and Purchase Info

$106.15 online
$110.50 list price
Pre-order online
Ships free on orders over $25

From the Publisher

The design of control systems is at the very core of engineering. Feedback controls are ubiquitous, ranging from simple room thermostats to airplane engine control. Helping to make sense of this wide-ranging field, this book provides a new approach by keeping a tight focus on the essentials with a limited, yet consistent set of example...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:282 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:October 30, 2017Publisher:Elsevier Science & TechLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0128102527

ISBN - 13:9780128102527

Look for similar items by category:

Customer Reviews of Linear Feedback Controls: The Essentials

Reviews

Extra Content

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction to Linear Feedback Controls

Chapter 2: Systems and Signals

Chapter 3: Solving Differential Equations in the Laplace Domain

Chapter 4: Time-Discrete Systems

Chapter 5: Two-Point Control Systems

Chapter 6: First Comprehensive Example:The Temperature-Controlled Waterbath

Chapter 7: Laplace-and z-Domain Description of theWater bath Example

Chapter 8: Block Diagrams:Formal Graphical Description of Linear Systems

Chapter 9: Linearization of Nonlinear Components

Chapter 10: A Tale of Two Poles:The Positioner Example and the Significance of the Poles in the s-Plane

Chapter 11: Stability Analysis

Chapter 12: Frequency-Domain Analysis and Design Methods

Chapter 13: The Root Locus Method

Chapter 14: The PID Controller

Chapter 15: Design Examples