Book Description
The definitive guide to control system design
Modern Control System Theory and Design, Second Edition offers the most comprehensive treatment of control systems available today. Its unique text/software combination integrates classical and modern control system theories, while promoting an interactive, computerbased approach to design solutions. The sheer volume of practical examples, as well as the hundreds of illustrations of control systems from all engineering fields, make this volume accessible to students and indispensable for professional engineers.
This fully updated Second Edition features a new chapter on modern control system design, including statespace design techniques, Ackermann's formula for pole placement, estimation, robust control, and the H method for control system design. Other notable additions to this edition are:
Free MATLAB software containing problem solutions, which can be retrieved from The Mathworks, Inc., anonymous FTP server at
ftp://ftp.mathworks.com/pub/books/shinners
Programs and tutorials on the use of MATLAB incorporated directly into the text
A complete set of working digital computer programs
Reviews of commercial software packages for control system analysis
An extensive set of new, workedout, illustrative solutions added in dedicated sections at the end of chapters
Expanded endofchapter problemsonethird with answers to facilitate selfstudy
An updated solutions manual containing solutions to the remaining twothirds of the problems
Superbly organized and easytouse, Modern Control System Theory and Design, Second Edition is an ideal textbook for introductory courses in control systems and an excellent professional reference. Its interdisciplinary approach makes it invaluable for practicing engineers in electrical, mechanical, aeronautical, chemical, and nuclear engineering and related areas.
Table of Contents
 Coverpage
 Titlepage
 Copyright
 Dedication
 Contents
 Preface
 1 General Concept of ControlSystem Design

2 Mathematical Techniques for ControlSystem Analysis
 2.1. Introduction
 2.2. Review of Complex Variables, Complex Functions, and the s Plane
 2.3. Review of Fourier Series and Fourier Transform
 2.4. Review of the Laplace Transform
 2.5. Useful Laplace Transforms
 2.6. Important Properties of the Laplace Transform
 2.7. Inversion by Partial Fraction Expansion
 2.8. Application of MATLAB to Control Systems
 2.9. Inversion with Partial Fraction Expansion Using MATLAB
 2.10. LaplaceTransform Solution of Differential Equations
 2.11. TransferFunction Concept
 2.12. Transfer Functions of Common Networks
 2.13. Transfer Functions of Systems
 2.14. SignalFlow Graphs and Mason’s Theorem
 2.15. Reduction of the SignalFlow Graph
 2.16. Application of Mason’s Theorem and the SignalFlow Graph to MultipleFeeback Systems
 2.17. Disturbance Signals in Feedback Control Systems
 2.18. Operational Amplifiers
 2.19. Simulation Diagrams
 2.20. Review of Matrix Algebra
 2.21. StateVariable Concepts
 2.22. StateVariable Diagram
 2.23. Transformation Between the StateSpace Form and the Transfer Function Form using MATLAB
 2.24. Digital Computer Evaluation of the Time Response
 2.25. Obtaining the Transient Response of Systems Using MATLAB
 2.26. State Transition Matrix
 2.27. Total Solution of the State Equation
 2.28. Evaluation of the State Transition Matrix from an Exponential Series
 2.29. Summary
 2.30. Illustrative Problems and Solutions
 Problems
 References

3 State Equations and TransferFunction Representation of Physical Linear ControlSystem Elements
 3.1. Introduction
 3.2. State Equations of Electrical Networks
 3.3. TransferFunction and StateVariable Representation of Typical Mechanical ControlSystem Devices
 3.4. TransferFunction and StateVariable Representation of Typical Electromechanical ControlSystem Devices
 3.5. TransferFunction and StateVariable Representation of Typical Hydraulic Devices
 3.6. TransferFunction Representation of Thermal Systems
 3.7. A Generalized Approach for Modeling—the Principles of Conservation and Analogy
 3.8. Illustrative Problems and Solutions
 Problems
 References

4 SecondOrder Systems
 4.1. Introduction
 4.2. Characteristic Responses of SecondOrder Control Systems
 4.3. Relation Between Location of Roots in the sPlane and the Transient Response
 4.4. StateVariable SignalFlow Graph of a SecondOrder System
 4.5. What is the Best Damping Ratio to Use?
 4.6. Modeling the Transfer Functions of Control Systems
 4.7. Illustrative Problems and Solutions
 Problems
 References

5 Performance Criteria
 5.1. Introduction
 5.2. Stability
 5.3. Sensitivity
 5.4. Static Accuracy
 5.5. Transient Response
 5.6. Performance Indices
 5.7. ZeroError Systems
 5.8. The ITAE Performance Criterion for Optimizing the Transient Response
 5.9. Other Practical Considerations
 5.10. Illustrative Problems and Solutions
 Problems
 References

6 Techniques for Determining ControlSystem Stability
 6.1. Introduction
 6.2. Determining the Characteristic Equation using Conventional and StateVariable Methods
 6.3. Routh—Hurwitz Stability Criterion
 6.4. Mapping Contours From the sPlane to the F(s)Plane
 6.5. Nyquist Stability Criterion
 6.6. Nyquist Diagrams Using MATLAB
 6.7. BodeDiagram Approach
 6.8. Bode Diagrams Using MATLAB
 6.9. Digital Computer Programs for Obtaining the OpenLoop and ClosedLoop Frequency Responses and the TimeDomain Response
 6.10. Nichols Chart
 6.11. Nichols Chart Using MATLAB
 6.12. Relationship between ClosedLoop Frequency Response and the TimeDomain Response
 6.13. ClosedLoop Frequency Bandwidth and Cutoff Frequency
 6.14. RootLocus Method for NegativeFeedback Systems
 6.15. Root Locus of TimeDelay Factors
 6.16. RootLocus Method for PositiveFeedback Systems
 6.17. RootLocus Method for Control Systems Using MATLAB
 6.18. Digital Computer Program for Obtaining the Root Locus
 6.19. Control Systems Containing Multiple Gain Margins
 6.20. Comparison of the Nyquist Diagram, Bode Diagram, Nichols Chart, and Root Locus for 12 Commonly Used Transfer Functions
 6.21. Commercially Available Software Packages for ComputerAided ControlSystem Design
 6.22. What is the “Best” Stability Analysis Technique? Guidelines for using the Analysis Techniques Presented
 6.23. Illustrative Problems and Solutions
 Problems
 References

7 Linear ControlSystem Compensation and Design
 7.1. Introduction
 7.2. CascadeCompensation Techniques
 7.3. MinorLoop FeedbackCompensation Techniques
 7.4. ProportionalPlusIntegralPlus Derivative (PID) Compensators
 7.5. Example for the Design of a SecondOrder Control System
 7.6. Compensation and Design using the BodeDiagram Method
 7.7. Approximate Methods for Preliminary Compensation and Design using the Bode Diagram
 7.8. Compensation and Design using the Nichols Chart
 7.9. Compensation and Design using the RootLocus Method
 7.10. Tradeoffs of using Various CascadeCompensation Methods and MinorLoop Feedback
 7.11. Illustrative Problems and Solutions
 Problems
 References

8 Modern ControlSystem Design using StateSpace, Pole Placement, Ackermann’s Formula, Estimation, Robust Control, and H∞ Techniques
 8.1. Introduction
 8.2. PolePlacement Design using LinearStateVariable Feedback
 8.3. Controller Design using Pole Placement and LinearStateVariable Feedback Techniques
 8.4. Controllability
 8.5. Observability
 8.6. Ackermann’s Formula for Design using Pole Placement
 8.7. Estimator Design in Conjunction with the Pole Placement Approach using LinearStateVariable Feedback
 8.8. Combined Compensator Design Including a Controller and an Estimator for a Regulator System
 8.9. Extension of Combined Compensator Design Including a Controller and an Estimator for Systems Containing a Reference Input
 8.10. Robust Control Systems
 8.11. An Introduction to H∞ Control Concepts
 8.12. Foundations of H∞ Control Theory
 8.13. Linear Algebraic Aspects of ControlSystem Design Computations
 8.14. Illustrative Problems and Solutions
 Problems
 References
 Appendix A LaplaceTransform Table
 Appendix B Proof of the Nyquist Stability Criterion
 Answers to Selected Problems
 Index
Product Information
 Title: Modern Control System Theory and Design, 2nd Edition
 Author(s):
 Release date: May 1998
 Publisher(s): WileyInterscience
 ISBN: 9780471249061