fpe6eFeedback Control of Dynamic Systems, 6/e covers the material that every engineer, and most scientists and prospective managers, needs to know about feedback control, including concepts like stability, tracking, and robustness. Each chapter presents the fundamentals along with comprehensive, worked-out examples, all within a real-world context and with historical background information. The authors also provide case studies with close integration of MATLAB throughout.

The book is available for purchase at the publisher’s web site: Prentice-Hall. There is also a graduate level book on this material that focuses on digital implementations entitled: Digital Control of Dynamic Systems.

Errata (application/pdf, 76.1 kB)

Download MATLAB m and mdl files (application/octet-stream, 366.9 kB).

Table of Contents

Detailed table of contents (application/pdf, 72.7 kB).

Chapter 1: An Overview and Brief History of Feedback Control

Chapter 2: Dynamic Models

Supplementary material w2: Complex Mechanical Systems (application/pdf, 1.5 MB).

Chapter 3: Dynamic Response

Supplementary material w3: Mason’s Rule and the Signal-Flow Graph (application/pdf, 826.4 kB).

Chapter 4: A First Analysis of Feedback

Supplementary material w4: Sensitivity of Time Response to Parameter Change (application/pdf, 379.8 kB).

Chapter 5: The Root-locus Design Method

Supplementary material w5:  Root Locus with Time Delay (application/pdf, 549.1 kB).

Special M-files for root-locus (application/octet-stream, 2.0 kB).

Chapter 6: The Frequency-response Design Method

Supplementary material w6: Time Delay, Alternate Presentation of Data (application/pdf, 1.1 MB).

Special M-files for Bode plots (application/octet-stream, 932 bytes).

Paper on the shapes of Nyquist plots (binary/pdf, 1.4 MB).

Chapter 7: State-space Design

Supplementary material w7: Tutorial on Robust Tracking and Regulation (application/pdf, 727.0 kB).

Chapter 8: Digital Control

Supplementary material w8:  State-Space Design Methods (application/pdf, 786.7 kB).

Chapter 9: Nonlinear Systems

Chapter 10: Control Systems Design: Principles and Case Studies

Appendix A: Laplace Transforms

Appendix B: Solutions to the Review Questions

Appendix C: MATLAB Commands

Appendix D: A Review of Complex Variables

Appendix E: Summary of Matrix Theory

Appendix F: Controllability and Observability

Appendix G: Ackermann’s Formula for Pole Placement

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