The author has completely updated the book, added new problem sets and a MATLAB package is available from the Mathworks, Inc.
• General Concept of Control-System Design.
• Mathematical Techniques for Control-System Analysis.
• State Equations and Transfer-Function Representation of Physical Linear Control-System Elements.
• Second-Order Systems.
• Performance Criteria.
• Techniques for Determining Control-System Stability.
• Linear Control-System Compensation and Design.
• Modern Control-System Design using State-Space, Pole Placement, Ackermann's Formula, Estimation, Robust Control, and H? Infinity Techniques.
• Answers to Selected Problems.
Control Engineers in Electrical, Mechanical, Aeronautical, and Chemical Engineering, Undergraduate Students taking courses in control engineering.
Stanley M. Shinners is Program Manager at Lockheed Martin Federal Systems and Adjunct Professor at The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science, with four decades of industrial and teaching experience. This book is based on his control system courses at Cooper Union and in industrial programs.