1. INTRODUCTION

Preview / MATLAB® and the Control System Toolbox / Cross-Reference of Topics / Ways to Use This Book

2. SINGLE-BLOCK MODELS AND THEIR RESPONSES

Preview / Transfer Functions / Residues and Impulse Response / Step Response / Response to a General Input / Poles and Stability / Effects of Zeros on System Response / Exploratory Problem EP2.1 / Comprehensive Problems CP2.1-CP2.5 / Summary / MATLAB® Functions Used / Answers

3. BUILDING AND ANALYZING MULTI-BLOCK MODELS

Preview / Series Connections / Parallel Connections / Feedback Connections / Controller Transfer Functions / Feedback Systems with Two Inputs / Exploratory Problem EP3.1 / Comprehensive Problems CP3.1-CP3.5 / Summary / MATLAB® Functions Used / Answers

4. STATE-SPACE MODELS

Preview / Model Building, Conversions, and Interconnections / Poles, Zeros, Eigenvalues, and Stability / Time Response / State Transformation / Exploratory Problems EP4.1 / Comprehensive Problems CP4.1-CP4.4 / Summary / MATLAB® Functions Used / Answers

5. ROOT-LOCUS PLOTS

Preview / Drawing Root-Locus Plots / Variation of an Arbitrary Parameter / Exploratory Problems EP5.1-EP5.2 / Comprehensive Problems CP5.1-CP5.4 / Summary / MATLAB® Functions Used / Answers

6. FREQUENCY-RESPONSE ANALYSIS

Preview / Sinusoidal Steady-State Response / Frequency-Response Plots / Frequency-Domain Stability Analysis / Exploratory Problem EP6.1 / Comprehensive Problems CP6.1-CP6.4 / Summary / MATLAB® Functions Used / Answers

7. SYSTEM PERFORMANCE

Preview / Time-Domain Performance / Steady-State Regulation / Frequency-Domain Performance / Exploratory Problem EP7.1 / Comprehensive Problems CP7.1-CP7.3 / Summary / MATLAB® Functions Used / Answers

8. PROPORTIONAL-INTEGRAL-DERIVATIVE CONTROL

Preview / Proportional Control / Proportional Control / Proportional-Integral-Derivative Control / Exploratory Problems EP8.1, EP8.2 / Comprehensive Problems CP8.1-CP8.3 / Summary / MATLAB Functions® Used / Answers

9. FREQUENCY-RESPONSE DESIGN

Preview / Lag Controller Design / Lead Controller Design / Lead-Lag Controller Design Using Frequency Response / Lead-Lag Controller Design Based on PID Design / Exploratory Problems EP9.1, EP9.2 / Comprehensive Problems CP9.1-CP9.2 / Summary / MATLAB® Functions Used / Answers

10. STATE-SPACE DESIGN METHODS

Preview / Controllability / Pole Placement / Observability / Observer Design / Observer-Controlled Design / Exploratory Problems EP10.1, EP10.2 / Comprehensive Problems CP10.1-CP10.4 / Summary / MATLAB® Functions Used / Answers / APPENDIX A: MODELS OF PRACTICAL SYSTEMS / Preview / Electric Power System / Satellite with Reaction Wheel / Flexible Stick Balancer / Hydro-Turbine and Penstock / APPENDIX B: MATLAB® COMMANDS / Preview / MATLAB® Functions Used / ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY / INDEX