# Introduction to Linear Control Systems

Introduction to Linear Control Systems is designed as a standard introduction to linear control systems for all those who one way or another deal with control systems. It can be used as a comprehensive up-to-date textbook for a one-semester 3-credit undergraduate course on linear control systems as the first course on this topic at university. This includes the faculties of electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, aerospace engineering, chemical and petroleum engineering, industrial engineering, civil engineering, bio-engineering, economics, mathematics, physics, management and social sciences, etc. The book covers foundations of linear control systems, their raison detre, different types, modelling, representations, computations, stability concepts, tools for time-domain and frequency-domain analysis and synthesis, and fundamental limitations, with an emphasis on frequency-domain methods. Every chapter includes a part on further readings where more advanced topics and pertinent references are introduced for further studies. The presentation is theoretically firm, contemporary, and self-contained. Appendices cover Laplace transform and differential equations, dynamics, MATLAB and SIMULINK, treatise on stability concepts and tools, treatise on Routh-Hurwitz method, random optimization techniques as well as convex and non-convex problems, and sample midterm and endterm exams. The book is divided to the sequel 3 parts plus appendices. PART I: In this part of the book, chapters 1-5, we present foundations of linear control systems. This includes: the introduction to control systems, their raison detre, their different types, modelling of control systems, different methods for their representation and fundamental computations, basic stability concepts and tools for both analysis and design, basic time domain analysis and design details, and the root locus as a stability analysis and synthesis tool. PART II: In this part of the book, Chapters 6-9, we present what is generally referred to as the frequency domain methods. This refers to the experiment of applying a sinusoidal input to the system and studying its output. There are basically three different methods for representation and studying of the data of the aforementioned frequency response experiment: these are the Nyquist plot, the Bode diagram, and the Krohn-Manger-Nichols chart. We study these methods in details. We learn that the output is also a sinusoid with the same frequency but generally with different phase and magnitude. By dividing the output by the input we obtain the so-called sinusoidal or frequency transfer function of the system which is the same as the transfer function when the Laplace variable s is substituted with . Finally we use the Bode diagram for the design process. PART III: In this part, Chapter 10, we introduce some miscellaneous advanced topics under the theme fundamental limitations which should be included in this undergraduate course at least in an introductory level. We make bridges between some seemingly disparate aspects of a control system and theoretically complement the previously studied subjects. Appendices: The book contains seven appendices. Appendix A is on the Laplace transform and differential equations. Appendix B is an introduction to dynamics. Appendix C is an introduction to MATLAB, including SIMULINK. Appendix D is a survey on stability concepts and tools. A glossary and road map of the available stability concepts and tests is provided which is missing even in the research literature. Appendix E is a survey on the Routh-Hurwitz method, also missing in the literature. Appendix F is an introduction to random optimization techniques and convex and non-convex problems. Finally, appendix G presents sample midterm and endterm exams, which are class-tested several times.

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## Introduction to Linear Control Systems

• Author : Yazdan Bavafa-Toosi
• Release : 19 September 2017

Introduction to Linear Control Systems is designed as a standard introduction to linear control systems for all those who one way or another deal with control systems. It can be used as a comprehensive up-to-date textbook for a one-semester 3-credit undergraduate course on linear control systems as the first course on this topic at university. This includes the faculties of electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, aerospace engineering, chemical and petroleum engineering, industrial engineering, civil engineering, bio-engineering, economics, mathematics, physics, management and

## INTRODUCTION TO LINEAR AND DIGITAL CONTROL SYSTEMS

• Author : ARUN K. GHOSH
• Publisher : PHI Learning Pvt. Ltd.
• Release : 02 May 2007

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## Systems and Control

• Author : T Dougherty
• Publisher : World Scientific Publishing Company
• Release : 20 September 1995

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• Author : Cho W. S. To
• Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
• Release : 04 March 2016

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## Linear State-Space Control Systems

• Author : Robert L. Williams, II,Douglas A. Lawrence
• Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
• Release : 09 February 2007

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## Operator Approach to Linear Control Systems

• Author : A. Cheremensky,V.N. Fomin
• Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
• Release : 11 November 2013

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## Fundamentals of Linear Control

• Author : Maurício de Oliveira
• Publisher : Cambridge University Press
• Release : 04 May 2017

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## Linear Control Systems

• Author : Branislav Kisacanin,Gyan C. Agarwal
• Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
• Release : 06 December 2012

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• Author : Heinz Unbehauen
• Publisher : EOLSS Publications
• Release : 11 October 2009

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## Feedback Systems

• Author : Karl Johan Åström,Richard M. Murray
• Publisher : Princeton University Press
• Release : 02 February 2021

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• Author : Albert B. Bishop
• Publisher : Elsevier
• Release : 10 May 2014

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• Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
• Release : 21 November 2001

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## Mathematical Control Theory

• Author : Eduardo D. Sontag
• Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
• Release : 21 November 2013

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