**Control Systems Engineering 8th Edition by Norman S. Nise, ISBN-13: 978-1119474210**

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- Publisher: Wiley; 8th edition (January 30, 2019)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1119474213
- ISBN-13: 978-1119474210

Highly regarded for its accessibility and focus on practical applications, * Control Systems Engineering* offers students a comprehensive introduction to the design and analysis of feedback systems that support modern technology. Going beyond theory and abstract mathematics to translate key concepts into physical control systems design, this text presents real-world case studies, challenging chapter questions, and detailed explanations with an emphasis on computer aided design. Abundant illustrations facilitate comprehension, with over 800 photos, diagrams, graphs, and tables designed to help students visualize complex concepts.

**Table of Contents:**

Cover

Preface

Key Features

New to This Edition

Ancillary Material

Book Organization by Chapter

Acknowledgments

Chapter 1: Introduction

Chapter 1 Problems

Progressive Analysis and Design Problems

Readings

1.1 Introduction

1.2 A History of Control Systems

1.3 System Configurations

1.4 Analysis and Design Objectives

1.5 The Design Process

1.6 Computer-Aided Design

1.7 The Control Systems Engineer

Summary

Review Questions

Cyber Exploration Laboratory

Bibliography

Chapter 2: Modeling in the Frequency Domain

Chapter 2 Problems

Progressive Analysis and Design Problems

Readings

2.1 Introduction

2.2 Laplace Transform Review

2.3 The Transfer Function

2.4 Electrical Network Transfer Functions

2.5 Translational Mechanical System Transfer Functions

2.6 Rotational Mechanical System Transfer Functions

2.7 Transfer Functions for Systems with Gears

2.8 Electromechanical System Transfer Functions

2.9 Electric Circuit Analogs

2.10 Nonlinearities

2.11 Linearization

Summary

Review Questions

Cyber Exploration Laboratory

Bibliography

Chapter 3: Modeling in the Time Domain

Chapter 3 Problems

Progressive Analysis and Design Problems

Readings

3.1 Introduction

3.2 Some Observations

3.3 The General State-Space Representation

3.4 Applying the State-Space Representation

3.5 Converting a Transfer Function to State Space

3.6 Converting from State Space to a Transfer Function

3.7 Linearization

Summary

Review Questions

Cyber Exploration Laboratory

Bibliography

Chapter 4: Time Response

Chapter 4 Problems

Design Problems

Progressive Analysis and Design Problems

Readings

4.1 Introduction

4.2 Poles, Zeros, and System Response

4.3 First-Order Systems

4.4 Second-Order Systems: Introduction

4.5 The General Second-Order System

4.6 Underdamped Second-Order Systems

4.7 System Response with Additional Poles

4.8 System Response with Zeros

4.9 Effects of Nonlinearities upon Time Response

4.10 Laplace Transform Solution of State Equations

4.11 Time Domain Solution of State Equations

Summary

Review Questions

Cyber Exploration Laboratory

Bibliography

Chapter 5: Reduction of Multiple Subsystems

Chapter 5 Problems

Design Problems

Progressive Analysis and Design Problems

Readings

5.1 Introduction

5.2 Block Diagrams

5.3 Analysis and Design of Feedback Systems

5.4 Signal-Flow Graphs

5.5 Mason’s Rule

5.6 Signal-Flow Graphs of State Equations

5.7 Alternative Representations in State Space

5.8 Similarity Transformations

Summary

Review Questions

Cyber Exploration Laboratory

Bibliography

Chapter 6: Stability

Chapter 6 Problems

Design Problems

Progressive Analysis and Design Problems

Readings

6.1 Introduction

6.2 Routh–Hurwitz Criterion

6.3 Routh–Hurwitz Criterion: Special Cases

6.4 Routh–Hurwitz Criterion: Additional Examples

6.5 Stability in State Space

Summary

Review Questions

Cyber Exploration Laboratory

Bibliography

Chapter 7: Steady-State Errors

Chapter 7 Problems

Design Problems

Progressive Analysis and Design Problems

Readings

7.1 Introduction

7.2 Steady-State Error for Unity-Feedback Systems

7.3 Static Error Constants and System Type

7.4 Steady-State Error Specifications

7.5 Steady-State Error for Disturbances

7.6 Steady-State Error for Nonunity-Feedback Systems

7.7 Sensitivity

7.8 Steady-State Error for Systems in State Space

Summary

Review Questions

Cyber Exploration Laboratory

Bibliography

Chapter 8: Root Locus Techniques

Chapter 8 Problems

Design Problems

Progressive Analysis and Design Problems

Readings

8.1 Introduction

8.2 Defining the Root Locus

8.3 Properties of the Root Locus

8.4 Sketching the Root Locus

8.5 Refining the Sketch

8.6 An Example

8.7 Transient Response Design via Gain Adjustment

8.8 Generalized Root Locus

8.9 Root Locus for Positive-Feedback Systems

8.10 Pole Sensitivity

Summary

Review Questions

Cyber Exploration Laboratory

Bibliography

Chapter 9: Design via Root Locus

Chapter 9 Problems

Design Problems

Progressive Analysis and Design Problems

Readings

9.1 Introduction

9.2 Improving Steady-State Error via Cascade Compensation

9.3 Improving Transient Response via Cascade Compensation

9.4 Improving Steady-State Error and Transient Response

9.5 Feedback Compensation

9.6 Physical Realization of Compensation

Summary

Review Questions

Cyber Exploration Laboratory

Bibliography

Chapter 10: Frequency Response Techniques

Chapter 10 Problems

Progressive Analysis and Design Problems

Readings

10.1 Introduction

10.2 Asymptotic Approximations: Bode Plots

10.3 Introduction to the Nyquist Criterion

10.4 Sketching the Nyquist Diagram

10.5 Stability via the Nyquist Diagram

10.6 Gain Margin and Phase Margin via the Nyquist Diagram

10.7 Stability, Gain Margin, and Phase Margin via Bode Plots

10.8 Relation Between Closed-Loop Transient and Closed-Loop Frequency Responses

10.9 Relation Between Closed- and Open-Loop Frequency Responses

10.10 Relation Between Closed-Loop Transient and Open-Loop Frequency Responses

10.11 Steady-State Error Characteristics from Frequency Response

10.12 Systems with Time Delay

10.13 Obtaining Transfer Functions Experimentally

Summary

Review Questions

Cyber Exploration Laboratory

Bibliography

Chapter 11: Design via Frequency Response

Chapter 11 Problems

Design Problems

Progressive Analysis and Design Problems

Readings

11.1 Introduction

11.2 Transient Response via Gain Adjustment

11.3 Lag Compensation

11.4 Lead Compensation

11.5 Lag-Lead Compensation

Summary

Review Questions

Cyber Exploration Laboratory

Bibliography

Chapter 12: Design via State Space

Chapter 12 Problems

Design Problems

Progressive Analysis and Design Problems

Readings

12.1 Introduction

12.2 Controller Design

12.3 Controllability

12.4 Alternative Approaches to Controller Design

12.5 Observer Design

12.6 Observability

12.7 Alternative Approaches to Observer Design

12.8 Steady-State Error Design via Integral Control

Summary

Review Questions

Cyber Exploration Laboratory

Bibliography

Chapter 13: Digital Control Systems

Chapter 13 Problems

Design Problems

Progressive Analysis and Design Problems

Readings

13.1 Introduction

13.2 Modeling the Digital Computer

13.3 The z -Transform

13.4 Transfer Functions

13.5 Block Diagram Reduction

13.6 Stability

13.7 Steady-State Errors

13.8 Transient Response on the z-Plane

13.9 Gain Design on the z-Plane

13.10 Cascade Compensation via the s-Plane

13.11 Implementing the Digital Compensator

Summary

Review Questions

Bibliography

Appendix A1: List of Symbols

Appendix A2: Antenna Azimuth Position Control System

Layout

Schematic

Block Diagram

Schematic Parameters

Block Diagram Parameters

Appendix A3: Unmanned Free‐Swimming Submersible Vehicle

Pitch Control System

Heading Control System

Appendix A4: Key Equations

Appendix B: MATLAB Tutorial

B.1 Introduction

B.2 MATLAB Examples

B.3 Command Summary

Bibliography

Appendix C: Simulink Tutorial

C.1 Introduction

C.2 Using Simulink

C.3 Examples

C.4 Using Simulink for Control System Design

Summary

Bibliography

Appendix D: LabVIEW Tutorial

D.1 Introduction

D.2 Control Systems Analysis, Design, and Simulation

D.3 Using LabVIEW

D.4 Analysis and Design Examples

D.5 Simulation Examples

D.6 Interfacing with External Hardware

Summary

Bibliography

Appendix E: MATLAB’s GUI Tools Tutorial

E.1 Introduction

E.2 The Linear System Analyzer: Description

E.3 Using the Linear System Analyzer

E.4 Linear System Analyzer Examples

E.5 Simulink and the Linear Analysis Tool

E.6 Using the Linear Analysis Tool with Simulink to Analyze a Response

E.7 The Control System Designer: Description

E.8 Using the Control System Designer

Summary

Bibliography

Appendix F: MATLAB’s Symbolic Math Toolbox Tutorial

F.1 Introduction

F.2 Symbolic Math Toolbox Examples

F.3 Command Summary

Bibliography

Appendix G: Matrices, Determinants, and Systems of Equations

G.1 Matrix Definitions and Notations

G.2 Matrix Operations

G.3 Matrix and Determinant Identities

G.4 Systems of Equations

Bibliography

Appendix H: Control System Computational Aids

H.1 Step Response of a System Represented in State Space

H.2 Root Locus and Frequency Response

Appendix I: Derivation of a Schematic for a DC Motor

Bibliography

Appendix J: Derivation of the Time Domain Solution of State Equations

J.1 Derivation

Bibliography

Appendix K: Solution of State Equations for t0 ≠ 0

Bibliography

Appendix L: Derivation of Similarity Transformations

L.1 Introduction

L.2 Expressing Any Vector in Terms of Basis Vectors

L.3 Vector Transformations

L.4 Finding the Transformation Matrix, P

L.5 Transforming the State Equations

Bibliography

Appendix M: Root Locus Rules: Derivations

M.1 Derivation of the Behavior of the Root Locus at Infinity (Kuo, 1987)

M.2 Derivation of Transition Method for Breakaway and Break‐in Points

Bibliography

Glossary

Answers to Selected Problems

Index

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