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Solved Problems in Dynamical Systems and Control

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  • Book title: Solved Problems in Dynamical Systems and Control

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  • Year: 2016

  • Format: Hardback

  • Product Code: PBCE1070

  • ISBN: 978-1-78561-174-2

  • Pagination: 448pp

  • Stock Status: In stock

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Description

This book presents a collection of exercises on dynamical systems, modelling and control for university students in the areas of engineering, applied, mathematics, biomathematics and physics. It includes solved problems on fractional calculus and simple tools for nonlinear systems which are not found in any similar book.

Topics covered include;

  • Block diagram algebra and system transfer functions
  • Mathematical models
  • Analysis of continuous systems in the time domain
  • Root locus analysis
  • Frequency domain analysis
  • PID controller synthesis
  • State space analysis of continuous systems
  • Controller synthesis by pole placement
  • Analysis of non-linear systems with the describing function method
  • Analysis of nonlinear systems with the phase plane method
  • Fractional order systems and controllers


About the Authors


J. Tenreiro Machado is a Coordinator Professor with Habilitation at the Polytechnic Institute of Porto, Portugal, where his research interests are in the areas of fractional-order systems, complex systems, nonlinear dynamics, modelling, control, evolutionary computing, signal processing, finance and economy mathematical analysis, biology, and robotics.

António M. Lopes is Assistant Professor at the University of Porto, Portugal, where his R&D interests are in the areas of complex systems, nonlinear dynamics, automation, robotics, control, fractional calculus and simulation.

Alexandra M. Galhano is a Coordinator Professor with Habilitation at the Polytechnic Institute of Porto, Portugal, where her research interests are in the areas of modelling, control, and simulation.

Duarte Valério is Assistant Professor at Instituto Superior Técnico — University of Lisbon, where he works in the field of control engineering, studying fractional control and fractional dynamic systems, wave energy conversion, distributed systems and bioengineering applications.

Book readership

This book is aimed at university students studying courses in modelling and control, in the areas of engineering, applied mathematics, biomathematics and physics. It is also suitable for professionals and scientists working in related technical areas (e.g., medicine, biology, finance, economy) that need a fast introduction or a refresher.

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