The text discusses the important concepts of control systems, transfer functions and system components. It describes system stability, employing the Hurwitz–Routh stability criterion, root locus technique, Bode plot, and polar and Nyquist plots. In addition, this student-friendly book features in-depth coverage of controllers, compensators, state-space modelling and discrete time systems.
•Includes a brief tutorial on MATLAB in an appendix to help students learn how to use it for the analysis and design of control systems.
•Provides an abundance of worked-out examples and review questions culled from university examination papers.
•Gives answers to selected chapter-end questions at the end of the book.