the kernel of cybernetics

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intro.perf Performance

intro.block Feedback control system block diagrams Introducing PID control

intro.pidi An interactive PID controller design

intro.exe Exercises for Chapter intro

stab.intro Introduction Stability from the transfer function

stab.routh Routh.Hurwitz criterion

stab.exe Exercises for Chapter stab

trans.char Transient response characteristics

trans.exact Exact analytical trans response char of first. and second.order sys

trans.approx Approx analytical transient response characteristics

trans.sim Simulation

trans.exe Exercises for Chapter trans

steady.error Steady.state error for unity feedback systems

steady.exe Exercises for Chapter steady

rlocus.def Root locus definition

rlocus.sketch Sketching the root locus

rlocus.comp Generating the root locus via a computer

rlocus.exe Exercises for Chapter rlocus

rldesign.gain Gain from the root locus

rldesign.P Proportional controller design (P)

rldesign.beyondP Beyond proportional design

rldesign.PI Proportional.integral (PI) controller design

rldesign.PLag Proportional.lag controller design

rldesign.PD Proportional.derivative (PD) controller design

rldesign.PLead Proportional.lead design

rldesign.PID Prop.integral.derivative controller design

rldesign.PLeLa Proportional.lead.lag controller design

rldesign.multd Multiple derivative compensators

rldesign.exe Exercises for Chapter rldesign

freq.intro Introduction

freq.bode Bode plots

freq.bodesimp Bode plots for simple transfer functions

freq.bodesketch Sketching Bode plots

freq.nyquist Nyquist criterion

freq.nystab Stability from the Nyquist plot

freq.nybode Stability GM and PM from Bode plots

freq.freqtime Relations among time and frequency domain reps

freq.exe Exercises for Chapter freq

freqd.gain Transient response design by adjusting the gain

freqd.exe Exercises for Chapter freqd

ss.sfdbck Controller design method

ss.exe Exercises for Chapter ss

A.01 Complex functions

B.01 Controllability observability and stabilizability

B.02 Canonical forms of the state model