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MATLAB for Control Engineers, Coursesmart eTextbook

By Katsuhiko Ogata

Published by Prentice Hall

Published Date: Feb 4, 2008

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For senior-level courses in Control Theory, offered by departments of Electrical & Computer Engineering or Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering.


Notable author Katsuhiko Ogata presents the only book available to discuss, in sufficient detail, the details of MATLAB® materials needed to solve many analysis and design problems associated with control systems.

In this new text, Ogata complements a large number of examples with in-depth explanations, encouraging complete understanding of the MATLAB approach to solving problems. The book’s flexible presentation makes it ideal for use as a stand-alone text for those wishing to expand their knowledge of MATLAB; it can also be used in conjunction with a wide range of currently available control textbooks

Table of Contents









Chapter 1 Introduction to MATLAB


1-1  Introduction

1-2  Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication, and Division with MATLAB

1-3  Computing Matrix Functions

1-4  Plotting Response

1-5  Three-Dimensional Plots

1-6  Drawing Geometrical Figures with MATLAB



Chapter 2 Preliminary Study of MATLAB Analysis of Dynamics Systems


2-1 Partial-Fraction Expansion with MATLAB

2-2 Transformation of Mathematical Models of Dynamics Systems

2-3 MATLAB Representation of Systems in Block Diagram Form



Chapter 3 Transient Response Analysis


3-1 Introduction

3-2 Step Response

3-3 Impulse Response

3-4 Ramp Response

3-5 Response to Arbitrary Input

3-6 Response to Arbitrary Initial Condition

3-7 Three-Dimensional



Chapter 4 Root-Locus Analysis


4-1 Introduction

4-2 Root-Locus Plots with polar Grids

4-3 Finding the Gain Value K at an Arbitrary Point on the Root Loci

4-4 Root-Locus Plots of No minimum-Phase Systems

4-5 Root-Locus Plots of Conditionally Stable Systems

4-6 Root-Loci for Systems with Transport Lag

4-7 Root-Locus Approach to Control Systems Compensation



Chapter 5 Frequency Response Analysis


5-1 Plotting Bode Diagrams with MATLAB

5-2 Plotting Nyquist Diagrams with MATLAB

5-3 Log-Magnitude versus Phase Plots

5-4 Phase Margin and Gain Margin

5-5 Frequency Response Approach to Control Systems



Chapter 6 MATLAB Approach to State-Space Design of Control Systems


6-1 Introduction

6-2 Controllability and Observability

6-3 Pole Placement

6-4 Solving Pole Placement Problems with MATLAB

6-5 Design of State Observers with MATLAB

6-6 Minimum-Order Observers

6-7 Observer Controllers



Chapter 7 Some Optimization Problems Solved with MATLAB


7-1 Computational Approach to Obtain Optimal Sets of Parameter Values

7-2 Solving Quadratic Optimal Control Problems with MATLAB








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