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# Automatic Control For Mechanical Engineers

Automatic Control For Mechanical Engineers

##### Contents
• Introduction To Automatic Control
• Introduction
• System Definition
• System Control
• Open Loop Control
• Closed Loop (Feedback) Control
• System Representation
• Schematic Diagrams
• Mathematical Model
• Transfer Function
• Block Diagram
• Signal Flow Graph
• State Space Representation
• Bond Graph
• System Analysis
• Exercise
• Mathematical Topics
• Introduction
• Differential Equations
• Laplace Transform
• Direct Laplace Transform
• Inverse Laplace Transform
• Properties Of Laplace Transform
• Partial Fraction Expansion
• Solving Differential Equations Using Laplace Transform
• Complex Variables
• Laplace Transform Tables
• Exercise
• Transfer Functions
• Basic Definitions
##### Transfer Function Of Some Basic Elements
• Proportional Element
• Integrating Elements
• Ideal Hydraulic Cylinder
• Valve Controlled Actuator
• First Order Element
• Hydraulic Servo Actuator
• Resistance Capacitance Network
• Second Order Element
• Exercise
• Block Diagram
• Introduction
• Conventions For Block Diagrams
• Deducing System Transfer Function
• Block Diagram Algebra
• Exercise
• Signal Flow Graph
• Introduction
• Conventions For Signal Flow Graphs
• Mason’s Formula
• Exercise
• Time Domain Analysis
• Introduction
• Time Response Of Basic Elements
• Integrating Member
• Response To Step Input
• Response To Ramp Input
• Response To Input Impulse
• First Order Element
• Step Response
• Response To Ramp Input
• Response To Input Impulse
• Second Order Element
• Step Response Of Second Order Element
• Step Response Of Overdamped
• Order Element
• Step Response Of Critically Damped
• Order Element
• Step Response Of Underdamped
• Order Element
• Step Response Of Undamped
• Order Element
##### Response Of Second Order Element To Ramp Input
• Response Of Second Order Element Input Impulse
• Third And Higher Order Systems
• Effect Of Root Location
• Transient Response Characteristics
• Step Response Testing Of Practical Systems
• Response Apparently Of First Order
• Response Apparently Of Under Damped Second Order
• Exercise
• Frequency Response
• Introduction
• Calculation Of The Frequency Response
• Polar Plot (Nyquist Diagram)
• Polar Plot For First Order Element
• Polar Plot Of Second Order Element
• Polar Plot Of Integrating Member
• Polar Plot Of Higher Order Elements
• Bode Diagram
• Introduction
• Bode Plot Of Basic Elements
• Proportional Element
• Integrating Element
• First Order Element (Simple Lag)
• Second Order Element
• Nichol’s Chart
• Exercise
##### Feedback System Accuracy And Stability
• Introduction
• Steady State Error With Step Input
• Steady State Error With Ramp Input
• Stability Of Feedback Systems
• Routh Hurwitz Stability Criterion
• Nyquist Stability Criterion
• Stability Analysis Using Nyquist Plot
• Stability Analysis Using Bode Plot
• Stability Analysis Using Nichol’s Chart
• Exercise
• Root Locus Analysis
• Introduction
• Interpretation Of Root Locus
• Exercise
• Compensation Of Control Systems
• Introduction
• Automatic Control For Mechanical Engineers
• Are Automatic And Manual Engines The Same
• Mechanical Engineering Control Systems
• Are Automatic Or Manual Cars Faster
• Mechanical Engineering Controls
• Will Mechanical Engineers Be Automated
• Can An Automatic Engine Be Converted To Manual
• Can Automatic Cars Be Fast
• Can An Automatic Engine Go In A Manual Car
• Control Systems Mechanical Engineering
• Can Automatic Transmission Be Repaired
• Did Automatic Or Manual Come First
• Control Of Mechanical Systems
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• Do Mechanical Engineers Make Robots
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• Engineering Manual Of Automatic Control
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• Control Engineering For Mechanical Engineering
• What Are Mechanical Controls
• What Control Engineers Do
• What Do Control Systems Engineers Do
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• When Automatic Cars Invented
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• Who Regulates Mechanics
• Why Automatic Is Better Than Manual
##### Will Automatic Engine Fit Manual
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