ISBN: 9780131424623 | 0131424629

Edition: 4thFormat: Hardcover

Publisher: Pearson

Pub. Date: 8/13/2003

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This text presents the basic theory and practice of system dynamics. It introduces the modeling of dynamic systems and response analysis of these systems, with an introduction to the analysis and design of control systems.KEY TOPICSSpecific chapter topics include The Laplace Transform, mechanical systems, transfer-function approach to modeling dynamic systems, state-space approach to modeling dynamic systems, electrical systems and electro-mechanical systems, fluid systems and thermal systems, time domain analyses of dynamic systems, frequency domain analyses of dynamic systems, time domain analyses of control systems, and frequency domain analyses and design of control systems.For mechanical and aerospace engineers.