Control Systems describes the essential elements of control system engineering in a simple language that can be understood by students at the undergraduate level. With a rich assortment of solved problems, exercise problems, review questions and objective type questions across 15 chapters, the book is designed to provide the student an exposure to the key functionalities of the concept in real-time applications. In addition, there is an elaborate appendix on the applications of MATLAB as a computational tool in nearly all fields of science and engineering. PowerPoint slides that encapsulate the essential points of each chapter, as also the solutions to chapter-end problems are available as online supplements that can be accessed at www.universitiespress.com/kalicemary/controlsystems
K Alice Mary is Professor and Principal at Vignan Institute of Information Technology, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh. A dedicated teacher for the past 33 years, she is also a keen enthusiast of active research with special interest in control system application to power electronics and electrical machine drives. She has to her credit 55 papers published/presented in international and national journals/conferences of repute and is a fellow member of Institution of Engineers and Institute of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers besides several other academic bodies.
P Ramana is Associate Professor at GMR Institute of Technology, Rajam, Andhra Pradesh, where he has been teaching for the past 15 years. He has published/presented 25 papers in international and national journals/conferences of repute. His areas of interest are control systems, power systems and electrical machine drives. A fellow member of the Institute of Engineers, India, and member of several academic bodies, he is currently pursuing his Ph.D. at JNTU Hyderabad.
Appendix: MATLAB Fundamentals