Description 
xx, 904 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm 
Contents 
1. Dynamic investigation. Pt. A: Equations of motion for physical systems. 2. Equations of motion for simple physical systems: mechanical, electrical, and electromechanical  3. Equations of motion for simple heatconduction and fluid systems  4. Analogis  5. Equations of motion for mechanical systems in two and three dimensions. Pt. B: Dynamic response of elementary systems. 6. Firstorder systems  7. Undamped secondorder systems: free vibrations  8. Damped secondorder systems  9. Forced oscillations of elementary systems  10. Natural motions of nonlinear systems and timevarying systems. Pt. C: Natural behavior of compound systems. 11. Dynamic stability  12. Coupled modes of natural motion: two degrees of freedom  13. Coupled modes of natural motion: many degrees of freedom. Pt. D: Total response of compound systems. 14. Test and transfer functions  15. Forced oscillations of compound systems  16. Response to periodic functions: Fourier analysis  17. The Laplace transform method  18. From Laplace transform to time response by partial fraction expansion  19. Complete system analysis: some case studies. Pt. E: Fundamentals of controlsystems analysis. 20. Feedback control  21. Evan's rootlocus method  22. Some case studies in automatic control. Appendices. A. Physical conversion factors to eight significant figures  B. Vector dot product and cross product  C. Vector differentiation in a rotating reference frame  D. Newton's laws of motion  E. Angular momentum and its rate of change for a rigid body; moments of inertia  F. Fluid friction for flow through long tubes and pipes  G. Duals of electrical networks  H. Determinants and Cramer's rule  I. Computation with a Spirule  J. Table of Laplace transform pairs 
Notes 
Includes index 
Bibliography 
Bibliography: pages 881884 
Subject 
Systems engineering.

LC no. 
65024521 
ISBN 
0070097542 
