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Author Cannon, Robert H., Jr., 1923-2017.

Title Dynamics of physical systems / Robert H. Cannon, Jr
Published New York : McGraw-Hill, 1967

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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 heat-conduction 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. First-order systems -- 7. Undamped second-order systems: free vibrations -- 8. Damped second-order systems -- 9. Forced oscillations of elementary systems -- 10. Natural motions of nonlinear systems and time-varying 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 control-systems analysis. 20. Feedback control -- 21. Evan's root-locus 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 881-884
Subject Systems engineering.
LC no. 65024521
ISBN 0070097542