This practical new guide to designing control systems gives readers a "virtual experience" into the complex engineering problems that may occur during the design and development process. This book gives engineers guidance in their journey to obtain a greater understanding of the thought processes involved in designing and developing successful control systems. This constructive new resource takes engineers through various phases of project development including 'A Motor Drive Project- Technology Programs', the project definition phase, the design phase, the implementation phase flight control, and aerodynamic concepts. Clear examples and case studies are presented throughout demonstrating various management styles, and confronting readers with a variety of challenges that could occur during actual projects. Flight control technology studies, nuclear reactors-nuclear power plants, and reactor control projects are also examined.
Olis Rubin received his DSc. Eng., MSAIAe.E, Pr. Eng, and MSAIEE Ex. from Pretoria University, Pretoria, South Africa. He has held many positions in control engineering throughout his career including at Denel, PBMR, ContrOlis, Dentron, and CSIR. He was also an honorary post graduate professor in Control Systems at the University of Pretoria.
A Motor Drive Project- Technology Programs, The Project Definition Phase, The Design Phase; The Implementation Phase Flight Control- Aerodynamic Concepts; Flight Control Technology Studies; Nuclear Reactors- Nuclear Power Plants; Reactor Control Project; Additional Material- Postscript; Appendix A. Design Tools and Calculations; Appendix B. Controller Design