Introduction to Control System Technology (7th Revised edition)
By: Robert N. Bateson (author)Hardback
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For undergraduate courses in Control Systems, Data Acquisition and Control, Instrumentation and Control, and Industrial Process Control. Marrying an academic examination of control system technology with a reference that practicing engineers and technicians can include in their personal libraries, this carefully-balanced study covers the terminology, concepts, principles, procedures, and computations used by engineers and technicians to analyze, select, specify, design, and maintain control systems. An accompanying diskette provides computer programs that emulate proven graphical design methods of analysis and design.
I. INTRODUCTION. 1. Basic Concepts and Terminology. 2. Types of Control. 3. The Common Elements of System Components. 4. Laplace Transforms and Transfer Functions. II. MEASUREMENT. 5. Measuring Instrument Characteristics. 6. Signal Conditioning. 7. Position, Motion, and Force Sensors. 8. Process Variable Sensors. III. MANIPULATION. 9. Switches, Actuators, Valves, and Heaters. 10. Electric Motors. IV. CONTROL. 11. Control of Discrete Processes. 12. Programmable Logic Controllers. 13. Control of Continuous Processes. V. ANALYSIS AND DESIGN. 14. Process Characteristics. 15. Methods of Analysis. 16. Controller Design. Appendix A: Properties of Materials. Appendix B: Units and Conversion. Appendix C: Binary Codes. Appendix D: Instrumentation Symbols and Identification. Appendix E: Complex Numbers. Appendix F: Communications. References. Answers to Selected Exercises. Index.
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7th Revised edition
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