By John J. D'Azzo & Constantine H. Houpis, ISBN 0-07-016321-9
This newly revised fourth edition has been trimmed and updated to emphasizeundergraduate topics and the use of software tools, while still providinga rigorous treatment of advanced topics and derivation techniques. Thebasic principles of feedback control are applied to all specialty areasof engineering. The book begins with a comprehensive analysis of the fundamentalsnecessary for feedback control system analysis. It then covers root locus,frequency response, and state feedback techniques. A number of moderntechniques and design methods, such as eigenvalue and eigenstructure assignments,and quantitative feedback theory, are illustrated through MATLAB problemsand examples.