System Dynamics 3 9780073398068 System Dynamics includes the strongest treatment of computational software and system simulation of any available text, with its early introduction of MATLAB® and Simulink®. The text's extensive coverage also includes discussion of the root locus and frequency response plots, among other methods for assessing system behavior in the time and frequency domains, as well as topics such as function discovery, parameter estimation, and system identification techniques, motor performance evaluation, and system dynamics in everyday life. NEW! McGraw-Hill's Connect, will also be available as an optional, add on item - starting in June 2017. Connect is the only integrated learning system that empowers students by continuously adapting to deliver precisely what they need, when they need it, how they need it, so that class time is more effective. Connect allows the professor to assign homework, quizzes, and tests easily and automatically grades and records the scores of the student's work. Problems are randomized to prevent sharing of answers an may also have a "multi-step solution" which helps move the students' learning along if they experience difficulty.
System Dynamics

System Dynamics

3rd Edition
By William Palm
ISBN10: 0073398063
ISBN13: 9780073398068
Copyright: 2014

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Program Details

1) Introduction

2) Dynamic Response and the Laplace Transform Method

3) Modeling of Rigid-Body Mechanical Systems

4) Spring and Damper Elements in Mechanical Systems

5) Block Diagrams, State-Variable Models and Simulation Methods

6) Electrical and Electromechanical Systems

7) Fluid and Thermal Systems

8) System Analysis in the Time Domain

9) System Analysis in the Frequency Domain

10) Introduction to Feedback Control Systems

11) Control System Design and the Root Locus Plot

12) Compensator Design and the Bode Plot

13) Vibration Applications


A) Guide to Selected MATLAB Commands and Functions

B) Fourier Series

C) Developing Models from Data

D) Introduction to MATLAB (On Website)

E) Numerical Methods (On Website)

About the Author

William Palm

William J. Palm III a Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics at the University of Rhode Island, he helped develop an educational program of introduction to engineering based on MATLAB. He is the author of several books, including the System dynamics, published by McGraw-Hill and Modeling, Analysis, and Control of Dynamic Systems and Mechanical Vibration, both published by John Wiley.