Sample Chapters - Control Systems, Robotics and Automation

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Control Systems, Robotics, and Automation
Elements of Control Systems
Basic Elements of Control Systems
General Models of Dynamical Systems
Description of Continuous Linear Time-Invariant Systems in Time-Domain
Description Of Continuous Linear Time-Invariant Systems In Frequency Domain
Closed-loop Behaviour of Continuous Linear Time-Invariant Systems
Stability Concepts
Classical Design Methods for Continuous LTI-Systems
Controller Design in Time-Domain
Design in the Frequency Domain
PID Control
Internal Model Control
Smith Predictor and its Modifications
Digital Control Systems
Discrete-Time, Sampled-Data, Digital Control Systems, and Quantization Effects
Discrete-Time Equivalents to Continuous-Time Systems
Design Methods for Digital Controllers, Sample-Rate
Real-Time Implementation
Design of State Space Controllers (Pole Placement) for SISO Systems
Description and Analysis of Dynamic Systems in State Space
Controller Design
Observer Design
Extended Control Structures
Basic Nonlinear Control Systems
Describing Function Method
Second Order Systems
Stability Theory
Popov and Circle Criterion
Control by Compensation of Nonlinearities
Estimation and Compensation of Nonlinear Perturbation by Disturbance Observers
Anti Windup and Override Control
Modeling and Simulation of Dynamic Systems
Some Basics in Modeling of Mechatronic Systems
Modeling and Simulation of Distributed Parameter Systems
Modeling and Simulation of Large-Scale Hybrid Systems
Modeling and Simulation of Dynamic Systems using Bond Graphs
Rapid Prototyping for Model, and Controller Implementation
Modeling Languages for Continuous and Discrete Systems
Simulation Software - Development and Trends
Frequency Domain System Identification
Measurements of Frequency Response Functions
Estimation with known Noise Model
Frequency Domain Subspace Algorithms
Estimation with Unknown Noise Model
Modal Analysis
Identification of Linear Systems in Time Domain
Least Squares and Instrumental Variable Methods
Prediction Error Methods
Subspace Identification Methods
Recursive Algorithms
Identification for Control
Continuous-Time Identification
Identifiability of Linear Closed-Loop Systems
Relations between Time Domain and Frequency Domain Prediction Error Methods
Identification of Time Varying Systems
Identification of Nonlinear Systems
Nonparametric System Identification
Identification of Block-Oriented Models
Identification of NARMAX and Related Models
System Identification Using Neural Networks
System Identification Using Fuzzy Models
System Identification Using Wavelets
Parameter Estimation for Differential Equations
Parameter Estimation for NonLinear Continuous-Time State-Space Models from Sampled Data
Identification in the Frequency Domain
Parametric Identification using Sliding Modes
Bound-based Identification
Linear-Model Case
Nonlinear-Model Case
Practical Issues of System Identification
Control of Linear Multivariable Systems
Description and Classification in Mimo Design
Canonical Forms for State Space Descriptions
Multivariable Poles and Zeros
Frequency Domain Representation and Singular Value Decomposition
Polynomial and Matrix Fraction Description
System Characteristics: Stability, Controllability, Observability
Model Reduction
Full-Order State Observers
Reduced-Order State Observers
Kalman Filters
Pole Placement Control
Eigenstructure Assignment for Control
Optimal Linear Quadratic Control
Pontryagin's Maximum Principle
Decoupling Control
Controller Design using Polynomial Matrix Description
Design Techniques in the Frequency Domain
Design Techniques for Time-Varying Systems
Servo Control Design
Robust Control
Uncertainty Models for Robustness Analysis
Robustness Under Real Parameter Uncertainty
H-optimal Control
L1 Robust Control
Controller Design Using Linear Matrix Inequalities
Robust Control of Nonlinear Systems: A Control Lyapunov Function Approach
Fundamentals of the Quantitative Feedback Theory Technique
Adaptive Control
Relay Autotuning of PID Controllers
Self-Tuning Control
Model Reference Adaptive Control
Adaptive Predictive Control
Stochastic Adaptive Control
Adaptive Dual Control
Adaptive Nonlinear Control
Control of Intermittent Processes
Model-based Predictive Control
Model Based Predictive Control for Linear Systems
Nonlinear Model Predictive Control
Controls of Large-Scale Systems
Control of Stochastic Systems
Models of Stochastic Systems
Stochastic Stability
Minimum Variance Control
LQ-stochastic Control
Dynamic Programming
Distributed Parameter Systems: An Overview
Controllability and Observability of Distributed Parameter Systems
Controller Design for Distributed Parameter Systems
State Estimation in Distributed Parameter Systems
Time Delay Systems
Control of 2-D Systems
Generalised Multidimentional Discrete, Contiuous-Discrete and Positive Systems
Controllability and Observability of 2D Systems
Industrial Applications of 2D Control Systems
Stability of 2D Systems
Control of Nonlinear Systems
Analysis of Nonlinear Control Systems
Lie Bracket
Differential Geometric Approach and Application of Computer Algebra
Volterra and Fliess Series Expansion
Lyapunov Stability
Input-output Stability
Controllability and Observability of Nonlinear Systems
Design for Nonlinear Control Systems
Feedback Linearization of Nonlinear Systems
Nonlinear Output Regulation
Nonlinear Zero Dynamics in Control Systems
Flatness Based Design
Lyapunov Design
Sliding Mode Control
Nonlinear Observers
State Reconstruction in Nonlinear Stochastic Systems by Extended Kalman Filter
Passivity Based Control
Control of Chaos and Bifurcations
Control of Bifurcations
Analysis of Chaotic Systems
Control of Chaotic Systems
Fuzzy Control Systems
Data-Based Fuzzy Modeling
Optimization of Fuzzy Controllers
Analysis and Stability of Fuzzy Systems
Fuzzy System Applications
Neural Control Systems
Expert Control Systems
Expert Control Systems: An Introduction with Case Studies
Knowledge-Based and Learning Control Systems
Fuzzy Expert Control Systems: Knowledge Base Validation
Blackboard Architecture for Intelligent Control
Genetic Algorithms in Control Systems Engineering
Discrete Event Systems
Modeling of Discrete Event Systems
Supervisory Control of Discrete Event Systems
Sample Path Analysis of Discrete Event Dynamic Systems (DEDS)
Hybrid Control Systems
Modeling of Hybrid Systems
Well-posedness of Hybrid Systems
Stability of Hybrid Systems
Bisimulations of Discrete, Continuous, and Hybrid Systems
Optimal Control of Hybrid Systems
Verification of Hybrid Systems
Stabilization through Hybrid Systems
Case Study : Air Traffic Management Systems
Architectures and Methods for Computer-based Automation
Supervisory Distributed Computer Control Systems
Fault Diagnosis and Fault-tolerant Control
Fault Diagnosis for Linear Systems
Fault Diagnosis for Nonlinear Systems
Design Methods for Robust Fault Diagnosis
Qualitative Methods for Fault Diagnosis
Statistical Methods for Change Detection
Industrial Applications of Fault Diagnosis
Off-Line Methods for Fault Diagnosis and Inspection
Experience with Knowledge-Based Systems for Maintenance Diagnosis
Fault Tolerant Systems
Fault-Tolerant Control Using LMI Design
Structural Analysis for Fault Detection and Isolation and for Fault Tolerant Control
Fault Accomodation Using Model Predictive Methods
Control Reconfiguration
Adaptive and Neural Approaches to Fault-tolerant Control
Automation and Control of Thermal Processes
Steam Generators and Steam Distribution Networks
Automation and Control of HVAC Systems
Automation and Control of Electrical Power Generation and Transmission Systems
Control of Synchronous Generators
Gas Turbines
Automation and Control of Electric Power Generation and Distribution Systems: Steam Turbines
Automatic Control for Hydroelectric Power Plants
Electrical Network Control
Combined Cycle and Combined Heat and Power Processes
Control of Large Nuclear Reactors by State and Output Feedback Techniques
Automation and Control in Process Industries
Automation and Control in Iron and Steel Industries
Automation and Control of Chemical and Petrochemical Plants
Automation and Control in Cement Industries
Automation and Control of Pulp and Paper Processes
Automation in Wastewater Treatment
Modeling and Control of Complex River and Water Reservoir Systems
Automation and Control in Production Processes
Automation and Control in Food Production
Machine Tool
Automation and Control in Electronic Industries
Advanced Technologies and Automation in Agriculture
Automation in Fisheries and Aquaculture Technology
Automation and Control in Traffic Systems
Automotive Control Systems
Intelligent Control of Road Vehicles for Automated Driving: Path Architecture for Automated Highway Systems and Lateral Guidance
Ship Steering
Control for Railway Vehicles
Train and Railway Operations Control
Elements of Automation and Control
Sensors in Control Systems
Self-Sensing Solid-State Actuators
Bus Systems
Programmable Logic Controllers
Computer-Aided Control System Engineering Tools
Human-Machine Interaction
Control of Electrical Machines for Drives
Robot Kinematics and Dynamics
Trajectory and Task Planning
Robot Control and Programming
Intelligent Robots
Robotic Applications to Life Support Systems

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