# Mechanical System and Control

### From ANCS Wiki

This course serves as an introduction to basic feedback control systems.

**TEXT**: “Feedback Control of Dynamic Systems,” Third Edition, by G.F. Franklin, J.B. Powell, and A. Emami-Naeini, Addison-Wesley Publishing Co., Reading, MA, 1994.

- Overview
- Definitions
- Dynamic Systems
- Block Diagrams

- Systems
- Electrical
- Mechanical
- Rotational
- Incompressible Fluids
- Thermal

- Dynamic Response
- Transfer Functions
- Poles and Zeros

- Simple Control Methods
- Feedback
- Frequency Response from Bode Plots
- Root Locus Methods
- Routh-Hurwitz Tables
- Nichols Chart

**Years Taught**: Fall '97, Fall '96