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Control Systems Engineering

Control Systems Engineering
By Norman S. Nise

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Book Description

Highly regarded for its accessible writing and practical case studies, Control Systems Engineering is the most widely adopted textbook for this core course in Mechanical and Electrical engineering programs. This new sixth edition has been revised and updated with 20% new problems and greater emphasis on computer-aided design.

Close the loop between your lectures and the lab!

Integrated throughout the Nise text are 10 virtual experiments, which enable students to implement the design-simulate-prototype workflow of practicing engineers. Powered by LabVIEW software and simulations of Quanser’s lab plants, the virtual labs enable students to apply concepts to virtual systems, implement control solutions and evaluate their results. The virtual labs deepen the homework learning experience and prepare students to make more effective use of their time in the lab.  Empower your students to take control of their learning with virtual labs accessible anywhere internet is available!

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Book Details

  • Amazon Sales Rank: #523441 in Books
  • Published on: 2010-12-14
  • Ingredients: Example Ingredients
  • Original language: English
  • Number of items: 1
  • Dimensions: 10.10" h x 1.50" w x 8.00" l, 3.79 pounds
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • 944 pages

Customer Reviews

Most helpful customer reviews

13 of 13 people found the following review helpful.
5Excellent up to date controls engineering text.
By Karl Hauenstein
I had been using a controls engineering book from the 90's written by one of the industries best authors. A coworker had this book (previous version) and I took a look at it. I found the Author's writing style very easy to understand. I'm so glad I got this book. I'm making good progress now. The integration with matlab is very important. I find myself able to jump around in this book depending on what I need to know/do at the time without difficulty.

If you're working from a controls engineering text that 20yrs old as I was you're missing out!

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful.
5Good book
By John A
Used this as a textbook for my Automatic Control Systems class. It was a decent book, with lots of examples and review problems to help the material sink in. Good quality. It's unlikely that many people will buy this book just to read it, without taking a class on the subject, but if you happen to be one of those people, then this book will teach you some valuable things about control systems.

7 of 7 people found the following review helpful.
5Very Clear Book
By John Culbertson
I ordered this as a supplement to my upper division mechanical feedback controls class and was very pleased. This book is very readable and after getting it was able to work through the first hundred or so pages with ease. Readability is the number one factor I look for in a text and I was pleased with this one. There were a few minor errors in some of the examples, which I was surprised to see given the that this book is in its 6th edition.

Over all, great book, the best of three that I have used. Highly recommended

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