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In this chapter we provide an introduction to the basic concept of ''feedback'' and the related engineering discipline of ''control''.  We focus on both historical and current examples, with the intention of providing the context for current tools in feedback and control.  Much of the material in this chapter is adopted from {{cite|Mur03-cdspanel|Murray (ed), 2003}} and the authors gratefully acknowledge the contributions of Roger Brockett and Gunter Stein for portions of this chapter.
 
In this chapter we provide an introduction to the basic concept of ''feedback'' and the related engineering discipline of ''control''.  We focus on both historical and current examples, with the intention of providing the context for current tools in feedback and control.  Much of the material in this chapter is adopted from {{cite|Mur03-cdspanel|Murray (ed), 2003}} and the authors gratefully acknowledge the contributions of Roger Brockett and Gunter Stein for portions of this chapter.
  

Revision as of 20:54, 20 August 2005

In this chapter we provide an introduction to the basic concept of feedback and the related engineering discipline of control. We focus on both historical and current examples, with the intention of providing the context for current tools in feedback and control. Much of the material in this chapter is adopted from Template:Cite and the authors gratefully acknowledge the contributions of Roger Brockett and Gunter Stein for portions of this chapter.

Textbook Contents

Chapter 1 (26 Sep 04)

  • 1. What is Feedback?
  • 2. What is Control?
  • 3. Feedback Examples
  • 4. Feedback Principles
  • 5. Control Tools
  • 6. Further Reading
  • 7. Exercises

Lecture Materials

Supplemental Information

Frequently Asked Questions