Summary: ME 413 Systems Dynamics & Control Chapter 10: Time-Domain Analysis and Design of Control Systems
Time-Domain Analysis and
Design of Control Systems
Block Diagram: Pictorial representation of functions performed by each
component of a system and that of flow of signals.
( )C s( )R s
( ) ( ) ( )=C s G s R s
Figure 10-1. Single block diagram representation.
( )C s( )R s ( )G s1 ( )G s2
( )H s
( )Disturbance U s
± ( ) ( ) ( )E s R s b s= ± ( )M s
( )B s
Figure 10-2. Block Diagram Components.
1. Plant: A physical object to be controlled. The Plant ( )G s2 , is the controlled system, of which