This reference/text discusses the structure and concepts of multivariable control systems, offering a balanced presentation of theory, algorithm development, and methods of implementation.;The book contains a powerful software package - L.A.S (Linear Algebra and Systems) which provides a tool for verifying an analysis technique or control design.;Reviewing the fundamentals of linear algebra and system theory, Algorithms for Computer-Aided Design of Multivariable Control Systems: supplies a solid basis for understanding multivariable systems and their characteristics; highlights the most relevant mathematical developments while keeping proofs and detailed derivations to a minimum; emphasizes the use of computer algorithms; provides special sections of application problems and their solutions to enhance learning; presents a unified theory of linear multi-input, multi-output (MIMO) system models; and introduces new results based on pseudo-controllability and pseudo-observability indices, furnishing algorithms for more accurate internodel conversions.;Illustrated with figures, tables and display equations and containing many previously unpublished results, Algorithms for Computer-Aided Design of Multivariable Control Systems is a reference for electrical and electronics, mechanical and control engineers and systems analysts as well as a text for upper-level undergraduate, graduate and continuing-education courses in multivariable control.
". . .a good reference book for all those interested in practical applications of multivariable system theory. "
---Zentrallblatt fur Mathematik
". . .focuses on the computer-aided approach as the most effective way of introducing the advanced topics of multivariable systems. . .. . . ..provides a powerful software package"
---L-A-S for analysis and design of multivariable systems. . ..a welcome addition.
---Control Theory and Advanced Technology
System discretization; system modelling; intermodel conversion; system identification. Appendices: matrix algebra; special topics; introduction to L.A.S.