Feedback and Control Systems

Feedback and Control Systems

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This book chapter presents controlled processes in a biomechatronic perspective and feedback from the output to the input of a complex system. The following are also highlighted: biological feedback mechanisms; biomechatronic feedback mechanisms; system representation; system models; system response; system stability; controllers; controller implementation; and controller hardware.

Chapter Contents:

  • 4.1 Introduction
  • 4.2 Biological Feedback Mechanisms
  • 4.3 Biomechatronic Feedback Mechanisms
  • 4.3.1 Limit Switches
  • 4.3.2 Proportional and Higher-Order Controllers
  • 4.4 System Representation
  • 4.5 System Models
  • 4.5.1 Mechanical Elements
  • 4.5.2 Mechanical Model
  • 4.5.3 Electrical Elements
  • 4.5.4 Electrical Model
  • 4.5.5 Similarities of the Two Models
  • 4.5.6 Fluid Flow Elements
  • 4.6 System Response
  • 4.6.1 Partial Fraction Expansion
  • 4.6.2 Analyzing Complex Models
  • 4.7 System Stability
  • 4.7.1 Root Locus
  • 4.7.2 Steady-State Error
  • 4.8 Controllers
  • 4.8.1 Proportional Controller
  • 4.8.2 Integral Controller
  • 4.8.3 Proportional Plus Integral Controller
  • 4.8.4 Proportional-Integral-Derivative Controller
  • 4.9 Controller Implementation
  • 4.9.1 Selection of Controller Gains
  • 4.9.2 Controller Hardware
  • 4.10 References

Inspec keywords: feedback; medical control systems; biomedical engineering; large-scale systems

Other keywords: controller hardware; biomechatronic perspective; feedback system; biomechatronic feedback mechanism; complex system; system stability; biological feedback mechanisms; system model; controlled process; control system; system representation; controller implementation; system response

Subjects: Biological and medical control systems; Biomedical engineering; Biology and medical computing

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