1. Basic concepts, terms and definitions; 2. State equations of finite dimensional linear systems; 3. Principles of time domain analysis; 4. Solution of the dynamic state equations; 5. Frequency domain analysis for fixed analog systems; 6. The Z-transformation of discrete-time signals; 7. Frequency domain analysis of discrete systems and applications of Z-transforms; 8. Controllability and observability of linear systems; 9. Stability of linear systems; Appendix: review of matrix theory.
A textbook on state-space methods in the analysis of linear multi-input, multi-output dynamic systems.
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