1. Introduction

  1. Dean C. Karnopp1,
  2. Donald L. Margolis1 and
  3. Ronald C. Rosenberg2

Published Online: 9 FEB 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118152812.ch1

System Dynamics: Modeling, Simulation, and Control of Mechatronic Systems, Fifth Edition

System Dynamics: Modeling, Simulation, and Control of Mechatronic Systems, Fifth Edition

How to Cite

Karnopp, D. C., Margolis, D. L. and Rosenberg, R. C. (2012) Introduction, in System Dynamics: Modeling, Simulation, and Control of Mechatronic Systems, Fifth Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118152812.ch1

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of California, Davis, California, USA

  2. 2

    Department of Mechanical Engineering, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 9 FEB 2012
  2. Published Print: 8 FEB 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470889084

Online ISBN: 9781118152812

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Keywords:

  • system dynamics;
  • state-determined systems;
  • system aspects of behavior;
  • mathematical model;
  • dynamic models

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Models of Systems

  • Systems, Subsystems, and Components

  • State-Determined Systems

  • Uses of Dynamic Models

  • Linear and Nonlinear Systems

  • Automated Simulation

  • References

  • Problems