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Issue 4 • Date August 1987

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  • [Front cover and table of contents]

    Publication Year: 1987, Page(s): 0
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  • Editorial

    Publication Year: 1987, Page(s): 1
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  • Dynamic analysis and control of a roll bending process

    Publication Year: 1987, Page(s):3 - 11
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    Recent research has shown that it is possible to automate the roll bending process using closed-loop control, which continuously calculates the springback of the metal workpiece. This means that one-pass forming of arbitrary two-dimensional workpiece shapes is now possible, subject to limitations of the physical apparatus and the controller. The identification of these limitations is the subject o... View full abstract»

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  • 1987 CDC

    Publication Year: 1987, Page(s): 11
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  • Modified hybrid control for an electrohydraulic robot leg

    Publication Year: 1987, Page(s):12 - 19
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    A Modified Hybrid Control scheme has been developed, which provides the mathematical structure of Hybrid Control in a manner that facilitates real-time implementation. As in Hybrid Control, either position or force (or compliance) may be controlled along each Cartesian axis. However, the control is implemented so as to achieve high servo rates. Results for control of an Adaptive Suspension Vehicle... View full abstract»

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  • Doctoral dissertations

    Publication Year: 1987, Page(s): 19
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  • Wideband linear quadratic control of a gyro-stabilized electro-optical sight system

    Publication Year: 1987, Page(s):20 - 24
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    This paper describes the control design of the electro-optical target tracking subsystem for a mobile weapon control system. Linear quadratic control laws were applied to an existing weapon system at the hardware level to optimize plant performance in the presence of certain nonlinearities and mechanical resonance constraints. This hardware approach enabled us to develop highly accurate, fast-resp... View full abstract»

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  • Active vibration control of a simply supported beam using a spatially distributed actuator

    Publication Year: 1987, Page(s):25 - 30
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    The application of a spatially shaped distributed actuator for the vibration control of a simply supported beam is studied both analytically and experimentally. The actuator consists of a layer of polyvinylidene fluoride (PVF2) bonded to one face of the beam. A summary of the underlying theory is presented, with emphasis on how controllability requirements affect the choice of the film'... View full abstract»

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  • Intelligent instrumentation of solid fuel power plants

    Publication Year: 1987, Page(s):31 - 35
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    Large variations in moisture content and heat value of fuels (peat, bark, coal) can cause stability problems in combustion. Some computer-based methods to improve the measurement and control of solid fuel boilers have been developed. A microprocessor-based four-beam infrared moisture measurement system has been developed, which has advantages compared with ordinary two-beam sensors. The paper also... View full abstract»

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  • Out of control

    Publication Year: 1987, Page(s): 35
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  • Solutions of the Grumman F-14 benchmark control problem

    Publication Year: 1987, Page(s):36 - 40
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    In March 1985, an analysis benchmark problem was proposed for the evaluation of software for computer-aided control system design. The control system involved the longitudinal dynamics of the Grumman F-14 aircraft in level flight. Seven solutions have been received and evaluated, and the results are summarized here. In addition, some observations are presented concerning the testing of software ca... View full abstract»

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  • IEEE tutorial books

    Publication Year: 1987, Page(s): 40
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  • Modeling, simulation, and control of an oil heater

    Publication Year: 1987, Page(s):41 - 44
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    This paper discusses the problems of modeling, simulation, and control of an oil heater. The decoupling control system is designed with the help of simulation and is evaluated using the inverse Nyquist array method. Much emphasis is placed on digital and analog computer simulation. The decoupling control system has been implemented with a single-board microcomputer and has worked well for over a y... View full abstract»

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  • President's message on the society and IFAC

    Publication Year: 1987, Page(s):45 - 46
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  • Report from the society Dayton chapter

    Publication Year: 1987, Page(s): 46
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  • American automatic control council awards

    Publication Year: 1987, Page(s):47 - 48
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  • 1988 ACC

    Publication Year: 1987, Page(s): 48
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  • News

    Publication Year: 1987, Page(s):49 - 50
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  • Book reivews - Control systems

    Publication Year: 1987, Page(s):51 - 52
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  • Book reviews - Adaptive signal processing

    Publication Year: 1987, Page(s): 51
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  • Book reviews - Artificial intelligence and man-machine systems

    Publication Year: 1987, Page(s): 51
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  • Book reviews - Singular perturbations and asymptotic analysis in control systems

    Publication Year: 1987, Page(s): 52
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  • Book reviews - An expert systems approach to computer-aided design of multivariable systems

    Publication Year: 1987, Page(s): 52
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  • Systematic buzzword generation

    Publication Year: 1987, Page(s): 53
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  • Conference calendar

    Publication Year: 1987, Page(s): 54
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This Magazine ceased publication in 1990. The current retitled publication is IEEE Control Systems.

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