Signal Flow Graphs

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Signal Flow Graphs
1010605 Signal Flow Graphs
INTRODUCTION The most extensively used graphical representation of a feedback control system is the block diagram, presented in Chapters 2 and 7. In this chapter we consider another model, the signal flow graph. A signal flow graph is a pictorial representation of the simultaneous equations describing a system. It graphically displays the transmission of signals through the system, as does the block diagram. But it is easier to draw and there…
Joseph J. DiStefano, III, PhD; Allen R. Stubberud, PhD; Ivan J. Williams, PhD: Schaum's Outline of Feedback and Control Systems, Second Edition. Signal Flow Graphs, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2014), AccessEngineering Export