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Lower cost, high efficiency (factory automation), etc.
Lower Toaster, microwave oven, shooting a basketball
Toaster, input Signal Input Controller output Plant (Actuator) Calibration is the key!
Can be sensitive to disturbances
Can Many examples of control systems around us
9 Example: Toaster Example: Laundry machine A toaster toasts bread, by setting timer.
Setting of timer 10 A laundry machine washes clothes, by setting a
program. Toasted bread Program setting Toaster Washed clothes Machine Objective: make bread golden browned and crisp.
A toaster does not measure the color of bread during the
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This document was uploaded on 03/02/2014 for the course ME 451 at Michigan State University.
- Spring '08
- Mechanical Engineering