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s(s2 + 2s - 1)
Determine the range of K for which the closed-loop system with unity negative
gain feedback
which incorporated this plant would be stable.
Solution: This system has one unstable pole (at s = 0.4142), an we need therefore
one counter clockwi
Gain: 232
Pole: -3.12 - 7.16i
Damping: 0.4
Overshoot (%): 25.4
Frequency (rad/sec): 7.81
Real Axis
Imaginary Axis
Does the closed-loop system have the desired behavior, that is, does it behave like
a pure
second order system with damping ratio = 0.0707? T
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> > h = ylabel('Imaginary Axis');
> > set(h,'fontsize',14);
> > print -depsc 'figure6.eps'
The nyquist plot is below:
-6 -4 -2 0 2 4
-4
-3
-2
-1
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Real Axis
Imaginary Axis
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Solution: The root locus may be obtained by the commands:
> > den = conv([1 3 0],[1 6 64])
den =
1 9 82 192 0
> > num = [0 0 0 0 1];
>
> > % set the range of gains fine enough to figure out the right gain
> > % to get 0.707 damping
>
> > k=logspace(-5,5,1
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Problem 3: A unity gain negative feedback system has an open-loop transfer
function
given by
G(s) = K(1 + 5s)
s(1 + 10s)(1 + s)2
Draw a Bode diagram for this system and determine the loop gain K required for a
phase
margin of 20 deg. What is the ga
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the
equation
s3 + (5 + K)s2 + (6 + K)s + 2K = 0
Solution: The equation can be rewritten as
s3 + 5s2 + 6s + K s2 + s + 2 = 0
This equation is essentially the characteristic equation for a system with open-loop
zeros at
the roots of s2 + s + 2 = 0 and open-
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loop is
-0.8 < -1/K < 0
which implies that
K>1
0.8
1 = 1.25
Indeed, the characteristic equation for K = 1.25 is
(s) = (s3 + 2s2 - s) + 1.25 (s + 0.4) = s3 + 2s2 + 0.25s + 0.5 = 0
which has roots at
s = -2, s = 0.5j
That is, for K = 1.25, the closed-loop s
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