Kent H. Lundberg, Ph.D
Reading is fundamental. Reading the fundamental literature is even more
The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who
can't read them.
I collect old textbooks, especially
--- Mark Twain
I have complete collections of
Advanced Book Exchange is a good
search engine for used books.
- Control Engineering books from the
1940s and 1950s
See Bennett, "A Brief History of Automatic Control" IEEE Control
Systems, June 1996.
- The MIT Lincoln Laboratory Publications Series (McGraw-Hill)
- The Bell Telephone Laboratory Series (Van Nostrand)
- The McGraw-Hill Electrical and Electronic Engineering Series
History of Control Systems
I am a member of the
IEEE Control Systems Society History Committee.
I have scanned John Miller's paper
"Dependence of the input impedance of a
three-electrode vacuum tube upon the load in the plate circuit."
This paper is the first description of the Miller Effect.
Does anyone have a copy of
A. J. Grant's root-locus paper?
Is there a better disproof of the Barkhausen Stability Criterion?
Animations 1, 2, 3, and 4 produced with Matlab and ImageMagick. Animations 5 and 6
produced with Matlab, the Visualizaion
Toolkit, and Zach
- A simple demonstration of Cauchy's
a Nyquist diagram for L(s)=1/(s+1)3 with standard D-contour.
a Nyquist diagram for L(s)=(s+1)/(s2+1) with notched
a Nyquist diagram from measured frequency-response data.
of Nichols plot to closed-loop Bode plot for L(s)=1/s(s+1).
of Nichols plot to closed-loop Bode plot for L(s)=10/s(s+1).
The year is not 2k4.
TeX is better than Word.
Your browser is broken.
Crosses never connect, connections never cross.
I've written a lot of stupid web pages:
Kent H Lundberg
Last updated 31 October 2010.