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Physiological Control Systems: Analysis, Simulation, and Estimation

Physiological Control Systems: Analysis, Simulation, and Estimation

Michael C. K. Khoo

ISBN: 978-0-470-54551-5

Jun 2012, Wiley-IEEE Press

336 pages


Many recently improved medical diagnostic techniques and therapeutic innovations have resulted from physiological systems modeling. This comprehensive book will help undergraduate and graduate students and biomedical scientists to gain a better understanding of how the principles of control theory, systems analysis, and model identification are used in physiological regulation. Ample Simulink? and MATLAB? examples throughout the text and posted at an IEEE FTP site will provide you with a hands-on approach for exploring modeling and analysis of biological control systems.

You will learn about classical control theory and its application to physiological systems, and contemporary topics and methodologies shaping bioengineering research today. Discussions on the latest developments in system identification, optimal control, and nonlinear dynamical analysis will keep you up-to-date with recent bioengineering advances. From modeling and stability analysis to feedback control in physiological regulatory mechanisms, Physiological Control Systems provides an in-depth study of key bioengineering principles that is simply unmatched in the field.

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Mathematical Modeling.

Static Analysis of Physiological Systems.

Time-Domain Analysis of Linear Control Systems.

Frequency-Domain Analysis of Linear Control Systems.

Stability Analysis: Linear Approaches.

Identification of Physiological Control Systems.

Optimization in Physiological Control.

Nonlinear Analysis of Physiological Control Systems.

Complex Dynamics in Physiological Control Systems.

Appendix I: Commonly Used Laplace Transform Pairs.

Appendix II: List of MATLAB and SIMULINK Programs/Functions.


About the Author.