Improve student problem solving skills with popular control theory text

Increase your students’ confidence in tackling real-world engineering problems with the updated edition of Modern Control Systems by Dorf and Bishop. There are 980 exercises to help them develop problem-solving skills as they advance through the text, including the Continuous Design Problem in which students build upon a design problem from chapter to chapter, applying techniques and tools as they learn them.

New content includes:

  • 20% new or updated end-of-chapter questions – advanced, design and computer problems that explore all aspects of modern control systems.
  • Expanded use of color adds emphasis when needed and to make the graphs and figures easier to interpret.


Digital Updates

- In the eText, an improved the search facility allows students to easily access key terms or topics, videos, images and their own notes.

- Interactive Figures, including dynamic graphs, provide new interactivity to help students visualize course concepts that are difficult to comprehend from static images.

- The companion website has been greatly enhanced

  • Video Solutions – step-by-step walkthroughs of homework problems
  • Interactive Skills Check – multiple-choice questions and Flashcards to test understanding and review key terms and concepts

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Request your sample copy today by emailing asktheHEteam.middleeast@pearson.com with the ISBN 9781292422374 and providing your contact details.

We hope that you’ll choose Dorf and Bishop for your next control systems course.