## gnuplot demo script: controls.dem

*autogenerated by webify.pl on Tue Mar 6 11:35:16 2007
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*gnuplot version gnuplot 4.3 patchlevel CVS-14Feb2007
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# $Id: controls.dem,v 1.3 1999/10/17 19:16:58 lhecking Exp $
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# warning: this demo is SLOW on PCs without math coprocessors!
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# From _Automatic_Control_Systems_, fourth ed., figure 6-14
# transient response of a second-order system to a unit step input function
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damp(t) = exp(-s*wn*t)/sqrt(1.0-s*s)
per(t) = sin(wn*sqrt(1.0-s**2)*t - atan(-sqrt(1.0-s**2)/s))
c(t) = 1-damp(t)*per(t)
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# wn is natural undamped frequency
# s is damping factor
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wn = 1.0
set xrange [0:13]
set samples 50
set dummy t
set key box
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# plot c(t) for several different damping factors s
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plot s=.1,c(t),s=.3,c(t),s=.5,c(t),s=.7,c(t),s=.9,c(t),s=1.0,c(t),s=1.5,c(t),s=2.0,c(t)

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