Control Theory for Physicists

AUTHOR: John Bechhoefer, Simon Fraser University, British Columbia

Cambridge University Press, 2021.

• Mathematical Appendix, Solutions Manual, and associated
Mathematica notebooks at CUP (see "Resources").

Table of contents and why physicists might be interested in control theory.

• From Michael Hinczewski's detailed review in The Biophysicist (July 2022),

"Together with information theory, control theory is the area of engineering that has the most fundamental lessons to teach physicists, and John Bechhoefer's recent textbook, Control Theory for Physicists, is an excellent place to start learning them."

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Corrections through September 11, 2022
Revised Notebooks
Prob. 7.15, 7.18, 7.19
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Cover image: Guy Immega, 2020