INTERACTIVE SOFTWARE FOR SYMBOLIC MODELING OF PHYSICAL SYSTEMS USING GRAPHS

André Laurindo Maitelli, Gilbert Azevedo da Silva

Abstract

This paper presents a computational environment for teaching of control systems: Modsym. The software implements a graphical interface for physical systems modeling using graphs and calculates systems transfer functions in symbolic form. ModSym generalizes elements and dynamics variables of some physical systems based on the energy concept. This approach allows to represent and to connect elements of different systems in a linear graph. An algorithm implemented in the software, also presented in this paper, obtain a signal flow graph for the system linear graph which makes possible to use the Mason’s rule in calculating of the system transfer function.

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Laurindo Maitelli A. and Azevedo da Silva G. (2004). INTERACTIVE SOFTWARE FOR SYMBOLIC MODELING OF PHYSICAL SYSTEMS USING GRAPHS . In Proceedings of the First International Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics - Volume 2: ICINCO, ISBN 972-8865-12-0, pages 488-491. DOI: 10.5220/0001138404880491


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@conference{icinco04,
author={André Laurindo Maitelli and Gilbert Azevedo da Silva},
title={INTERACTIVE SOFTWARE FOR SYMBOLIC MODELING OF PHYSICAL SYSTEMS USING GRAPHS},
booktitle={Proceedings of the First International Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics - Volume 2: ICINCO,},
year={2004},
pages={488-491},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0001138404880491},
isbn={972-8865-12-0},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the First International Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics - Volume 2: ICINCO,
TI - INTERACTIVE SOFTWARE FOR SYMBOLIC MODELING OF PHYSICAL SYSTEMS USING GRAPHS
SN - 972-8865-12-0
AU - Laurindo Maitelli A.
AU - Azevedo da Silva G.
PY - 2004
SP - 488
EP - 491
DO - 10.5220/0001138404880491