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  1. Introduction
  2. System Dynamics
    1. Linear and Nonlinear Systems
    2. Continuous and Discrete Dynamics
    3. Time-variant and Time-invariant
  3. Continuous Dynamics
    1. System Analysis
    2. Control Theory
  4. Discrete Dynamics
    1. Discretization and State-Space Representation
    2. Natural and Forced Response
    3. Eigenvalues and Eigenvectors
    4. Stability
    5. z Transform
    6. Initial and Final Value Theorems
    7. z Transfer Function
    8. Discretization of Continuous Transfer Function
  5. Appendix
    1. Asymptotic Bode Plot
    2. Proportional-Integral-Derivative (PID) GUI
    3. Transformation from s-Domain to z-Domain
  6. References

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