Fall 2005

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` `**Class
Time:** Monday and Wednesday, 4:30 - 5:45 p.m., Innovation Hall,

Room 222, Dr. Beale

**Graduate
Teaching Assistant: ** **Tugba Erpek **

**Office Hours: Wednesday, 1:30 - 3:30 p.m., and Thursday, 2:00 - 4:00 p.m., Sci. & Tech. I, Room 2B **

` `**Prerequisites:**
Grade of C or better in ECE 220 or POI

` `**Text:**
*Modern Control Engineering*, 4th Edition, K. Ogata,
Prentice Hall, 2002, Chapters 1, 3, 5 - 9

Learn the purposes, advantages and disadvantages, terminology, and configurations of feedback control systems.

Learn ways of classifying, measuring, and analyzing the stability and performance properties of feedback control systems.

Learn various classical frequency domain and time domain techniques for designing compensators in order to improve performance in feedback systems.

` `**Prerequisites by topic:**

Knowledge of Fourier and Laplace transforms.

Ability to develop transfer functions for linear electrical circuits.

Knowledge of relationship between system poles and time- domain performance.

Knowledge of the concept of system frequency response.

Test 1 -- Wednesday, September 28 -- Chapters 1, 3 (Sections 3.1 and 3.3), and 5 (Sections 5.1. 5.2, 5.3)

Test 2 -- Wednesday, October 26 -- Chapters 5 (Sections 5.7 and 5.9) and 6

Final Exam -- Wednesday, December 14, 4:30 - 7:15 p.m. -- Comprehensive, with Chapters 7, 8, 9 emphasized

Last day to drop classes without Dean's permission -- Friday, September 30No class on Monday, September 5, due to Labor Day.

No class on Monday, October 10, due to Columbus Day Break!!! Monday's class will be held on Tuesday, October 11, instead.

Chapter 1 -- Introduction, what control systems are, types of control systems, examples of control systems, what feedback is and why it is used - 1-1/2 class periods.

Chapter 3 -- Block diagrams and their manipulation - 1-1/2 class periods.

Chapter 5 -- Transient analysis for systems, model and characteristics of first-order systems, model and characteristics of second-order systems, effects of control actions on system performance, stability analysis with the Routh array, steady-state errors in systems - 8 class periods.

Chapter 6 -- Closed-loop poles and their movement, concept of the root locus magnitude and phase criteria, constructing the root locus plot, properties of the root locus - 3 class periods.

Chapter 7 -- Specifications for control systems, designing compensators using the root locus, phase lag and phase lead compensators, lag-lead compensation - 4 class periods.

Chapter 8 -- Frequency response analysis, polar plots and the Nyquist stability criterion, review of Bode plots, gain and phase margins - 4 class periods.

Chapter 9 -- Specifications for control systems, designing compensators in the frequency domain, phase lag and phase lead compensators, lag-lead compensation - 4 class periods.

Day | Date | Topic | Chapter |
---|---|---|---|

Monday |
Aug. 29 |
Introduction | 1 |

Wednesday |
Aug. 31 |
Introduction and Block diagrams | 1, 3 |

Monday |
Sept. 5 |
Labor Day, No Class Today |
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Wednesday |
Sept. 7 |
Block diagrams | 3 |

Monday |
Sept. 12 |
First-order systems | 5 |

Wednesday |
Sept. 14 |
Second-order systems | 5 |

Monday |
Sept. 19 |
Second-order systems | 5 |

Wednesday |
Sept. 21 |
Second-order systems | 5 |

Monday |
Sept. 26 |
Types of control actions (material not on Test #1) | 5 |

Wednesday |
Sept. 28 |
Test #1, Chapters 1, 3, and 5 (half) |
1, 3, 5 |

Monday |
Oct. 3 |
Stability analysis with the Routh array | 5 |

Wednesday |
Oct. 5 |
Steady-state error | 5 |

*** Tuesday *** |
Oct. 11 |
Steady-state error | 5 |

Wednesday |
Oct. 12 |
Introduction to pole movement, the root locus | 6 |

Monday |
Oct. 17 |
Root locus | 6 |

Wednesday |
Oct. 19 |
Root locus | 6 |

Monday |
Oct. 24 |
Introduction to compensator design (material not on Test #2) | 7 |

Wednesday |
Oct. 26 |
Test #2, Chapters 5 (half) and 6 |
5, 6 |

Monday |
Oct. 31 |
Compensator design using root locus | 7 |

Wednesday |
Nov. 2 |
Compensator design using root locus | 7 |

Monday |
Nov. 7 |
Compensator design using root locus | 7 |

Wednesday |
Nov. 9 |
Polar plots and the Nyquist stability criterion | 8 |

Monday |
Nov. 14 |
Review of Bode plots | 8 |

Wednesday |
Nov. 16 |
Relative stability, gain and phase margins | 8 |

Monday |
Nov. 21 |
Gain and phase margins | 8 |

Wednesday |
Nov. 23 |
Thanksgiving Break, No Class Today |
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Monday |
Nov. 28 |
Compensator design using Bode plots, phase lag | 9 |

Wednesday |
Nov. 30 |
Compensator design using Bode plots, phase lag, phase lead | 9 |

Monday |
Dec. 5 |
Compensator design using Bode plots, phase lead | 9 |

Wednesday |
Dec. 7 |
Compensator design using Bode plots, lag-lead | 9 |

Wednesday |
Dec. 14 |
Final Exam, comprehensive, Chaps. 7, 8, 9 emphasized |
All |

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