Class Time: Tuesday and Thursday, 3:00 - 4:15 p.m., Science & Tech II
Room 128, Dr. Beale
Graduate Teaching Assistant: TBA
Prerequisites: Grade of C or better in ECE 360/220 or POI
Text: Modern Control Engineering, 3rd Edition, K. Ogata, Prentice Hall, 1997
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 -- Tuesday, September 28, Chapters 1, 3, 4
Test 2 -- Thursday, October 28, Chapters 5, 6
Final Exam -- Tuesday, December 14, 1:30 - 4:15 p.m., Chapters 7, 8, 9
Last day to drop classes without Dean's permission -- Friday, October 1.
No Class Tuesday October 12 due to Columbus Day Recess!!
Chapter 1 -- Introduction, what control systems are, types of control systems, examples of control systems, what feedback is and why it is used - 1 class period.
Chapter 3 -- Block diagrams and their manipulation, modeling mechanical and electrical systems - 3 class periods.
Chapter 4 -- Transient analysis for systems, model and characteristics of first-order systems, model and characteristics of second-order systems - 3 class periods.
Chapter 5 -- Effects of control actions on system performance, stability analysis with the Routh array, steady-state errors in systems - 4 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, review of Bode plots, gain and phase margins, polar plots, Nyquist stability criterion - 4 class periods.
Chapter 9 -- Specifications for control systems, designing compensators in the frequency domain, phase lag and phase lead compensators, lag-lead compensation - 3 class periods.
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