034040 – Introduction to Control

Introduction to Control – 034040

 

Course Objectives

  • Comprehension of the notions of feedback control
  • In depth analysis of stability, performance and robustness of control systems
  • Synthesis of control laws in the frequency and time domains for fundamental engineering problems

 

Lecture Topics

  1. Introduction, feedback and closed-loop
  2. Modeling and control of DC motor
  3. Deviation variables and linearization
  4. Internal stability of closed loop
  5. Steady state performance
  6. Dynamic Performance
  7. Industrial controllers
  8. Root Locus –principles and design
  9. Frequency response and Nyquist Criterion
  10. Dead Times (Delays)
  11. Signals and systems in frequency domain
  12. Performance requirements in frequency domain
  13. Stability margins
  14. Design of leadlLag controllers
  15. Realizations and tunings of PID controllers
  16. Feedforward control
  17. Finale: what you haven’t studied in this course

 

Prerequisites

034032 – Linear Systems

 

Contact Hours per Week

Lecture: 2 Hours

Recitation: 2 Hour

Credit points: 3