- Code ENGN6223
- Unit Value 6 units
Control Systems is the study of the analysis and regulation of the output behaviors of dynamical systems subject to input signals. The concepts and tools discussed in this course can be used in a wide spectrum of engineering disciplines such as mechanical, electrical, aerospace, manufacturing, biomedical, and even financial engineering. The emphasis of this course will be on classical frequency-based analysis and feedback controller design methods for linear time-invariant systems, and modeling and controller design for real-world dynamical systems using modern methods from linear quadratic optimal control to model predictive control.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Discuss and critically evaluate feedback and feed-forward control architecture and explain the importance of performance, robustness and stability in control design
- Interpret and apply block diagram representations of control systems and design PID controllers based on empirical tuning rules
- Compute stability of linear systems using the Routh array test and use this to generate control design constraints
- Use Evans root locus techniques in control design for real world systems
- Compute gain and phase margins from Bode diagrams and Nyquist plots and understand their implications in terms of robust stability
- Design Lead-Lag compensators based on frequency data for an open-loop linear system
- Model real-world dynamical systems using state-space description and understand concepts of controllability and observability
- Design and implement linear quadratic optimal controllers and model predictive controllers
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Indicative AssessmentQuizzes during tutorials 32%, Hardware lab report 8%, Computer Lab report 4%, Modern control research project 16%, Final exam 40%.
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12 x 1 hour lectures, 9 x 2 hours tutorials, 8 x homework assignments, one 3 hour hardware lab, one 3 hour computer lab.
Requisite and Incompatibility
Prescribed TextsLecture Notes and Feedback Control of Dynamic Systems, 7th Edition by
Gene F. Franklin, J. Da Powell, Abbas Emami-Naeini
Assumed KnowledgeMathematics including differential equations, complex numbers and Laplace transforms, matrices, Physics including classical mechanics and electrical circuits.
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|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|7819||23 Jul 2018||30 Jul 2018||31 Aug 2018||26 Oct 2018||In Person||N/A|