- Code ENGN6223
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by RS Electrical, Energy and Materials Engineering
- ANU College ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science
- Course subject Engineering
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, and biomedical engineering. The emphasis of this course will be on the basic theories and feedback controller design methods of linear time-invariant systems.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:On successful completion of this course, students should have the skills and knowledge to:
- Demonstrate systematic understanding of the principles and consequences of feedback mechanisms in dynamical systems.
- Define and explain feedback and feedforward control architecture and discuss the importance of performance, robustness and stability in control design.
- Apply linearisation techniques to nonlinear systems and perform controllability and observability analysis to linear time-invariant systems.
- Design controllers using state-feedback and output-feedback and basic linear quadratic optimality in feedback design.
- Compute gain and phase margins from Bode diagrams and Nyquist plots and understand their implications in terms of robust stability.
- Design and implement feedback controllers for real-world dynamical systems.
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- Quizzes (20%)
- Hardware Lab (10%)
- Computer Lab (5%)
- Design Project Report (15%)
- Design Project Presentation (10%)
- 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|
|7661||22 Jul 2019||29 Jul 2019||31 Aug 2019||25 Oct 2019||In Person||N/A|