Module Title:   Control (Distance Learning)

Module Credit:   10

Module Code:   ENG5022M

Academic Year:   2015/6

Teaching Period:   Semester 1

Module Occurrence:   E

Module Level:   FHEQ Level 5

Module Type:   Standard module

Provider:   Engineering

Related Department/Subject Area:   Engineering: Mathematics and Computing (not in use)

Principal Co-ordinator:   Dr K Ebrahimi

Additional Tutor(s):   -

Prerequisite(s):   None

Corequisite(s):   None

To review the analysis and design of simple control systems using classical time-domain techniques.

Learning Teaching & Assessment Strategy:
Principles will be analysed in lectures and applied in laboratory sessions and tutorials.

Lectures:   24.00          Directed Study:   12.00           
Seminars/Tutorials:   6.00          Other:   50.00           
Laboratory/Practical:   6.00          Formal Exams:   2.00          Total:   100.00

On successful completion of this module you will be able to...

review the classical approach to time-domain analysis and design techniques appropriate to simple control systems

On successful completion of this module you will be able to...

design simple closed loop systems to a given specification

On successful completion of this module you will be able to...

develop systematic problem solving skill

  Examination - closed book 2.00 100%
  2 hour examination

Outline Syllabus:
Control strategies & Objectives: Introduction, history, control strategies Modelling Dynamic Systems Canonical forms: Laplace transforms, transfer functions, poles and zeros Simple Systems: first and second order systems, simple electrical and electronic circuits & electro-mechanical models General properties of Feedback: sensitivity, disturbance rejection, standard time-domain inputs, response components, behaviour of simple systems Stability: Steady-state performance. Root locus. three-term controllers. Introduction to System Identification. Bode plots Nyquist diagrams, gain-phase margins 2nd order differential equations, p/c applications, Zeigler-Nichols plots, modern control techniques.

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