Course Catalog Description: The theory of automatically controlled systems and their dynamic behavior.
Credits and contact hours: 3 credits; 1 hour and 20-minute session, twice a week, every week.
Pre-Requisite courses: 14:332:345
Co-Requisite courses: None
- System analysis tools such as LaPlace transforms, transfer function from system equations
- General modeling of dynamic systems
- Transient analysis
- Performance criteria, specifications
- Stability concept, Routh-Hurwitz Criterion
- Nyquist Criterion, Derivation, Examples
- Root Locus Method
- Examples, Midterm Examination
- Compensation Techniques involving root locus.
- Nichols and Halls chart, compensation examples
- Bode plots, compensation examples
- Introduction to sampled data systems
- Stability criterion, bilinear transformation
- Introduction to state space analysis; concepts of stability controllability and observability
Textbook: Dorf, Modern Control Systems, Prentice Hall.
Other supplemental material: Ogata, Modern Control Engineering, Prentice Hall.