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Valid for year : 2009
TNG028 Automatic Control, 6 ECTS credits.

For:   ED   KTS   MT  


Prel. scheduled hours: 52
Rec. self-study hours: 108

  Area of Education: Technology

Subject area: Electrical Engineering

  Advancement level (G1, G2, A): G2

The course shall give understanding of dynamical systems. The corse shall also give basic knowledge about mathematical methods for designing feed-back control systems.

Prerequisites: (valid for students admitted to programmes within which the course is offered)
Signals and systems

Note: Admission requirements for non-programme students usually also include admission requirements for the programme and threshhold requirements for progression within the programme, or corresponding.

Lectures, exercises and laboratory sessions.

Course contents:
Introduction: Dynamical systems. The feedback principle. Mathematical models I: Differential equations, transfer functions, stability, error constants. Design I: PID-control. Relationships between dynamical properties and pole location. Root locus. The Nyquist criterion. Mathematical models II: Frequency response, Bode diagram, Nyquist diagram, stability analysis using Bode and Nyquist diagrams, phase and amplitud margin. Design II: Specifications in the frequency domain, lead-lag caompensation, sensitivity and robustness. Mathematical models III: State space models. Controllability and observability. Design III: State feedback. Observers.

Course literature:
T. Glad och L. Ljung: "Reglerteknik - Grundläggande teori", Studentlitteratur 2006. Exercises.

Written examination
Laboratory work
Optional hand-in assignments
4,5 ECTS
1,5 ECTS

Course language is Swedish/English.
Department offering the course: ITN.
Director of Studies: Amir Baranzahi
Examiner: Anna Lombardi
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Last updated: 09/24/2009