ECAM Engineering Program
Combined Bachelor's / Master's Degree
General Data
Academic program ECAM Engineering Program :
Type d'EC Classes
Lectures : 36h00
Personal work 114h00
Total duration : : 150
Status :
Period :
Semester 7 - STAFFORDSHIRE
Education language :
English
General objectives
This module will strengthen the students-understanding of control systems design and dynamics and introduce them to new techniques. The material is illustrated with simple but relevant examples.

Learning outcomes:
1. DEVELOP KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING OF THEORETICAL TOOLS REQUIRED FOR CONTROL SYSTEM DESIGN AND APPLY THE TOOLS FOR SOLVING CONTROL PROBLEMS.
2. ANALYSE AND DESIGN CONTROL SYSTEMS USING APPROPRIATE DESIGN TECHNIQUES.
3. CRITICALLY EVALUATE ADVANCED CONTROL TECHNIQUES FOR SYSTEM ANALYSIS AND DESIGN.
Content
Review of transfer function techniques and feedback.
Frequency response methods
Process Control and transportation delay
Digital Control Systems and the Z-Transform
Nonlinear systems analysis
Transfer function parameter estimation
State space representation
Pre-requisites
None
Bibliography
Nise, N. S., Control Systems Engineering, 6th Ed, Asia: John Wiley & Sons (2011), ISBN/ISSN: 978-0470646120

Dorf, R. C and Bishop, R. H., Modern Control Systems, 12th Ed, Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson (2010), ISBN/ISSN: 978-0131383104

Golnaraghi, F. and Kuo, B. C., Automatic Control Systems, 9th Ed, Chichester, West Sussex: John Wiley & Sons, (2009) ISBN: 978-0470048962
Assessment(s)
Nature Coefficient Observable objectives
1Learning Outcomes 1 & 2.Written exam
2Learning Outcomes 1, 2 & 3.Continuous Assessment