mec5avc advanced control systems



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Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students will learn and apply control theories and tools to a variety of advanced control systems. Students will cover both theory, analysis and implementation arange of concepts relating to controller design (e.g. PID), controller stability, digital controller pole placement, frequency response, state space models, feedback and state observers.

SchoolSchool Engineering&Mathematical Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorRobert Ross

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Students must be admitted in SMENE or SMENEB


Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Learning resources


Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsIntelligent Control SystemsRecommendedSilva, A. 2016NY Research Press
ReadingsAdvanced Control for Constrained Processes and SystemsRecommendedGarelli, W. 2011IET

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Apply mathematical models, techniques and tools to the investigation, design and implementation of advanced control systems.

Lectures, workshop, project

02. Describe concepts, processes and tools related to digital control.

Lectures, workshop

03. Use MATLAB to analyze the properties, characteristics and stability of control systems.

Workshop, project

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