Curriculum Designation: Tier II Elective course for electrical engineering majors.
Course (Catalog) Description: Continuous system modeling; stability of linear systems; frequency response methods; the root locus method; state-space methods.
Prerequisites: EEL 3135, MAS 3105
- Analyze control system models and determine transfer functions for linear systems.
- Evaluate control systems in the time domain and design controllers to achieve a given time domain specification.
- Perform stability analysis of a linear system using the Routh-Hurwitz test.
- Draw the root locus of a linear control system.
- Apply frequency-domain analysis and design techniques.
- Apply state space analysis and design techniques.
- Recognize the need for lifelong learning and identify methods to engage in lifelong learning.
- Explain or analyze contemporary issues in automatic control systems such current issues in the area of robotics or robust control.
- Models, Transfer Functions, and Signal Flow Graphs
- State-Variable Analysis
- System Responses
- Control System Characteristics
- Root-Locus Technique
- Frequency-Domain Analysis and Design
Class Schedule: Three 50 minute or two 75 minute lectures per week (3 credit hours).
Contribution to Professional Component: Engineering topic: 3 credit hours
Science/Design (%): 70% / 30%
Relationship to ABET Student Outcomes: C, E, H, I, J, K and O (EE)
Prepared by: Bruce A. Harvey
Revised: September 23, 2016