ENGEE358-21A (HAM)

Control Theory and Applications

15 Points

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Division of Health Engineering Computing & Science
School of Engineering

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Paper Description

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This paper covers fundamentals of control for electrial and mechanical machines and their applications, including mathematical modelling, time, feedback and frequency response, control actions and controllers.

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Paper Structure

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This paper is taught through lectures and laboratories.

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Learning Outcomes

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Students who successfully complete the paper should be able to:

  • 1. derive the transfer function of a dynamic system from a physics model
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  • 2. design a continuous-time PID controller
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  • 3. converta continuous-time controller into discrete-time controller
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  • 4. construct Bode plots for a system from its transfer function
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  • 5. carry out root locus analysis of a feedback control system
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  • 6. control of electrical machines
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Assessment

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There are 4 assignments and 2 tests, with the breakdown percentage as below. The lab report will be divided into multiple sub lab reports and the submission format and timeline will be detailed in Moodle during the semester.
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Assessment Components

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The internal assessment/exam ratio (as stated in the University Calendar) is 100:0. There is no final exam. The final exam makes up 0% of the overall mark.

The internal assessment/exam ratio (as stated in the University Calendar) is 100:0 or 0:0, whichever is more favourable for the student. The final exam makes up either 0% or 0% of the overall mark.

Component DescriptionDue Date TimePercentage of overall markSubmission MethodCompulsory
1. Assignment 1
26 Mar 2021
5:00 PM
10
  • Online: Submit through Moodle
2. Assignment 2
12 Apr 2021
5:00 PM
10
  • Online: Submit through Moodle
3. Test 1
15 Apr 2021
4:00 PM
20
4. Assignment 3
10 May 2021
5:00 PM
10
  • Online: Submit through Moodle
5. Assignment 4
24 May 2021
5:00 PM
10
  • Online: Submit through Moodle
6. Lab report (Multiple sub lab reports)
30 Apr 2021
No set time
20
  • Online: Submit through Moodle
7. Test 2
3 Jun 2021
4:00 PM
20
Assessment Total:     100    
Failing to complete a compulsory assessment component of a paper will result in an IC grade
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Required and Recommended Readings

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Recommended Readings

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Modern Control Systems

Richard C. Dorf and Richard H. Bishop

Thirteenth edition

Modern Control Engineering

Katsuhiko Ogata

(4th or later edition)

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Other Resources

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Handouts for all lecture topics will be available on Moodle.
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Online Support

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A Moodle site will operate for this paper. Students are expected to use Moodle; for example announcements made there are expected to be read. No printed notes will be given out by the lecturer; all documentation will be placed on Moodle.

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Workload

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Contact Hours: Lectures: 24; Laboratories: 16;

Non-contact hours: Assignments: 45; Laboratory reports: 20; Preparation for tests: 45

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Prerequisite(s)

Prerequisite papers: ENGEN111 or ENEL111 and ENGEE233 or ENEL212

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Restriction(s)

Restricted papers: ENGME352

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