Unit code: HET489
|Credit points||12.5 Credit Points|
|Contact hours||71 hours|
Aims and objectivesAfter successfully completing this unit, you should be able to:
1. Design controllers to satisfy different specifications. (K1, K2, K3, S1, S2, S3)
2. Formulate state space equations and using them to analyse and design controllers. (K1, K2, K3, S1, S2, S3)
3. Understand the concept of discrete time control systems, and perform analysis, controller design and evaluation in the discrete time domain. (K1, K2, K3, S1, S2, S3)
4. Use MATLAB to design control system via root locus, frequency response and state space methods. (K1, K2, K3, S1, S2, S3)
This Unit of Study will contribute to you attaining the following Swinburne Engineering Competencies:
K1 Basic Science: Proficiently applies concepts, theories and techniques of the relevant natural and physical sciences.
K2 Maths and IT as Tools: Proficiently uses relevant mathematics and computer and information science concepts as tools.
K3 Discipline Specific: Proficiently applies advanced technical knowledge of the specific discipline within that context.
S1 Engineering Methods: Applies engineering methods in practical applications.
S2 Problem Solving: Systematically uses engineering methods in solving complex problems.
S3 Design: Systematically uses engineering methods in design.
A2 Communication: Demonstrates effective communication to professional and wider audiences.
A7 Teamwork: Demonstrates effective team membership and team leadership.
Individual or Group Assessment
20% - 25%
10% - 15%
- Design continuous controllers using root locus techniques
- Design continuous controllers using frequency response techniques
- Control system analysis in state space
- Control system design in state space
- Introduction to the discrete control systems
- Transient and steady state analysis of discrete control system
- Design of discrete controllers using root locus techniques
- Design of discrete controllers using frequency response techniques
- Discrete control system analysis and design in state space
Reading materialsDorf, R. C. & Bishop, R. H. (2010). Modern Control Systems (12th edn). Addison-Wesley.
Ogata, K. (2009). Modern Control Engineering (5th edn) Prentice Hall.
Ogata, K. (1995). Discrete-Time Control Systems, 2nd edn, Prentice Hall.