Fundamentals of Control
Dublin City University
Area of Study
Taught In English
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Recommended U.S. Semester Credits2
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units3
Hours & Credits
This module provides the student with an introduction to basic principles of linear control systems in order to understand the purpose of feedback control, to understand the concept of stability and the methods used to determine stability level in closed loop systems.
1. Model simple linear control systems.
2. Differentiate between open and closed loop control.
3. Explain the benefits and drawbacks associated with feedback.
4. Determine whether a system is stable, marginally stable or unstable.
5. Predict the response of second order systems based on the location of the roots of the characteristic equation on the s-plane.
6. Construct and interpret root locus diagrams for control systems.
7. Construct and interpret Nyquist and Bode plots for control systems.
8. Determine the gain and phase margins of simple control systems.