Fall 1999

Coordinator | Graduate Assistant |
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Dr. Kambiz Farhang | Alan Pilch |

Engineering E 0019 | Engineering B 0055 |

MWF 2:00 - 3:00pm | T 2:00 - 4:00pm R 2:00 - 3:00pm |

(618) 453-7002 | (618) 453-2022 |

farhang@siu.edu | vaprtrl@siu.edu |

- Overview of control systems; linearization; types of control systems
- Mechanical, Electrical, Thermal, and Fluid systems
- Block diagram and transfer function concept
- stability
- Laplace and inverse Laplace transformations
- Transfer functions; mechanical/electromechanical systems
- Stability; Routh-Hurwitz criterion
- Stability of first-, second-, and higher-order systems
- Steady-state equations and steady-state error
- The Root Locus; the angle and magnitude criteria
- Root Locus sketching
- The frequency response; Nyquist diagrams
- Nyquist stability criterion
- The frequency response; Bode plots
- System compensation; passive and active series, parallel, and inner-loop compensation
- Introduction to modern control theory

Project | 20% |

Quizzes | 20%, 6 total, drop the lowest |

Homework | 20% |

Midterm Exam | 15% |

Final Exam | 25% |

Franklin, G. F., Powell, J. D., and Emami-Naeini, A.,

Warwick, K.,

Hale, F. J.,