ECE 461: Controls Systems

Modeling and Control of Dynamic Systems

Fall 2015

 

Revisions:

·         Update for Fall:  8/17/14

 

Bison Academy

ECE 461:  Problems and Solutions

Download and Reference Material

 

 

Instructor:        Jake Glower 

Office              ECE 201A

Phone:             701_231_8068

Email:              Jacob_glower@yahoo.com

Office Hours   t.b.d.

Class Time      t.b.d.

TA:                 t.b.d.


 

Date

Topic

Video

Homework

M

Aug 24

Holiday!

 

HW #1

W

Aug 26

Syllabus  &  Intro to Ladder Logic

 

F

Aug 28

Code Composer Workbench

 

M

Aug 31

PLCs and State Transition Logic

Ladder Logic:  Simple I/O

Ladder Logic:  Counters

HW #2

W

Sep 2

Timer Blocks

F

Sep 4

Counter Blocks

Functional Blocks:  Counters

Functional Blocks:  Stoplight

M

Sep 7

Holiday!

 

HW #3

W

Sep 9

Analog Inputs & Comparitors

F

Sep 11

Lab Day

M

Sep 14

PLC Examples

 

W

Sep  16

Review

 

F

Sep 18

Test #1 – PLC’s

M

Sep 21

LaPlace Transforms

W

Sep 23

Block Diagrams & VisSim

Video

F

Sep 25

1st and 2nd Order Approximations

Video

M

Sep 28

State-Space and Canonical Forms

W

Sep 30

SciLab and MATLAB

Transfer Functions for Electrical Circuits

Heat Equation

Video

F

Oct 2

Transfer Functions for Mass Spring Systems: Wave Equation

Video

M

Oct 5

Rotational Systems & Gears

W

Oct 7

Error Constants

F

Oct 9

Routh Criteria

M

Oct 12

Feedback and Root Locus

Video

W

Oct 14

Sketching a Root Locus Plot

Video

F

Oct 16

Gain Compensation

Video

M

Oct 19

W

Oct 21

Review

F

Oct 23

Test #2

M

Oct 26

Lead Compensation

Video

W

Oct 28

PID Compensation

 

F

Oct 30

Meeting Design Specs

 

M

Nov 2

Systems with Delays

 

W

Nov 4

Lightly Damped Systems

F

Nov 6

Unstable Poles and Multi-Loop Feedback

 

M

Nov 9

z-transform

 

W

Nov 11

Holiday!

 

F

Nov 13

Converting G(s) to G(z)

 

M

Nov 16

Root Locus in the z-Domain

 

W

Nov 18

Discrete-Time Compensator Design

 

F

Nov 20

PID Compensation in the z-domain

 

M

Nov 23

Review

W

Nov 25

Test #3

F

Nov 27

 

M

Nov 30

Bode Plots

W

Dec 2

Nichols Charts

Nichols Chart

F

Dec 4

Phase Margin and Gain Compensation

 

M

Dec 7

Lead Compensation

W

Dec 9

Meeting Design Specs in the Frequency Domain

Lag Compensation

F

Dec 11

Review

M

Final Exam

 

 

 

 

Stuff we didn’t get to….

LaGrangian Dynamics

Gantry System

Unstable Systems

Nyquist & Inverse Nyquist Diagrams