BISON ACADEMY

Courses taught in the

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

North Dakota State University

 

ECE 461/661: Controls Systems

Syllabus - Fall 2019

 

Syllabus - HW & Solutions - Resources - Comments


Instructor: Jacob Glower
Contact Info: jacob_glower@yahoo.com (where to email your homework solutions)
Class Times: MWF 1pm, AgHill 326


 

Date

Lecture

Videos and Code

Handouts

Homework

M

Aug 26

Holiday!

Download Matlab (link here)

Download SciLab (link here)

HW 1

Solution #1

W

Aug 28

Syllabus

Intro to Ladder Logic

Intro to PLCs

F

Aug 30

Class Cancelled

 

M

Sept 2

Holiday

 

HW 2

Solution #2

W

Sept 4

Code Composer Workbench

PLCs and State Transition Logic

Logic with PLCs

State Transition Logic

F

Sept 6

Timer Blocks

Counter Blocks

Timers

Counters

M

Sept 9

For-Next Loops, If-Then Statements

Analog Inputs & Comparitors

 

HW #3

W

Sept 11

Structured Text (ST) Programs

ST: Intro

ST: Counters

ST: Timers

F

Sept 13

LaPlace Transforms

Video

M

Sept 16

1st and 2nd Order Approximations

 

2nd Order Approx (pdf)

Sample Step Responses

HW #4

Solution #4

W

Sept 18

Block Diagrams & SimuLink/VisSim

Video

 

Block Diagrams

F

Sept 20

SciLab and MATLAB

State-Space and Canonical Forms

 

M

Sept 23

Transfer Functions for Electrical Circuits

Heat Equation

Heat.m

Heat Equation Simulation

 

RLC Circuits

HW #5

Solution #5

W

Sept 25

Career Fair (no class)

 

F

Sept 27

Transfer Functions for Mass Spring Systems: Wave Equation

Wave.m

Wave Equation Simulation

M

Sept 30

Rotational Systems & Gears

Motor Step Response (txt)

W

Oct 2

Review

 

 

F

Oct 4

Test #1

 

 

M

Oct 7

Error Constants

 

HW #6

Solution #6

W

Oct 9

Routh Criteria

 

F

Oct 11

Sketching a Root Locus Plot

Video

Root Locus with Real Poles

M

Oct 14

Root Locus with Repeated & Complex Poles & Zeros

Video

Root Locus with Complex Poles

HW #7

W

Oct 16

Gain Compensation

Video

F

Oct 18

Lead Compensation

Video

M

Oct 21

PID Compensation

Heat.m

Heat Equation Simulation

W

Oct 23

Meeting Design Specs

 

 

F

Oct 25

Systems with Delays

 

 

M

Oct 28

Unstable Poles and Multi-Loop Feedback

 

W

Oct 30

Review

 

F

Nov 1

Test #2

 

 

M

Nov 4

z-transform

 

z-plane (pdf)

W

Nov 6

Converting G(s) to G(z)

 

 

F

Nov 8

Root Locus in the z-Domain

 

 

M

Nov 11

Holiday!

 

W

Nov 13

PID Compensation in the z-domain

 

 

F

Nov 15

Meeting Design Specs in the z-plane

 

 

M

Nov 18

Bode Plots

 

Bode Plot Handout

W

Nov 20

Nichols Charts and Gain Compensation

 

Nichols Chart

F

Nov 22

Gain and Lead Compensation with Bode Plots

 

Nyquist Diagram

M

Nov 25

Meeting Design Specifications

DCMotor.C

DCMotor.hex

W

Nov 27

Holiday!

 

 

F

Nov 29

Holiday!

 

 

M

Dec 2

Meeting Design Specifications

 

W

Dec 4

Review

 

F

Dec 6

Test #3

 

M

Dec 9

DC Motor Modeling

 

 

 

W

Dec 11

DC Motor Control

 

 

F

Dec 13

Review

 

 

Final Exam