ECE 461: Controls Systems

Modeling and Control of Dynamic Systems

Spring 2015

 

Revisions:

·         Update for Fall:  8/17/14

 

Bison Academy

ECE 461:  Problems and Solutions

 

Instructor: Jake Glower    Office Hours:  Tu/Th 10-11AM

 

Text

VisSim

SciLab

Reference Material

Any book with the title ‘Controls Systems’ and contains root locus plots

·         www.half.com

·         www.amazon.com

·         www.directtextbook.com

Some suggestions:  (don’t worry about the edition – get the least expensive one)

·         Controls Systems:  Norman Nise ($18 used)

·         Schaum’s Outline on Controls ($14)

 

Block-diagram tool for simulating linear and nonlinear systems.  Similar to SimuLink

http://www.vissim.com/products/vissim.html

 

Matrix-based language for designing and analyzing feedback control systems.  Similar to MATLAB

·         Home Page (for downloading the latest version) (http://www.scilab.org/)

·         SciLab 5.1.1 Toolbox (link here for zip file)

·         SciLab 5.3.3 Toolbox (link here for zip file)

 

·         2nd Order Damping Curves

·         Nichols Chart

·         Nyquist Diagram

·         Inverse Nyquist Diagram

 

All Lectures in One File (click here): 

 


 

Date

Topic

Video

Homework

M

Jan 12

Holiday!

 

Hyperterminal

Zip file top download and run from your download directory

W

Jan 14

Syllabus

 

F

Jan 16

LaPlace Transforms

 

M

Jan 19

Holiday!

 

HW #1

Solution #1

W

Jan 21

Block Diagrams & VisSim

Video

F

Jan 23

1st and 2nd Order Approximations

Video

M

Jan 26

State-Space and Canonical Forms

 

HW #2

Solution #2

W

Jan 28

SciLab and MATLAB

Video

F

Jan 30

Transfer Functions for Electrical Circuits

Heat Equation

 

M

Feb 2

Transfer Functions for Mass Spring Systems: Wave Equation

 

HW #3

Solution #3

W

Feb 4

Rotational Systems & Gears

 

F

Feb 6

Lab Day (9AM, 10AM, Noon, 2PM)

Video

M

Feb 9

Review

Test #1

Solution to Test #1

W

Feb 11

Career Fair (no class)

 

F

Feb 13

Test #1

 

M

Feb 16

Holiday!

 

HW #4

Solution #4

W

Feb 18

Error Constants

 

F

Feb 20

Routh Criteria

M

Feb 23

Feedback and Root Locus

Video

HW #5

Solution #5

W

Feb 25

Sketching a Root Locus Plot

Video

F

Feb 27

Gain Compensation

Video

M

Mar 2

Lead Compensation

Video

HW #6

(Skip problem 7-9: Delays)

Meet Friday in Lab

(Can do lab Thurs or Friday)

W

Mar 4

PID Compensation &

Meeting Design Specs

 

F

Mar 6

Systems with Delays

 

M

Mar 9

Multi-Loop Feedback

 

W

Mar 11

Review

 

F

Mar 13

Test #2

 

M

Mar 16

Holiday!

 

W

Mar 18

Holiday!

 

F

Mar 20

Holiday!

 

M

Mar 23

Gantry System

 

W

Mar 25

Lightly Damped Systems

 

F

Mar 27

Unstable Systems

 

M

Mar 30

z-transform

 

W

Apr 1

Converting G(s) to G(z)

 

F

Apr 3

Holiday!

 

M

Apr 6

Holiday!

 

W

Apr 8

Root Locus in the z-Domain

 

F

Apr 10

Discrete-Time Compensator Design (take 2)

PID Compensation in the z-domain

 

M

Apr 13

Speed Control of a DC Motor

W

Apr 15

Review

 

F

Apr 17

Test #3

 

M

Apr 20

Bode Plots

 

 

W

Apr 22

Nichols Charts

Nyquist & Inverse Nyquist Diagrams

 

F

Apr 24

Phase Margin and Gain Compensation

 

M

Apr 27

Lead Compensation / Lag Compensation

 

W

Apr 29

Meeting Design Specs in the Frequency Domain

 

F

May 1

Ladder Logic 1

 

M

May 4

Ladder Logic 2

 

May 6

Ladder Logic 3

 

May 8

 

 

Final Exam

May 11

10:30 AM

 

 

Final Exam Topics

A  -  B  -  C  -  D  -  E

 

 

Stuff we didn’t get to….

LaGrangian Dynamics