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

 

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

·        Hyperterminal

 

 

All Lectures in One File (click here): 

 


 

Date

Topic

Video

Homework

M

Aug 24

Holiday!

 

W

Aug 26

Syllabus

 

F

Aug 28

LaPlace Transforms

 

M

Aug 31

Block Diagrams & VisSim

Video

W

Sep 2

1st and 2nd Order Approximations

Video

F

Sep 4

State-Space and Canonical Forms

M

Sep 7

Holiday!

 

W

Sep 9

SciLab and MATLAB

Transfer Functions for Electrical Circuits

Heat Equation

Video

F

Sep 11

Transfer Functions for Mass Spring Systems: Wave Equation

Video

M

Sep 14

Rotational Systems & Gears

 

W

Sep  16

Review

 

F

Sep 18

Test #1

M

Sep 21

Error Constants

W

Sep 23

Routh Criteria

 

F

Sep 25

Feedback and Root Locus

Video

M

Sep 28

Sketching a Root Locus Plot

Video

W

Sep 30

Gain Compensation

Video

F

Oct 2

Lead Compensation

Video

M

Oct 5

PID Compensation

W

Oct 7

Meeting Design Specs

F

Oct 9

Systems with Delays

M

Oct 12

Lightly Damped Systems

W

Oct 14

Review

 

F

Oct 16

Test #2

 

M

Oct 19

Unstable Poles and Multi-Loop Feedback

 

W

Oct 21

z-transform

 

F

Oct 23

Converting G(s) to G(z)

 

M

Oct 26

Root Locus in the z-Domain

 

W

Oct 28

Discrete-Time Compensator Design

 

F

Oct 30

PID Compensation in the z-domain

 

M

Nov 2

Bode Plots

 

W

Nov 4

Nichols Charts

Nichols Chart

F

Nov 6

Phase Margin and Gain Compensation

 

M

Nov 9

Lead Compensation

 

W

Nov 11

Holiday!

 

F

Nov 13

Meeting Design Specs in the Frequency Domain

 

M

Nov 16

Lag Compensation

 

W

Nov 18

Review

 

F

Nov 20

Test #3

 

M

Nov 23

Intro to Ladder Logic

W

Nov 25

Code Composer:  List of Programming Blocks

Ladder Logic:  Simple I/O

Ladder Logic:  Counters

F

Nov 27

Holiday!

 

M

Nov 30

PLCs and State Transistion Logic

 

W

Dec 2

Counters & Timers

Functional Blocks:  Counters

Functional Blocks:  Stoplight

F

Dec 4

Analog Inputs & Comparitors

 

M

Dec 7

Level Control

W

Dec 9

F

Dec 11

Review

M

Final Exam

 

 

 

 

Stuff we didn’t get to….

LaGrangian Dynamics

Gantry System

Unstable Systems

Nyquist & Inverse Nyquist Diagrams