ECE 461: Controls Systems

Modeling and Control of Dynamic Systems

Fall 2014

 

Revisions:

·         Update for Fall:  8/17/14

 

Bison Academy

ECE 461:  Problems and Solutions

 

Note:  Section #3 Has Been Added: 

Section 3:  MWF 9AM, CIE 101

Section ½:  MWF 10AM, ECE 123

You’re welcome to attend either the 9AM or 10AM section

If you’re on the wait list, please sign up for the 9AM section.  Lots of room there

 

 

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

Labs

M

Aug 25

Holiday!

 

HW #1

W

Aug 27

Syllabus

 

F

Aug 29

LaPlace Transforms

 

M

Sep 1

Holiday!

 

 

W

Sep 3

Block Diagrams & VisSim

Video

F

Sep 5

1st and 2nd Order Approximations

Video

M

Sep 8

State-Space and Canonical Forms

 

 

 

W

Sep 10

SciLab and MATLAB

Video

F

Sep 12

Transfer Functions for Electrical Circuits

Heat Equation

 

M

Sep 15

Transfer Functions for Mass Spring Systems: Wave Equation

 

 

Motor Dynamics

zip

W

Sep 17

Rotational Systems & Gears

 

F

Sep 19

Motor Dynamics

 

M

Sep 22

LaGrangian Dynamics

Video

 

 

W

Sep 24

Review

 

F

Sep 26

Test #1

 

M

Sep 29

Error Constants

 

 

 

W

Oct 1

Routh Criteria

 

F

Oct 3

Feedback and Root Locus

Video

M

Oct 6

Sketching a Root Locus Plot

Video

 

 

W

Oct 8

Gain Compensation

Video

F

Oct 10

Lead Compensation

Video

M

Oct 13

PID Compensation &

Meeting Design Specs

 

 

Speed Control

Pdf  -  zip

W

 Oct 15

Systems with Delays

 

F

Oct 17

Multi-Loop Feedback

 

M

Oct 20

Gantry System

 

 

 

W

Oct 22

Lightly Damped Systems

 

F

Oct 24

Unstable Systems

 

M

Oct 27

Review

 

 

 

W

Oct 29

Test #2

 

F

Oct 31

z-transform

 

M

Nov 3

Root Locus in the z-Domain

 

 

W

Nov 5

PID Compensation in the z-domain

 

F

Nov 7

Bode Plots

 

M

Nov 10

Nichols Charts

 

 

 

W

Nov 12

Nyquist & Inverse Nyquist Diagrams

 

F

Nov 14

Phase Margin and Gain Compensation

 

M

Nov 17

Lead Compensation

 

 

W

Nov 19

Meeting Design Specs in the Frequency Domain

 

F

Nov 21

Review

 

M

Nov 24

Test #3

3

 

Digital Control

Hex files:  k007.zip

W

Nov 26

Ladder Logic

 

F

Nov 28

Holiday!

 

M

Dec 1

Ladder Logic

 

 

Nichols Chart

Nyquist Diagram

Inverse Nyquist Diagram

W

Dec 3

Ladder Logic

 

F

Dec 5

Ladder Logic

 

M

Dec 8

Ladder Logic

 

 

W

Dec 10

Ladder Logic

 

F

Dec 12

Review for Final

 

M

Dec 15

 

 

Final Exam:  Spring 2013

Final Exam:  Fall 2013

Final Exam Topics

A  -  B  -  C  -  D  -  E

 

 

 

 

Final Exam