Control Systems Design

Control system design using Bodeplots, Nichols chart, root locus. Design by pole placement, Ackermann's formula, state-variable feedback. Cascade compensation, minor-loop feedback. Controller and estimator design, regulator systems, systems with a reference input. Introduction to digital control: hybrid analog-digital control systems, sampled-data systems, digital extensions of Bodeplots and root locus, Ragazzini's method. Extensive use of MATLAB.

3 credits. Prerequisite: ECE 320

Course Code: ECE 321

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