EE 4310 - Systems and Control - Fall 1999

INSTRUCTOR: L. R. Hunt

OFFICE: EC 2.528

OFFICE HOURS: 4:30 pm - 5:30 and 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm TR, or by appointment

PHONE: (972) 883-2191

EMAIL: hunt@utdallas.edu

COURSE OBJECTIVE: To introduce important concepts for control systems design

PREREQUISITE: EE 3302 Signals and Systems

TEXT: Gene Franklin, J.David Powell, and Abbas Emani-Naeini, "Feedback Control of Dynamic Systems", Third Edition, Addison Wesley, 1994

COURSE OUTLINE:
(subject to variations as needed)
  • Chapter 1: An overview and Brief History of Feedback Control
  • Chapter 2: Dynamic Models
  • Chapter 3: Dynamic Response
  • Chapter 4: Basis Properties of Feedback
  • Chapter 5: The Root-locus Design Method
  • Chapter 6: The Frequency-response Design Method
  • Chapter 7: State-space Design
  • Chapter 8: Digital Control (if time)
  • Chapter 9: Control Systems Design: Principles and case Studies (if time)
GRADING:
  • First hour exam - Thursday, September 30  - 25% of grade
  • Second hour exam on Thursday, November 11 - 25% of grade
  • Final exam at 2:00 pm on Tuesday, December 7 - 40% of grade
  • Homework - 10% of grade - there will be no late homework; the three lowest homework grades will be dropped.

REMARK: Missed examinations can only be made up in the case of extenuating circumstances (proof will be required ) such as a medical emergency, pressing work travel that cannot be rescheduled, etc

REMARK: Students are reminded to look at the class schedule and catalog for information on withdrawals, incompletes, and dishonesty.

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