ENGN3223 - Control Systems

ENGN3223 - Control Systems

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Engineers Australia Stage 1 Competency Summary

1. Knowledge and Skill base

1.1 Comprehensive, theory based understanding of the underpinning natural and physical sciences and the engineering fundamentals applicable to the engineering discipline. tick
1.2 Conceptual understanding of the mathematics, numerical analysis, statistics, and computer and information sciences which underpin the engineering discipline. tick
1.3 In-depth understanding of specialist bodies of knowledge within the engineering discipline. tick
1.4 Discernment of knowledge development and research directions within the engineering discipline.
1.5 Knowledge of engineering design practice and contextual factors impacting the engineering discipline. tick
1.6 Understanding of the scope, principles, norms, accountabilities and bounds of sustainable engineering practice in the specific discipline.

2. Engineering Application Ability

2.1 Application of established engineering methods to complex engineering problem solving. tick
2.2 Fluent application of engineering techniques, tools and resources. tick
2.3 Application of systematic engineering synthesis and design processes. tick
2.4 Application of systematic approaches to the conduct and management of engineering projects.

3. Professional and Personal Attributes

3.1 Ethical conduct and professional accountability.
3.2 Effective oral and written communication in professional and lay domains.
3.3 Creative, innovative and pro-active demeanour.
3.4 Professional use and management of information.
3.5 Orderly management of self, and professional conduct.
3.6 Effective team membership and team leadership.

Learning Outcomes to EA Stage 1 Competency Mapping

1. Knowledge and Skill base 2. Engineering Application Ability 3. Professional and Personal Attributes

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1Understand the properties of feedback and feed-forward control architecture and specify control architecture for a real world problem. tick tick tick tick
2Understand and compute sensitivity and complimentary sensitivity for a feedback system. tick tick tick
3Compute gain and phase margins, and understand implications for control, calculate the Nyquist conditions for a linear system and understand its implications in terms of robust stability margins, compute band-pass for a linear system and understand its significance in control design. tick tick tick tick tick tick
4Design Lead-Lag compensators based on frequency data for an open-loop linear system. tick tick tick tick tick
5Understand the state-space paradigm and models, and how to design state feedback controllers to achieve pole-placement. tick tick tick tick tick tick
6Understand the basic structure of a sampled-data system, including a comprehension of issues such as Nyquist sampling theorem and aliasing as well as structure of Z-transform transfer functions and issues associated with inter-sample ripple, compute discrete-time equivalents of continuous-time plants using zero-order hold, trapezoid integration and pole matching techniques. tick tick tick
7Understand the importance of performance, robustness and stability in control design. tick tick
8Have a strong intuitive understanding of the link between the ODE representation, the s-domain representation and physical characteristics of the time response of an LTI SISO system. tick tick
9Identify simple systems and dominant response characteristics from time domain step-response data. tick tick tick tick
10Work confidently with block diagram representations of control systems. tick tick tick tick
11Design PID controllers based on empirical tuning rules. tick tick tick tick
12Understand system type and steady state tracking error analysis. tick tick tick
13Compute stability of linear systems using the Routh array test and use this to generate control design constraints. tick tick tick tick tick tick
14Sketch Evan's root locus diagrams by hand. Use Evan's root locus techniques is control design for real world systems. tick tick tick tick tick

Assessment Tasks

1

Quizzes

2

Hardware Labs

3

Computer Labs

4

Final Exam

Learning Outcomes to Assessment Task Mapping

Assessment Tasks

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3

4

1Understand the properties of feedback and feed-forward control architecture and specify control architecture for a real world problem. tick tick
2Understand and compute sensitivity and complimentary sensitivity for a feedback system. tick tick
3Compute gain and phase margins, and understand implications for control, calculate the Nyquist conditions for a linear system and understand its implications in terms of robust stability margins, compute band-pass for a linear system and understand its significance in control design. tick tick tick tick
4Design Lead-Lag compensators based on frequency data for an open-loop linear system. tick tick
5Understand the state-space paradigm and models, and how to design state feedback controllers to achieve pole-placement. tick tick
6Understand the basic structure of a sampled-data system, including a comprehension of issues such as Nyquist sampling theorem and aliasing as well as structure of Z-transform transfer functions and issues associated with inter-sample ripple, compute discrete-time equivalents of continuous-time plants using zero-order hold, trapezoid integration and pole matching techniques. tick tick tick
7Understand the importance of performance, robustness and stability in control design. tick tick
8Have a strong intuitive understanding of the link between the ODE representation, the s-domain representation and physical characteristics of the time response of an LTI SISO system. tick tick
9Identify simple systems and dominant response characteristics from time domain step-response data. tick tick tick
10Work confidently with block diagram representations of control systems. tick tick tick
11Design PID controllers based on empirical tuning rules. tick tick
12Understand system type and steady state tracking error analysis. tick tick
13Compute stability of linear systems using the Routh array test and use this to generate control design constraints. tick tick
14Sketch Evan's root locus diagrams by hand. Use Evan's root locus techniques is control design for real world systems. tick tick tick tick

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