Week 1: Mathematical Modelling of Systems
Week 2: Laplace Transforms, transfer functions, block diagram representation.
Week 3: Block diagram reduction, Time response characteristics.
Week 4: Introduction to stability, Routh Hurwitz stability criterion.
Week 5: Root locus plots, stability margins.
Week 6: Frequency response analysis: Nyquist stability criterion, Bode plots and stability margins in frequency domain.
Week 7: Basics of control design, the proportional, derivative and integral actions.
Week 8: Design using Root Locus
Week 9: Design using Bode plots
Week 10: Effects of zeros, minimum and non-minimum phase systems.
Week 11: State space analysis
Week 12: Design using State space
Thanks to the support from MathWorks, enrolled students have access to MATLAB for the duration of the course.