Module Catalogues

Digital Control and Automatic Control

Module Title Digital Control and Automatic Control
Module Level Level 3
Module Credits 2.50

Aims and Fit of Module

  - To introduce the students to the fundamentals of applied digital control
- To familiarize the students with the use of simulation tools like matlab and simulink
- To familiarize the students with digital control design techniques through realistic control examples and application: satellite attitude control; Magnetic suspension system; validation of results through extensive linear and non-linear simulation.
- To equip students the knowledge of analysis and design of automatic control systems

Learning outcomes

A. Combine system model and feedback control law in continuous and digital structure.  
B. Design computer controlled system with control theory.
C. Design and implement digital feedback control system for the given system.
D. Integrate the digital controller and estimator to get digital state feedback structure.
E. Design the computer aided design and check the satisfactory behavior and stability.

Method of teaching and learning

This module will be delivered through a combination of formal lectures and problem classes.