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EE3600 - Automatic Control 1

Credit points: 3
Year: 2021
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: College of Science and Engineering

System Modelling: Linear, non-linear, time invariant, regulator and servomechanisms. Modelling system dynamics by transfer functions, block diagrams, root locus, Bode and Nyquist plots.System Response: Transient response of second order systems. Steady state response, steady state errors, frequency response.Stability: simple stability tests, Routh Hurwitz, root locus, Bode and Nyquist.Controller Design: Performance specification, PID, lead and lag compensators.

Learning Outcomes

  • demonstrate a competence in assessing and improving the dynamic performance of continuous time systems using classical control systems analysis and design techniques.

Subject Assessment

  • Written > Examination (centrally administered) - (60%) - Individual
  • On-Course assessment, some of which may be invigilated - (40%) - Individual.
Prerequisites: EG1012 AND MA2000 OR ADMITTANCE INTO MASTER OF ENGINEERING (PROF)

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 26-Aug-2021
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 39 hours lectures (didactic or interactive)
  • 13 hours tutorials
  • 12 hours workshops
  • assessment and self-directed study

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 26-Aug-2021
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 39 hours lectures (didactic or interactive)
  • 13 hours tutorials
  • 12 hours workshops
  • assessment and self-directed study

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.