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EE3600 - Automatic Control 2

Credit points: 3
Year: 2014
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: School of Engineering (pre 2015)

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.
Prerequisites: EG1012 AND MA2000


Townsville, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 28-Aug-2014
Coord/Lect: Dr Kenny Leong.
Workload expectations:
  • 65 hours - Lectures, tutorials, demonstrations, practicals, site visits and/or seminars. Refer to Subject Outline for details.
Assessment: end of semester exam (50% - 70%); on-course assessment, some of which may be invigilated (30% - 50%).

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.