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EE4600 - Automatic Control 3

Credit points: 3
Year: 2012
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: School of Engineering

Sample Data Systems: Classical analysis and design of sample data systems, Z-transform system modelling and the effects of samplingModern Controller Design: State models of systems, controllability, observability, state feedback controller designProgrammable Logic Controllers: Design project applying PLCs in modern manufacturing systems.

Learning Outcomes

  • demonstrate a competence in assessing and improving the dynamic performance of sample data systems using classical and modern control system analysis and design techniques;
  • design a control system applying PLCs in typical industrial manufacturing systems.
Prerequisites: EE3600


Townsville, Study Period 2, Internal
Census Date 23-Aug-2012
Coord/Lect: Dr Peter Grabau.
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.