ECE Course Outline

ECE4550

Control System Design (3-3-4)

Prerequisites
ECE 2031/20X2 [min C] and ECE 3085/3550
Corequisites
None
Catalog Description
Design of control algorithms using state-space methods, microcontroller implementation of control algorithms in C, and laboratory projects emphasizing motion control applications.
Textbook(s)
Franklin, Powell & Emami-Naeini, Feedback Control of Dynamic Systems (7th edition), Prentice Hall, 2015. ISBN 0133496597, ISBN 9780133496598 (required)

Topical Outline
1.	State-Space Methods for Analysis and Design
   a.	Objectives and Specifications in Control Applications
   b.	System Models, Responses, and Stability
   c.	State Feedback, Controllability, Actuator Selection
   d.	State Estimation, Observability, Sensor Selection
   e.	Integral Control, Command Following, Disturbance Rejection
   f.	Controller Discretization, Indirect Design
   g.	Plant Discretization, Direct Design
   h.	Computer Simulation Techniques
   i.	Parameter Identification Methods

2.	Microcontrollers and Motion Control Systems
   a.	C Programming
   b.	Interrupt-Based Program Flow
   c.	Timers and Interrupts
   d.	General Purpose Inputs and Outputs
   e.	Analog-to-Digital Converters
   f.	Pulse-Width Modulators
   g.	Quadrature Encoders
   h.	DC Motors, AC Motors, Drive Circuits
   i.	Electromechanical Motion Apparatus