Credits: 3


Prerequisite: ENEE322; and (ENEE290, MATH240, or MATH461); and completion of all lower-division technical courses in the EE curriculum.
Restriction: Must be in one of the following programs (Engineering: Computer; Engineering: Electrical).
Mathematical models for control system components. Transform and time domain methods for linear control systems. Introductory stability theory. Root locus, bode diagrams and Nyquist plots. Design specifications in the time and frequency domains. Compensation design in the time and frequency domain. Introduction to sampled data systems.ENEE majors (09090) only.

Semesters Offered

Fall 2017, Fall 2018, Fall 2019, Fall 2020, Fall 2021, Fall 2022, Fall 2023, Fall 2024

Learning Objectives

  • Introduce students to the (often hidden from the general public) realm of control systems, which rule much of today’s world
  • Prepare them for a possible career as a control engineer, as well as for possible further studies at the graduate level

Topics Covered

  • System modeling
  • Dynamic behavior
  • Linear systems
  • State feedback
  • Output feedback
  • Frequency domain analysis techniques
  • PID control
  • Frequency domain design