Control Systems 1

Subject 436-382 (2009)

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Credit Points: 12.50
Level: 3 (Undergraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2009:

Semester 1, - Taught on campus.
Pre-teaching Period Start not applicable
Teaching Period not applicable
Assessment Period End not applicable
Last date to Self-Enrol not applicable
Census Date not applicable
Last date to Withdraw without fail not applicable

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Time Commitment: Contact Hours: Thirty-six hours of lectures, 12 hours of tutorials and practical work
Total Time Commitment: Not available

436-204 Systems Modelling or 431-221 Fundamentals of Signals and ­Systems.

Corequisites: None
Recommended Background Knowledge: None
Non Allowed Subjects: None
Core Participation Requirements:

For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.

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Dr Chris Manzie
Subject Overview:

Upon completion students should be familiar with the concepts and terminology of classical linear control design including lead, lag and lag-lead controllers and PID control; know how to draw and analyse Nyquist plots and the root locus; be familiar with the basics of digital controlling including quantisation, ADC, DAC, Z-transforms and design by emulation; understand the principles of filtering and amplification; including filter design, signal conditioning, sensor characteristics and non-linear effects; be able to perform and analyse Fast Fourier Transforms and Discrete Fourier Transforms; and understand how to program PLCs.

Objectives: -

One 3-hour end-of-semester examination (70%); two assignments each up to 15 pages (20%) and one laboratory report of up to 15 pages (10%), to be submitted throughout the semester.

Prescribed Texts: None
Recommended Texts:

Information Not Available

Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Generic Skills:

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