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Course Postgraduate
Semester Electives
Subject Code AVC613
Subject Title Control System Design


Basics of feedback control: History and motivation for feedback; terminologies, Frequency response, Stability concepts, Bandwidth, Transient response, Closed loop design specifications w.r.t tracking and disturbance rejection, Sensitivity to parameter variations.

Linear Control System Design Techniques: PD, PI and PID controllers, Lead and Lag compensators, Controller design with root locus technique, frequency response technique and state-space technique.

Introduction to Digital Controllers: Continuous versus digital control, Sampling theorem, ZOH, effect of sampling rate, Discretization of continuous transfer functions; Digital filters, digital controller design using transformation techniques.

Limitations of performance in SISO Feedback systems: Time domain design limitations‐ Integrators and overshoots, Open RHP poles and overshoots, Open RHP zeros and undershoots, Frequency domain design specifications, Algebraic design tradeoffs, Analytic design tradeoffs, The Bode gain‐phase relation, The Bode sensitivity integral, The Poisson sensitivity integral, The Middleton Complementary sensitivity integral, The Poisson complementary sensitivity integral, Sensor noise vs. plant disturbance tradeoffs, uncertainty and other factors which impose fundamental limits on feedback performance

Text Books

1.Nise, Norman S. Control Systems Engineering, John Wiley & Sons, 2007.

2.Ogata, Katsuhiko, and Yanjuan Yang. Modern control engineering. Vol. 4. Prentice-Hall, 2002.

3.Gopal, Madan. Digital Control & State Variable Method. Tata McGraw-Hill Education, 2012.

4.Aström, Karl Johan, and Richard M. Murray. Feedback systems: an introduction for scientists and engineers. Princeton university press, 2010.

5.J.S. Freudenberg with C.V.Hollot and D.P. Looze, A first graduate course in feedback control, ebook.

6.Karl Johan Åström, Björn Wittenmark, Computer‐controlled systems: theory and design, PrenticeHall, 1996.

7.Gene Franklin, Ellis‐Kagle Press, J. David Powell, Digital Control of Dynamic Systems, PearsonEducation, 2005