Module Catalogue 2014/15

EEE8013 : Linear Controller Design and State Space Analysis

  • Offered for Year: 2014/15
  • Module Leader(s): Dr Shady Gadoue
  • Owning School: Electrical & Electronic Engineering
Semesters
Semester 1 Credit Value: 15
ECTS Credits: 8.0
Pre Requisites
Pre Requisite Comment

Undergraduate degree level knowledge of Control systems.

Co Requisites
Co Requisite Comment

N/A

Aims

To develop the student's understanding of system analysis and controller design using state space techniques.

To introduce linear control system design using computer aided design techniques.

Outline Of Syllabus

Basic concepts of state space analysis, solution of state space systems including the state transition matrix, state space geometry, state feedback (pole placement and LQR), estimators, tracking.

Learning Outcomes

Intended Knowledge Outcomes

1. State space analysis of linear and nonlinear systems
2. Solution of linear state space systems
3. Behaviour of state trajectories in the stat space
4. Use of pole placement and LQR control
5. Estimator design
6. Use of tracking methods.

Intended Skill Outcomes

Familiarity with analysis/design techniques using state space methods.

Graduate Skills Framework

Graduate Skills Framework Applicable: Yes
  • Cognitive/Intellectual Skills
    • Critical Thinking : Present
    • Data Synthesis : Assessed
    • Numeracy : Assessed
    • Information Literacy
      • Source Materials : Assessed
      • Use Of Computer Applications : Assessed
  • Self Management
    • Personal Enterprise
      • Innovation And Creativity : Assessed
      • Initiative : Assessed
      • Problem Solving : Assessed
    • Budgeting : Assessed
  • Application
    • Commercial Acumen
      • Market Awareness : Present
      • Financial Awareness : Present

Teaching Methods

Teaching Activities
Category Activity Number Length Student Hours Comment
Guided Independent StudyAssessment preparation and completion22:004:00Final exam x 2
Scheduled Learning And Teaching ActivitiesLecture122:0024:00N/A
Guided Independent StudyAssessment preparation and completion360:3018:00Revision for final exam
Scheduled Learning And Teaching ActivitiesPractical241:0024:00N/A
Guided Independent StudySkills practice123:0036:00Matlab and Simulink
Guided Independent StudyIndependent study144:0044:00Reviewing lecture notes; general reading
Total150:00
Jointly Taught With
Code Title
EEE3001Linear Controller Design and State Space Analysis
Teaching Rationale And Relationship

Outcomes are achieved by a mixture of conventional lectures, PBL material and teaching via computer sessions.

Reading Lists

Assessment Methods

The format of resits will be determined by the Board of Examiners

Exams
Description Length Semester When Set Percentage Comment
Written Examination1201A50N/A
PC Examination1201A50Open Book
Exam Pairings
Module Code Module Title Semester Comment
EEE3001Linear Controller Design and State Space Analysis1N/A
Assessment Rationale And Relationship

Lectured material is assessed by written examination which will assess the students' ability to tackle problems based on state space analysis and controller design. Matlab assessment tests the students’ ability to solve practical problems as taught in the lab.

Timetable

Past Exam Papers

General Notes

Original Handbook text:

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