EEE8013 : Linear Controller Design & State Space with Matlab Applications

Semester 1 Credit Value: 15
ECTS Credits: 8.0


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.

Teaching Methods

Teaching Activities
Category Activity Number Length Student Hours Comment
Guided Independent StudyAssessment preparation and completion12:002:00Exam - Closed Book
Guided Independent StudyAssessment preparation and completion360:3018:00Revision for final exam
Guided Independent StudyAssessment preparation and completion22:004:00Final exam x 2
Scheduled Learning And Teaching ActivitiesLecture122:0024:00N/A
Guided Independent StudyAssessment preparation and completion12:302:30Exam - Open Book
Scheduled Learning And Teaching ActivitiesPractical241:0024:00N/A
Guided Independent StudySkills practice123:0036:00Matlab and Simulink
Guided Independent StudyIndependent study139:3039:30Reviewing lecture notes; general reading
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.

Assessment Methods

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

Description Length Semester When Set Percentage Comment
Written Examination1201A50N/A
PC Examination1501A50Open 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.

Reading Lists