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EEE3001 : Linear Controller Design and State Space Analysis

  • Offered for Year: 2019/20
  • Module Leader(s): Dr Damian Giaouris
  • Owning School: Engineering
  • Teaching Location: Newcastle City Campus
Semester 1 Credit Value: 10
ECTS Credits: 5.0


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

To introduce linear control system design using computer aid 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 completion12:002:00Final exam
Scheduled Learning And Teaching ActivitiesLecture122:0024:00N/A
Guided Independent StudyAssessment preparation and completion240:3012:00Revision for final exam
Guided Independent StudyIndependent study162:0062:00Reviewing lecture notes; general reading
Jointly Taught With
Code Title
EEE8013Linear Controller Design & State Space with Matlab Applications
Teaching Rationale And Relationship

Outcomes are achieved through lecture-based teaching.

Assessment Methods

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

Description Length Semester When Set Percentage Comment
Written Examination1201A100N/A
Exam Pairings
Module Code Module Title Semester Comment
EEE8013Linear Controller Design & State Space with Matlab Applications1N/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. PBL material will also be given to the students to meet the intended knowledge outcomes.

Reading Lists