EE 128. Feedback Control Theory


Catalog Description: (4 units) Analysis and synthesis of continuous and sampled-data linear feedback control systems. Advantages and limitations of feedback. Design by root locus, frequency response, and state space methods, with a comparison of techniques. Case studies.

Prerequisites: EECS 120.

Course objectives: The objective of this course is to introduce the theory of analysis and synthesis of continuous and discrete time linear feedback control systems. Both frequency domain and state variable techniques are discussed.

Topics covered:

  • System Modeling
  • Properties and specifications of feedback systems
  • Root-locus design Method
  • Nyquist Stability Criterion
  • Compensation
  • State space formulation
  • Pole placement design
  • Estimator design
  • Analysis of discrete systems
  • Discrete state-space design method
  • Properties of Operational Amplifier Circuits
  • Oscillator design
  • System modeling and linearization
  • Root Locus design procedure
  • Compensation and circuit realization
  • Phase-Locked Loop design
  • State feedback controller design and computer simulation

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