Full Title:Control Systems 1
Language of Instruction:English
Module Code:CTRL E8004
Credits: 5
Valid From:Semester 1 - 2009/10 ( September 2009 )
Module Delivered in No Programmes
Module Description:A further module in control with modelling and analysis.
Learning Outcomes:
On successful completion of this module the learner should be able to
  1. Understand the mathematical basis of digital control.
  2. Develop a transfer function model of a basic sampled control system.
  3. Analyse the steady state and transient response of a digital control system.
  4. Conduct and understand the basic stability analysis of a digital system.
  5. Implement cascade compensation via the s-plane.
  6. Develop and implement basic fuzzy logic protocols within a digital controller.

Module Content & Assessment

Indicative Content
Sampling Theory
Modelling Sampling Systems
Steady State Analysis
Transient Analysis
Stability Analysis
Compensation Networks, implementation and analysis
Introduction to Fuzzy Logic
Implementation of Fuzzy Control Loops
Assessment Breakdown%
Course Work30.00%
End of Module Formal Examination70.00%

Full Time

Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Marks Out Of Pass Marks Assessment Date Duration
Other Assignment 1 2,3,4,5,6 15.00 0 0 Week 6 0
Other Assignment 2 2,3,4,5,6 15.00 0 0 Week 12 0
No Project
No Practical
End of Module Formal Examination
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Marks Out Of Pass Marks Assessment Date Duration
Formal Exam End-of-Semester Final Examination 1,2,3,4,5,6 70.00 0 0 End-of-Semester 0
Reassessment Requirement
A repeat examination
Reassessment of this module will consist of a repeat examination. It is possible that there will also be a requirement to be reassessed in a coursework element.

DKIT reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment


Module Workload & Resources

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture Formal Lectures and Tutorials 2.00 Every Week 2.00
Practical Laboratory based. 1.00 Every Week 1.00
Directed Reading Supporting Lectures 2.00 Every Week 2.00
Independent Study No Description 3.00 Every Week 3.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 8.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 3.00
This course has no Part Time workload.
Recommended Book Resources
  • Wise, Norman S, Control Systems Engineering, Wiley
  • Ross, Timothy J, Fuzzy Logic with Engineering Applications, Wiley
  • Franklin, Gene F; Powell, David J, Digital Control of Dynamic Systems, Pearson Education
This module does not have any article/paper resources
This module does not have any other resources